Author: Michael P. Cahill

Mark McLaughlin in ‘The Seafarer’

Henry Kissinger once wrote of Gen. Charles de Gaulle: “One had the sense that if he moved to a window, the center of gravity might shift, and the whole room might tilt into the garden.” That is precisely the impression…

A Demon Oozes Charm

An unlikely musical hit was produced recently at the Marigny Theater by the adventurous To Do Productions. “Thrill Me: The Leopold And Loeb Story,” sets to music the familiar tale of the 1924 random thrill-killing of 14-year-old Bobby Franks by…

Jason Kirkpatrick

If the city’s established theaters are New Orleans’ version of the Great White Way, then the independent production companies are our Off-Broadway, more apt to present new, cutting-edge theater. InSideOut Productions recently solidified itsposition as an independent theatrical force with…

NOCCA Nails "Tommy"

Recent seasons at NOCCA|Riverfront have seen elements from various disciplines come together in a string of dazzling and surprisingly mature productions. This spring the NOCCA Musical Theatre Department topped them all with its stunning presentation of The Who’s landmark rock…