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EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 28 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

ETCHYNPÜFE Group Show…

May 28 - 31, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is excited to host ETCHYNPÜFE, a group show… more

Jazz in the Park…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Jazz in the Park returns for eight straight weeks this spring, running from… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

May 28 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Le Petit Theatre…

May 28 - 31, 2015
This classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical traces the lives of… more

Tennessee Williams:…

May 28 - 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The Irish House…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patrick Cooper. more

Yappy Hour in the…

May 28 - 28, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Purchased Lives: New…

May 29 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

The Irish House…

May 29 - 29, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for Patie O'Sullivan. more

My Leg, My Choice…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Lace up your sneakers for a good cause. Proceeds from the race will support… more

New Orleans Oyster…

May 30 - 31, 2015
You better not eat for days leading up to the 2015 New Orleans Oyster Festival.… more

NORDC Movies in the…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of "Dolphin Tale… more

Saturday Farmers…

May 30 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

The Irish House…

May 30 - 30, 2015
Join us at the Irish House for One Tailed Three. more

Soul Full Sunday…

May 31 - 31, 2015
We are thrilled to bring to Ashé, once again, an unforgettable Sunday… more

Celebrate the Wonders…

Jun 1 - 1, 2015
Dr. Antje Boetius is a Marine Biologist and Oceanographer at the Alfred Wegener… more

Ashe Powerhouse…

Jun 3 - 5, 2015
See the Pulitzer Prize-nominated play by New Orleans native Lisa D'Amour,… more

The Victory Belles…

Jun 3 - 3, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Jun 3 - 3, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

May 28 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

SOUTHERN REP THEATRE ANNOUNCES ITS ANNUAL GALA AND MAJOR FUNDRAISER: LES BON TEMPS SOIRÉE: AN ELEGANT EVENING OF CABARET STARRING LESLIE CASTAY

AIMÉE HAYES, PRODUCING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
THEATRE NEWS * * * FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For More Information please contact:  pr@southernrep.com

May 2, 2013

New Orleans - Southern Rep Theatre debuts Les Bon Temps Soirée: An Elegant Evening of Cabaret, June 4, at the Windsor Court Hotel starring Leslie Castay, New Orleans' own "Queen of Cabaret." Ms. Castay, accompanied by piano guru Jefferson Turner, takes the lead in an inspired evening of performances from our city's greatest musical talents and story tellers such as Troi Bechet, Jessie Terrebonne Thompson, Lisa Picone, Clint Johnson, Ann Mahoney, those wild ladies of burlesque, Fleur de Tease; and features the cast of NEXT TO NORMAL, Southern Rep's musical smash hit. Windsor Court Chefs create a tantalizing menu for our guests while champagne and a full bar await event-goers. The Southern Rep silent auction, an annual favorite, includes original artwork, jewelry, and offerings from many popular and beloved local businesses with the exciting live auction returning as well. Tickets are on sale now at southernrep.com for $150 per person or $1,500 for a table of 10.

Les Bon Temps Soirée takes place at the Windsor Court Hotel's Penthouse Ballroom overlooking an enchanting view of the Mississippi River and CBD. $8 Valet Parking is available at the hotel.

The silent auction offers a range of items including stunning jewelry and crystal, hotel packages, restaurant and café gift certificates, artwork, music, ballet and theatre tickets, museum, gallery and athletic club memberships, jazz and blues compilations, books, stationery, pottery and more, all generously donated by Symmetry Jewelers, Fisher & Sons Jewelers, Mignon Faget, Adler's Jewelers, Courtyard by Marriott, Royal Sonesta Hotel, The Columns Hotel, Bourbon Orleans Hotel, Embassy Suites, Muriel's Jackson Square, Dickie Brennan Companies, Palm Court Jazz Café, Deanie's Seafood Restaurant, Café Amelie, Dante's Kitchen, Domilise's Po-Boys, Houston's Restaurant, PJ's Coffee, Michalopoulos Gallery, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Friends of Music, New Orleans Ballet Association, Delta Festival Ballet, Jefferson Performing Arts Society, New Orleans Museum of Art, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, The National World War II Museum, Neal Auction Company, Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans Athletic Club, Downtown Fitness, Basin Street Records, Octavia Books, Iris, Derby Potter and Tile, and Alexa Pulitzer.   

Southern Rep Theatre enters its 26th season as the region's premiere professional theatre, producing bold world and regional premieres under the leadership of Producing Artistic Director, Aimée Hayes. In addition to Southern Rep's ongoing commitment to new play development with exciting programs like the 6X6 Play Slam and its PlayLab, DEBAUCHERY, and The Ruby Prize, the company's Mainstage work includes the best of Broadway, off-Broadway and classic plays. Southern Rep offers educational programs such as YO NOLA, free student matinees, $10 student rush tickets and AcademySRT; as well as providing an artistic home to new works in development in the annual New Play Bacchanal.