Theatre + Art

le petit theatre du vieux carré

616 St. Peter St. | New Orleans | 504-522-2081 | www.lepetittheatre.comThe 95th season of the city’s oldest theater features Broadway musicals and Tony Award-winning shows on the Main Stage and Off-Broadway hits on Muriel’s Cabaret Stage.Upcoming: “hairspray” (through Oct.10). The…

rivertown repertory theatre

325 Minor St. | Kenner | 504-468-7221 | rivertownrepertorytheatre.orgKenner’s award-winning theatre features Broadway musicals, comedies and dramas in a 300-seat facility. Upcoming:“Plaid Tidings” (Nov. 19-Dec. 5). A brand new family show for the holidays that offers the best of “Forever…

southern repertory theatre

333 Canal Place | 3rd floor | New Orleans | 504-522-6545 | www.southernrep.comArtistic Director Aimée Hayes continues Southern Rep’s tradition of presenting high-quality performances of American works, with emphasis on new plays, and this year beginning a collaboration with Le…

mahalia jackson theater for the performing arts

801 N. Rampart St. | New Orleans | 504-525-1052 | www.mahaliajacksontheater.comBroadway is back in New Orleans at the beautiful Mahalia Jackson Theater. Along with hit classics, the theater entertainment  from standup comedy to musical concerts. Upcoming: “Daniel Tosh – Twenty Ten…

louisiana philharmonic orchestra

1010 Common St. | Ste. 2120 | New Orleans | Box office: 504-523-6530  www.lpomusic.comMusic Director and Principal Conductor Carlos Miguel Prieto will lead the orchestra through a full season of exciting performances. Upcoming (check the Web site for times and…

new orleans ballet association

Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts | New Orleans | Box office: 504-522-0996 | www.nobadance.comWorld-class dance companies and artists perform classical and contemporary programs at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts.Upcoming: “MOMIX” (Oct. 22-23). “Botanica” presents grand…

new orleans opera association

Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts | New Orleans | Box office: 504-529-3000 | 800-881-4459 | www.neworleansopera.orgArtistic Director Robert Lyall leads the 68th season of stunning performances on the Placido Domingo Stage of the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the…

Art in New Orleans

Blackett Peck GalleryMichelle Y Williams GalleryJodie Vaun BackenstoIf you’re feeling frustrated with the city (road works, oil spill, whatever the cause) cheer yourself up and pop into a gallery. Art lover or not, you’ll really enjoy yourself.Galleries in New Orleans…

will smith

The desire to capture a fleeting scene is a common enough artistic inspiration. Lately, though, Will Smith has found himself compelled to literally preserve the memory of a landscape. That’s because the subject of hislatest series of paintings is rapidly…

rug rules

Whether you buy an antique rug or a modern one, it should not be an uninformed decision.

Tales Told

The works of Baton Rouge sculptor Jonathan Pellitteri are more than just beautiful; they’re “silent conversations.”

that’s entertainment

We’re back! This month OnStage returns to St. Charles Avenue magazine with a snapshot of what you can expect in coming months from local theater and performing arts organizations in and around New Orleans. Springtime brings not only a continuing…

theaters keep the drama alive

If variety really is the spice of life, New Orleans audiences are in for a flavor-filled spring as local theaters offer dramas, musicals, original works and time-tested classics. Some are turning to partnerships as a way to keep the entertainment…

classical performances, gala events

Spring strikes a festive note in classical arts organizations as they add galas and special events to their line-up of concerts before taking their customary summer break. New Orleans Opera closes its season with a powerhouse drama, “Der fliedengre Hollander,”…

profiles

4539 N. I-10 Service Road | Metairie | 504-456-4111www.actorstheatreofneworleans.comFounder René J.F. Piazza presents a season of theatrical fun.Upcoming:“The Twilight of the Golds” (-Mar 6). Directed by Actor’s Theater founder Rene J. F. Piazza, this drama tells the story of a…

Annie Strack

This Lacombe-based artist has her eye on the future.

front & center

Some local theater companies that formed during the past few years have quickly become staples of New Orleans’ dramatic scene. Here’s what a few of them have lined up.NEW ORLEANS FINALLY got its very own Fringe Festival last year, and…

creative force

Tressa Procter-King of Flambeaux Design Co. makes New Orleans-inspired jewelry out of polymer clay, copper wire and found objects.

The Show Goes On

In September 2007, OnStage magazine began providing quarterly coverage of theater and performing arts organization activities in and around New Orleans. Difficult economic conditions forced the printed magazine into hiatus this fall, but Renaissance Publishing is doing its best to…

Jenny Ellerbe: Images from the delta parishes

Here is Home”: Those three words say almost everything about Jenny Ellerbe and her remarkable photographs of Northeast Louisiana. Here is Home is about a Monroe artist who has found her visual poetry in the dark bayous and shadows along…

Justin Lundgren

Wherever examples of Justin Lundgren’s photography are on display, people are sure to be in motion, leaning, bobbing and tilting around others. Vantage is vital to appreciating this work because each is a triptych composed of three photos, precisely sliced…

A happy medium

Georgette Fortino has expressed her creativity with everything from flowers to wax, but she’s finally found her niche with Precious Metal Clays.

Glazed art of fire

Craig McMillin of Mudflap Pottery has perfected a crystalline glazing method that gives new life to his work.