Holidays in NOLA Theatre

Holiday Theatre Round-Up

NOLA theatre has a great line-up of shows for the month of December, some to get you in the holiday spirit and some to just enjoy an night with your family! For every show we breakdown where, when, how much, and for what ages.

See you at the theatre!

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MANDATORY MERRIMENT: A New Holiday Musical
Created by Leslie Castay and Ian Hoch
Musical Direction by Alan Payne

PROMO CODE: NOBO10

Southern Rep commissioned two of NOLA’s favorites: Leslie Castay and Ian Hoch to write a modern New Orleans musical! A freak blizzard hits the city and strands six strangers together at a French Quarter dive bar just two days before Christmas. A hysterical, very New Orleans, holiday musical! Mention NOBO at the box office and get a free glass of holiday cheer at the theatre bar. PROMO CODE: NOBO10

Ages 13+

Reserve your tickets at: www.southernrep.com

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THE MUTILATED
by Tennesse Williams
Presented by The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company

Yes, Tennessee Williams wrote a holiday musical comedy! Trinket and Celeste are at sixes and sevens with each other, but by the time the bells of St. Louis Cathedral toll twelve on Christmas Eve, will they reconcile, or will they end up in Touro Infirmary with battle wounds? Complete with warped Christmas carols from a chorus of Quarter rats, this is Tennessee Williams in his holiday best! This hilarious production will feature an original score by New Orleans based composer Michael Gillette!

Ages 10+

Reserve your tickets at: http://www.twtheatrenola.com/

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Charles Dickens
directed by Maxwell WilliamsLe Petit’s first-annual production of Charles Dickens’ heartwarming Victorian classic, A Christmas Carol, features 20 young artists from our newly-launched Young Conservatory Program. Filled with magic, ghosts, and holiday cheer.

Ages 5 and Up.
Reserve your tickets at: http://www.twtheatrenola.com/
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BALLOONACY
by Barry Korhauser
directed by Darci Fulcher
starring Jon Greene
Live Accompaniment by Brian Coogan
The Radical Buffoons will be presenting Balloonacy, a comedic play for the whole family, from December 22nd to December 30th. This production will be the first work from the company’s YOUNG AUDIENCES and has a limited-run scheduled during The New Orleans’ School System Holiday Break with day time performances. 60 min. The captivating and whimsical tale of a grumpy man vs a playful balloon.
All Ages
10am & 2pm performances
Reserve your tickets at: www.radicalbuffoons.com

New Orleans Theater Oct 15- Oct 21

A DOLL’S HOUSE PT 2 Presented by Southern Rep. Nora, knocks on the door of the house she left 15 years ago, the whole family is in for a surprise. Running 10/3- 10/28 . Wednesday- Saturday 7:30 PM, Sun 3 PM. @ Southern Rep Theater on Bayou Rd. $25-$40
DISCOUNT CODE: NOBO​10

Debauchery Now in its eighth season, New Orleans’ only live, ongoing soap opera is more hilariously histrionic than ever!  Join in on the family drama as sisters Chanel and Cartier flounce and fight their way through a maze of outrageous exploits. Every month, a new episode. 10/17 7:30 PM @ Southern Rep Theater. $10

PILLOWMAN Presented by the NOLA Project. A writer in an unnamed totalitarian state is being interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a series of murders. Running 10/18-11/3 @ Lusher Lion’s Gate Theater. $15-$38
OPENING WEEKEND

SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF An extraordinary one-man, three-character play that journeys into the heart and mind of New Orleans’ beloved jazz legend, Louis Armstrong. Running 10/3 – 10/21. @Le Petit Theatre. $20-$55
FINAL WEEKEND

STORIES WITHOUT WORDS by The Radical BuffoonsModeled on the experience of watching youtube video after youtube video, STORIES WITHOUT WORDS uses 14 individual pieces of dance theater to counter the isolation of the internet and return performance back to its shared and joyous roots. Running 10/18- 11/3 @ Fortress of Lushington. $15-$25
OPENING WEEKEND

Full calendar for the month can be found at TheNewOrleansBoxOffice.com

New Orleans Theatre May 21- May 27

Jubilee: A Gulf South Food Play, by New Noise, directed by Bonnie Jean Gable. Audiences join the actors for a family supper that seeks to untangle the knot of white Southern identity, unspooling threads of personal ancestry, Southern duality, and the ravages of racism. Running May 16- May 27th, Catapult, $25 (dinner is included) CLOSING THIS WEEK

All the Way by Robert Schenkkan, presented by Southern Rep, directed by Aimèe Hayes. November, 1963: an assassin’s bullet catapults Lyndon Baines Johnson into the presidency. A Shakespearean figure of towering ambition and appetite, this charismatic, conflicted Texan hurls himself into the passage of the Civil Rights Act. Previews May 16th- May 20th, Running May 21- June 3rd. Loyola Marquette Theatre, $25-$40.

The Three Musketeers by Pete McElligott, directed by Mark Routhier, the NOLA Project’s 2018 garden show. Part Monty Python foolishness, part swashbuckling adventure. Running May 9th- May 27th, Wednesdays-Fridays and Sundays at 7pm, NOMA Sculpture Garden,$25-$30 CLOSING THIS WEEK

An Act of God by David Javerbaum, directed by Maxwell Williams and starring Bryan Batt. After a millennia, and in just 90 minutes, God has arrived back on Earth to address some of your deepest questions. May 11- May 27th, Thursdays-Saturdays 7:30 pm, Sundays 3pm, Mon 5/21 7:30pm, Le Petit Theatre, $15-$50 CLOSING THIS WEEK

Full calendar for the month found at our home page TheNewOrleansBoxOffice.com 

 

May 8- May 14th

 

The Three Musketeers by Pete McElligott, directed by Mark Routhier, the NOLA Project’s 2018 garden show. Part Monty Python foolishness, part swashbuckling adventure. Running May 9th- May 27th, Wednesdays-Fridays and Sundays at 7pm, NOMA Sculpture Garden,$25-$30

Forge Festival presented by Goat in the Road, a biennial micro festival of genre-bending original work by some of the most accomplished theatre artists in the city. Running May 11- May 20th, Fridays-Sundays starting at 6pm, Fortress of Lushington (2215 Burgundy), Free-$25

An Act of God by David Javerbaum, directed by Maxwell Williams and starring Bryan Batt. After a millennia, and in just 90 minutes, God has arrived back on Earth to address some of your deepest questions. May 11- May 27th, Thursdays-Saturdays 7:30 pm, Sundays 3pm, Mon 5/21 7:30pm, Le Petit Theatre, $15-$50

Play/Write Showcase, 11 student plays written by 5th & 6th grade

rs from New Orleans Schools presented by six local professional companies. ONE NIGHT ONLY 5/14 7pm, Dillard University’s Cook Theatre, Free