The Alamo Underground
Artistic director: Gabrielle Reisman One of New Orleans’ newer theater venues, The Alamo Underground is an intimate, multi-use space with a commitment to staging new plays by local, emerging artists. The Alamo Underground’s 2007-2008 season has been a testament to the burgeoning local theater scene, with several world premières from New Orleans playwrights, as well as a monthly new play reading series. Upcoming Performances:
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ventriloquist verses: voices from beneath the water’s edge | Aug. 22-Sept. 6, Fri. and Sat. at 8 p.m. An original multi-media presentation by Diana Shortes that looks at loss, forgiveness and the search for cultural identity in post-Katrina New Orleans. Directed by John Grimsley, choreography by Monique Moss, with musical accompaniment by local musicians.
Coming in October:
Brian and Shevat | Oct. 2-18. New Orleans premiere of the original play by Gabrielle Reisman. When two strangers wake in the same bed, their lives are altered like lightening in this lyrical play about love, identity and corn dogs set in the Crescent City. Starring James Bartelle and Ashley Ricord.