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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

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

The Gallier House…

Dec 07, 2016 - Jan 09, 2017
The Gallier Historic House will feature holiday decorations using… more

Art is the Driving…

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

LE PETIT THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2014-15 SEASON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

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Mary Mouton
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office: 504-269-4895

LE PETIT THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2014-15 SEASON

Season Subscriptions on Sale to the Public May 6

Auditions for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike May 19

Next on Stage: Death of a Salesman May 9-24

April 29, 2014, New Orleans, LA - The Board of Governors of Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré announced its 2014-15 season, consisting of five productions - a vibrant mix of drama, comedy and musicals.  The season opens on September 5, 2014 and runs through June 6, 2015, and will once again employ all local actors and crews.

 

"Le Petit presents an eclectic season with something for everyone," said Le Petit Theatre Executive Director Cassie Steck Worley. "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is a hilarious new comedy straight from Broadway. Peter and the Starcatcher is a prequel to Peter Pan and is a must-see for kids and adults. We are proud to present the rock opera classic, Jesus Christ Superstar and the Pulitzer Prize winning play, Dinner with Friends, and we end our season with a Stephen Sondheim musical, Merrily We Roll Along," Worley said.

 

2014-15 season subscriptions will go on sale to the public beginning May 6 via the theatre's website (http://www.lepetittheatre.com/) and the box office. During the regular season, individual tickets for each production will go on sale one month prior to opening night. The box office is open during the hours of 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Tuesdays through Saturdays (Closed Sundays and Mondays). For questions, call the box office at 504-522-2081 or email: info@lepetittheatre.com.

 

Tickets for the upcoming production of Death of a Salesman are now on sale.  The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama runs May 9-24.  The current 2013-14 season closes out with Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, July 11-26.

 

2014-15 Season Productions

 

VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE

September 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 @ 8:00 pm; Sept. 14 @ 3:00 pm

In this regional premiere of Christopher Durang's uproarious Tony Award winning comedy, middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home where they bicker and complain about their lives. Suddenly, their movie-star sister, Masha, swoops in with her new boy toy, Spike, and the fun begins.

 

Auditions May 19 - Director Ron Gural will hold auditions on Monday, May 19 at Le Petit for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Auditions will be held  from 6pm - 8pm for the following roles:

                Vanya - Male, late 40s - 60s

                Sonia - Female, late 40s - 60s

                Masha - Female, late 40s - 60s

                Spike - Male, 18-30, athletic build

                Nina - Female, late teens - 20s

                Cassandra - Female, 25 - 55, a "prophetess"

 

Auditioners should prepare a comic monologue no longer than two minutes.  The theatre is located at 616 St. Peter St. on the corner of Chartres Street.  Production dates are September 5-20, 2014, and all roles are paid. For more information, call (504) 522-2081 Tuesday-Friday between the hours of 11:00am and 3:00pm. 

 

PETER & THE STARCATCHER

November 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22 @ 8:00 pm; Nov. 16, 23 @ 3:00 pm

A dozen actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters using only their talent, ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination. This swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan will have you and your family hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight.

 

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

January 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, @ 8:00 pm; Jan. 25 @ 3:00 pm

Broadway's first rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice illuminates the transcendent power of the human spirit with a passion that goes straight to the heart. Jesus' meteor-like rise provides a parallel to contemporary celebrity worship.

 

DINNER WITH FRIENDS

March 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, 28, April 2, 3, 4 @ 8:00 pm; March 29 @ 3:00 pm

Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple nearing middle-age whose lives are turned upside down when they learn their best friends are divorcing. They learn the decisions made when they were younger may not be as "lifelong" as they once thought.

 

MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG

May 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30, June 4, 5, 6 @ 8:00 pm; May 31 @ 3:00 pm 

This classic Stephen Sondheim and George Furth musical traces the lives of wealthy, jaded composer Franklin Shepard and his two estranged friends through each milestone of their lives. Their journey crackles with wit and humor and includes one of the greatest musical scores in American theatre.

 

A 501(c)(3) performing arts organization, Le Petit Theatre'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. Phone: 504-522-2081.  Email:  info@lepetittheatre.com