Theatre + Art

Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane #MuseumFromHome

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – While the Newcomb Art Museum is temporarily closed, we will be joining in the worldwide #MuseumFromHome movement and providing digital content weekly via our e-newsletter and daily via our social media channels, including art activities,…

Jefferson Performing Arts Society Rescheduling Notice

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In an effort to ensure the safety and wellness of our patrons, artists, staff, and community, and in response to the executive proclamation by Governor John Bel Edwards, our remaining productions at the Jefferson Performing…

Business Update: Rivertown Theaters

NEW ORLEANS – All performances at Rivertown Theaters are cancelled until further notice and will be re-scheduled for later dates for the shows ”Peter & The Starcatcher,”  Ricky Graham’s “The Golden Girls,”  and Disney’s Moana, Jr. as well as The…

New Orleans Art Museums Jointly Announce Closure

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) have decided to temporarily close our doors starting Monday, March 16, to aid in the prevention…

The Saenger Issues Statement On Upcoming Performances

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Under the direction of Governor John Bel Edwards, large public gatherings in Louisiana with more than 250 people will be banned, effective immediately until Monday, April 13. We are therefore suspending all performances at the…

Tickets On Sale For The Premiere of Broadway's Anastasia

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Individual tickets for the tour of the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of ANASTASIA are on sale.  Named “one of the most gorgeous shows in years,” ANASTASIA will be coming to the Saenger Theatre from April 14-19.…

Oh, What A Night

It's not late December, or 1963, but this weekend is sure to have you say, "Oh, what a night," as Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons make their way to The Saenger Theatre, March 6-8, in "Jersey Boys" as part…

LDEI Culinary Book Club On March 21

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Les Dames d'Escoffier International (LDEI) - New Orleans Chapter continues its bi-monthly culinary book club, available free of charge to foodies who are interested in discussing food-related fiction and nonfiction. The next three meetings will…

Rivertown Theaters Announces Upcoming 9th Season of Shows

KENNER, La (press release) – Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts’ Artistic Directors, Kelly Fouchi and Gary Rucker promise a very entertaining schedule of productions for the 2020-2021 season, artfully produced and directed at the multi award winning theater in…

JPAS Presents "The Complete History of Comedy (abridged)"

METAIRIE, La (press release) – Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor's "The Complete History of Comedy (abridged)" at Teatro Wego! in Westwego, LA. Authoring titles such as "The Complete History of America (abridged)" and "The Ultimate…

Fiddler On The Roof Tickets On Sale Friday, Feb. 21

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans announced today that individual tickets for the tour of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof will go on sale Friday, Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. Presented…

PJ Morton Releases The Piano Album

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – PJ Morton shares The Piano Album, his fifth self-released LP in less than three years. Just like his previous, Grammy-winning live album Gumbo Unplugged, Morton made this new record in one night, one room, and…

A World Of Pure Imagination

Willy Wonka and his Everlasting Gobstopper have made their way to The Saenger Theatre this week. For a week-long engagement, Wonka, Charlie and gang will deliver inventions, magic and music to the people of New Orleans. The musical, based off…

Tickets For Broadway’s ANASTASIA Go On Sale FRIDAY, FEB. 7

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans announced today that the individual tickets for the tour of the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of ANASTASIA will go on sale Friday, Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. Named “one of…

NOMA Announces Auditorium Complex Renovation

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In its mission to serve as a multi-faceted cultural convener arts and audiences, the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) began construction on renovations to its auditorium complex in early January of 2020. NOMA is…

Miss Saigon Flies Into The Saenger

  This week, the new Cameron Mackintosh revival of “Miss Saigon” debuted at The Saenger Theatre and is set to run through Jan. 26. The Broadway production follows the life of Kim, a Vietnamese woman who is orphaned during the…

This Weekend at the Ogden Museum, Jan. 25

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – On Saturday, Jan. 25, be a Southern artist with the Artist Workshop Series. Join the museum for the first in a series of creative mornings exploring Ogden Museum exhibitions! This workshop will focus on creating…

Registration Now Open for Ogden Museum Summer Camps!

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Through a series of small, specialized camps, kids in grades 2 through 12 can explore fashion design, photography, painting, printmaking, mixed media and more! Each session draws inspiration from Southern works of art and gives…

50th Anniversary Evening of Stars

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Celebrating 50 years of “Bringing Dance to Life” in New Orleans, the New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA) continues its golden anniversary year with a glittering, star-studded 50th Anniversary Evening of Stars on Jan. 25 at…

JPAS 42nd Season Auditions: "42nd Street"

NEW ORLEANS (press release) Jefferson Performing Arts Society will hold auditions for various principal, sub-principal, supporting, and ensemble roles for the upcoming production of "42nd Street." Please note, we are trying out a different format for your convenience to keep…