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Edgar Degas: The…

Apr 1 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Apr 1 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Apr 1 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Apr 1 - 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Apr 1 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Apr 1 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Now in its 8th season, Opera on Tap - New Orleans is attracting people from… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Apr 1 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Smoker's World…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Smoker's World featuring Eric… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Apr 1 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

The Victory Belles…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Exhibition Opening -…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art will showcase works from the Ogden… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Apr 2 - 4, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Longvue House and…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Dine at the magnificent estate of Longue Vue House and Gardens while brushing… more

Ogden After Hours…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for Ogden After Hours for Christ Thomas King. more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Southern Rep Theatre, in partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans… more

The Trio feat. Johnny…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for The Trio featuring the Trio feat. Johnny Vidacovich, George Porter… more

Yappy Hour in the…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Join us for  Yappy Hour in the Courtyard at Rare Form, to benefit the… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Apr 1 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… 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.