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Profiles: Anthony Bean Community Theater

1333 South Carrollton Ave. | New Orleans | 504-862-7529

Founder and Artistic Director Anthony Bean has dedicated this theater to developing young talent and providing a stage where novices and professional actors may work side by side. It’s a professional theater company and school that allows unrestricted entrance to children and adults.


“Blues for an Alabama Sky” (April 6-22). Written by Pearl Cleage. Set in 1930 Harlem, individuals scramble to survive the depression and make sense of their overlapping lives.

“For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide” (June 8-24). Ntozake Shange’s play still resonates. Directed by Anthony Bean.

“High School Musical” (July 20-29). Disney’s hit comes to the local stage.

“Seven Guitars” (Sept. 7-23). August Wilson’s lyrical 1940s entry into his Pittsburgh Cycle overflows with music, mystery and humor.

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