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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
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Mark Steinmetz: South

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Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
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Purchased Lives: New…

Apr 1 - Jul 18, 2015
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Le Petit Theatre…

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Fringe Festival: “. . . a member of the white race . . .”

November 20 – 24, 2013
  • Location: Ashé Cultural Arts Center
  • Address: 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA
  • Times: November 20, 22, 23, 24, 2013 | 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday; (Dark Thursday), November 24, 2013 | 3:00 p.m. Sunday Matinee
  • Admission: Fringe tickets with button or $20 at door with $3 button
  • Phone: 504-957-9283
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Fringe tickets with button or $20 at door with $3 button
American Theatre Project of New Orleans, in conjunction with Ashé Cultural Arts Center and the New Orleans Fringe Festival, is proud to present the world premiere of "…a member of the white race…." during the 2013 New Orleans Fringe Festival. Written by Warren Burdine and directed by Ed Bishop, the story is based on the actual court case of Ralph Dupas, one of the two last great New Orleans prize fighters, and tells the story of how in Jim Crow 1957, New Orleans, Southeast Louisiana parents concocted an elaborate “passing” scheme.  Regarded as neither Black nor White, the poorer, mixed-race people from the country having virtually no ties with the city mixed-bloods, make the way for their son's unwittingly "passant blanc" (fr. passing for white) as the young boxer holds on to his title as the number-one lightweight contender.  The cast includes: Todd d'Amour, Ray Vrazel, Janet Shea, Carlos Gonzalez, Karen Sloane-Boekbinder, Tim Caldwell, Kathryn Talbot, Mia Frost, and Denzel Johnson.  For more information: www. atpno.org or www.nofringe.org.  Ticket information: 504.957.9283 or www.atpno,org.

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