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Art is the Driving…

Dec 7 - 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Dec 7 - 7, 2016
"The Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth" that tells… more

Celebration in the…

Dec 07, 2016 - Jan 01, 2017
City Park's annual holiday lighting exhibit and festival returns with one of… more

Christmas New Orleans…

Dec 7 - 31, 2016
There's no place like New Orleans for the holidays during Christmas New Orleans… more

Clarence John…

Dec 07, 2016 - Mar 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

Comedy Gold hosted by…

Dec 07, 2016 - Jan 07, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages (content may not be appropriate for all ages).… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Dec 07, 2016
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Dean's List

Dec 7 - 28, 2016
Dean's List is a variety show of a most unusual kind. This show blends improv,… more

Exhibition to feature…

Dec 07, 2016 - Mar 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

Grease Trio: Terence…

Dec 7 - 7, 2016
Join us for Grease Trio: Terence Higgins, Eric Vogel, Andrew Block &… more

Happy's Running Club…

Dec 7 - 28, 2016
Join us every Wednesday  for a  fun 5k or close at the Happy's Irish… more

Historic New Orleans…

Dec 07, 2016 - Apr 09, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection is gearing up for an exciting new… more

Holiday Home and…

Dec 7 - 31, 2016
Just in time for the holiday season, The Historic New Orleans Collection will… more

Jonathan Weiss Dark…

Dec 7 - 31, 2016
Tour company Jonathan Weiss Tours will donate 15% of proceeds during the month… more

Luna Fete: 2016

Dec 7 - 10, 2016
    LUNA (Light Up NOLA Arts) Fete returns this December to… more

Miracle on Fulton…

Dec 7 - 24, 2016
NOV 22 – DEC 24 Hourly Snowfall 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Gingerbread… more

NapolĂ©on: General.…

Dec 07, 2016 - Jan 07, 2017
M.S. Rau Antiques will host a comprehensive exhibition Napoléon:… more

Newcomb Art Museum -…

Dec 7 - 30, 2016
Featuring work by nine women artists from the island continent, this exhibition… more

Oscar and The Blues…

Dec 7 - 28, 2016
This bands plays Blues music, which guest musicians will sit in and play with… more

Saenger Theatre…

Dec 7 - 7, 2016
One of the biggest icons in American music, Tony Bennett, comes to the Saenger… more

Art is the Driving…

Dec 7 - 30, 2016
Art has a power that reaches beyond personal visual expression. This exhibition… more

Tickets Now on Sale for Lombardi at Le Petit Theatre Love, Loss & What I Wore A Big Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
MEDIA CONTACT:
MARY MOUTON
504-261-4895

TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR LOMBARDI AT LE PETIT THEATRE
LOVE, LOSS & WHAT I WORE A BIG SUCCESS

Sept. 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21 @ 8 p.m.
Sept. 8, 15 @ 3 p.m.
Tickets: www.lepetittheatre.com; 504-522-2081

August 1, 2013, New Orleans, LA - Le Petit Theatre's "Lagniappe" production of Love, Loss and What I Wore exceeded expectations with packed houses for all six productions in a newly refurbished space that worked seamlessly alongside the new Tableau restaurant.

"New Orleanians showed their appreciation for community theatre by coming out in full force and they left Le Petit very happy, having enjoyed wonderful performances by nine extremely talented actresses, all of whom share a love of our city and this historic theater," said Cassie Worley, Le Petit Theatre Executive Director. "Our "Lagniappe" production was just what we needed to acclimate to our new surroundings and allowed us to work out a few kinks before our regular season opens with Lombardi. We are in fantastic shape for the upcoming season of five plays."

Over $2,200 was collected over the run of Love, Loss for the New Orleans chapter of Dress for Success through raffle tickets sales. Audience members generously donated loads of women's clothes for the nonprofit, which promotes the economic independence of women by providing professional attire and support.
Now, efforts turn toward the opening of the regular season on September 6 with Lombardi, by Eric Simonson, based on the book "When Pride Still Mattered - A Life of Vince Lombardi" by David Maraniss.

Tickets are now available for eleven performances Sept. 6 - 21. Ticket prices range from $30-$50 with a special discount performance on Wednesday, September 18 at 8pm. Tickets for that Sept. 18 performance are $10-$20. All tickets may be purchased online at www.lepetittheatre.com , at the box office between the hours of 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. on Wed-Fri and 11am - 6 p.m. on Saturdays or by calling 504-522-2081.

Lombardi, directed by Ron Gural
Ron Gural will direct the play about the legendary Green Bay Packer's Coach Vince Lombardi. A cub reporter is assigned to do a story on Lombardi and is quickly immersed into the very real life of the man on the football field and in his personal life - revealing the passion, the drive, and the unique ability of this powerful figure to push others towards perfection.

New Orleans actor Casey Groves will play the football icon and will be joined on stage by his real-life wife, Rachel Whitman Groves, who will play the part of the coach's wife. Other local actors include Carl Palmer, who will play Jim Taylor, the Green Bay fullback and All American who played college football at LSU. Actors Kevin Songy, Ross Britz and Ian Lawrence will round out the cast.

A 501(c)(3) performing arts organization, Le Petit Theater's mission is to provide a wide range of quality theatrical productions and programming to entertain, enrich and educate the diverse population of the region and enhance the economic vitality of New Orleans. Visit http://www.lepetittheatre.com/ for more information. Follow us on twitter @lepetitnola or facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LePetitNOLA .

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