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ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 3 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 3 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

The Foundation…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
We are excited to announce the Saturday Farmers Market at the French Market!… more

St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The St. Bernard Salutes America Committee will host the 31st Annual Celebration… more

The Makeup & Martini…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beauty and Entertainment event The Makeup &… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… 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.