Theatre + Art

JPAS presents "The Sound of Music"

METAIRIE, La (press release) – Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's, The Sound of Music at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie, LA. Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, Book by Howard Lindsay and…

Come Pretend! With Classical Vocal At NOCCA

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The NOCCA Classical Vocal Music Department proudly presents Pretend!, nightly Oct. 3-4, 7 p.m. on NOCCA’s campus in Freda Lupin Memorial Hall (2800 Chartres St., New Orleans-70117).  $10 advance tickets are available at www.NOCCA.com. The…

"Wicked" Announces In-Person Lottery For $25 Seats

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – A day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of seats will be held for WICKED, which is returning to the Saenger Theatre with performances from Oct. 2-20, 2019. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, WICKED…

Upturn Arts to Host 7th Annual Appetite for Art Dinner

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Upturn Arts is hosting its 7th annual dinner fundraiser, sponsored by the Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust, Appetite for Art. On Wednesday, Nov. 13, join Upturn Arts at the New Orleans Culinary & Hospitality Institute,…

O What A Night: Celebrating Southern Art + Culture

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The Ogden Museum of Southern Art, dedicated to broadening the knowledge, understanding, interpretation and appreciation of the visual arts and culture of the American South, will hold its annual O What a Night! Gala…

Wicked Returns To New Orleans

  NEW ORLEANS – The widely popular musical "Wicked" is set to open again in New Orleans next week. For almost the entire month of October, guests can experience the original story of the witches of Oz during the Hancock…

"9 to 5" Opens At Rivertown

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – "9 to 5, The Musical" opened at Rivertown Theater Sept. 13 and plays through Sept. 29. The play is directed by Gary Rucker with musical direction by Frank Von Hoven and choreography by Frannie…

Artists Choice Film Series Presents "Whatever Lola Wants"

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In conjunction with Bodies of Knowledge, artists represented in the exhibition have been invited to select a film for screening as a Saturday matinee at NOMA. Join artist Mahmoud Chouki on Saturday, Sept. 14, at…

Mahmoud Chouki's Safar Music Series Headlines Friday Nights at NOMA

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Friday Nights at NOMA on Sept. 13 will feature another in a series of East-West Safar music collaborations led by New Orleans-based Moroccan musician Mahmoud Chouki, in concert with Georgie Petrov and Sam Dickie. Arrive early and stay…

Friends of the Cabildo Announces Multiple Series Events

FOC Concert Series 2019-2020 NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Held in the intimate space of the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint, Friends of the Cabildo is proud to announce the 2019-2020 FOC Concert Series. This six-part…

Le Petit Theatre Begins 103rd Season With Comedy "Noises Off!"

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Le Petit Theatre is celebrating the start of our 103rd season with opener Noises Off. Called “the funniest farce ever written,” Noises Off presents a manic menagerie of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing’s On. Doors…

Where Writers Lived in Louisiana

So many of the nation’s finest writers have called Louisiana home, and I love visiting the places where they wrote, lived and placed their characters. Take James Lee Burke, who grew up in New Iberia and sets his award-winning mystery…

Opera Nouvelle brings 'Carmen' to Friday Nights at NOMA

  NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In advance of its full-scale production, the New Orleans Opera will present selections from Georges Bizet's Carmen in the Great Hall during Friday Nights at NOMA on Sept. 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.…

Ogden Museum Family Fair, Sept. 7

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – A day of kid friendly art activities and entertainment - all inspired by the American South! Join the Ogden for this annual celebration and FREE admission day featuring art activities, games and performances inspired by…