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"Thanks for the…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did during… more

A Better You

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Ashé Cultural Arts Center invites you to join UnitedHealthcare for an… more

American Theater…

Sep 20 - 21, 2014
American Theatre Project of New Orleans (ATPNO) returns to Dillard University's… more

ART GUMBO

Sep 20 - Dec 20, 2014
River Region Art Association presents THE ART GUMBO MARKET every third Saturday… more

Big Sam's Funky Nation

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Come join us with live music from Big Sam's Funky Nation more

Family Art Day

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Join the Newcomb Art Gallery for a kid-friendly tour and hands-on activities… more

Free Kinder Garden at…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Play, learn and grow in this hands-on introduction to the world of gardens for… more

Irvin Mayfild's Jazz…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Join us at The Irvin Mayfield Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel for… more

Jefferson Performing…

Sep 20 - 28, 2014
The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be opening their 37th Season with an… more

Jefferson Performing…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will be presenting the Dr. Suess… more

Joy Theater Presents …

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Come and enjoy a special performance by Dr. John & The Nite Trippers with… more

Knit-in at the Museum

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
To kickoff our 9th year of Knit Your Bit, join area knitters and crocheters for… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Just a week later, the popular Broadway comedy "Vanya and Sonia and Masha… more

Le PETIT THEATRE…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
In this regional premiere of Christopher Durang's uproarious Tony Award winning… more

Living History Corps

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
The Museum's World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the Living History… more

Mark of the Feminine

Sep 20 - Oct 4, 2014
Curator Regine Basha's Mark of the Feminine is the first in a series of… more

New Orleans Burlesque…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
The closing night celebration follows the 2014 "Queen of Burlesque"… more

New Orleans Fringe…

Sep 20 - Oct 15, 2014
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Nick Moss Band

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Join us for Nick Moss Band. more

Rivertown Theaters…

Sep 20 - 28, 2014
Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film that started it all, we bring the… more

"Thanks for the…

Sep 20 - 20, 2014
Take a seat in the crowd as Bob Hope takes the stage, just as he did during… 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.