We start the month with New Orleans theatre and performing arts festival, the InFringe Fest, going on its 3rd year. The festival takes over the Marigny and the Bywater performing 55+ shows in over 12 venues! Performances include dramas, musicals, cabarets, comedy, puppet theatre, circus arts, and storytelling, plus a venue reserved just for family-friendly productions.
Learn more about the festival and see what our InFringe Picks are at INFRINGE FEST PICKS 2018
WHAT NOBO IS EXCITED FOR THIS NOVEMBER:
Avant-garde sideshow troupe The No Ring Circus premieres their second full-length production this November at The Fortress of Lushington.
PSYCHOPOMPS shepherds an audience of the recently deceased through a Dantean underworld in turmoil. The Psychopomps who have guided man for all eternity face obsolescence in the new age of mankind’s self-sufficiency, and denial of the spiritual realm. Using real-life sideshow and pain tolerance skills as a means to tell their story, the troupe fuses performance art with linear storytelling. Featuring a cast of world-class sideshow talent, and an original score, join us for PSYCHOPOMPS.”
Nov 8 – Nov 17
At 9pm or 10pm depending on the night
at The Fortress of Lushington 2215 Burgundy Street
General admission is $20
NOLAnow Theatre is a brand new, woman run company in New Orleans. Their premiere production opens the 3rd weekend of November, a queer production of GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES.
Rajiv Joseph’s Gruesome Playground Injuries is a raw and compelling exploration of human connection in the modern world. Over the course of 30 nonlinear years, lifelong friends Kayleen and Doug watch each other’s lives unfold and evolve through times of physical and emotional turmoil. After non-traditional casting, Kathleen and Doug’s relationship will be enriched as the artists explore the queerness in these characters.
Friday, November 16th at 7:30pm
Saturday, November 17th at 7:30pm
Sunday, November 18th at 2pm.
At the Church of Yoga
Seating is limited! Get tickets at: https://www.nolanowtheatre.com/
MANDATORY MERRIMENT: A New Holiday Musical
New Orleans’ first blizzard has the city in the midst of a world gone mad! When circumstances beyond their control strand six strangers together at Benny’s Tavern in the French Quarter just two days before Christmas, they’re forced to find new ways to celebrate the season. Hunker down for the holidays and enjoy MANDATORY MERRIMENT: A NEW HOLIDAY MUSICAL
Nov 28- Dec 23 at Southern Rep, Ticket info to come!
Intramural Theater’s fall production of The Women in the Mangroves, an original play written and designed by Sarah VanDerMeer will premiere this November at the Fortress of Lushington. Directed by Bennett Kirschner, and featuring the talents of Chris Silva, Grace Kennedy, Grace Nix and Mack Guillory III, this beautiful and weird production is equal parts arts installation and play. Produced by the same company who brought you Cowboy Mouth, Form/Focus, and Chet’s Summer Vacation.
Nov 30 – Dec 10, @ Fortress of Lushington
Ticket information to come!