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Celebrating the 25th anniversary season, Artistic Director Aimée Hayes continues Southern Rep’s tradition of presenting high-quality performances of American works, with emphasis on new plays.
“God of Carnage” (Sept. 14-Oct. 9). By Yasmina Reza, directed by Ricky Graham. Featuring Spud McConnell and Maureen Brennan with Lara Grice and Gary Rucker. A playground altercation between 11-year-old boys pits two sets of Brooklyn parents in a meeting that begins with diplomatic niceties before the gloves come off. Winner of the 2009 Tony Award.
“Red" (Nov. 2-20). By John Logan, directed by Aimée Hayes, featuring Bob Edes Jr. and Sean Glazebrook. Master abstract expressionist Mark Rothko lands the huge commission for a series of murals at the Four Seasons Restaurant, but his young assistant challenges his artistry and throws him into an agonizing state. Winner of the 2010 Tony Award.
“A Streetcar Named Desire” (March 21-April 8). By Tennessee Williams. "Streetcar" finally makes a triumphant return to New Orleans.