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Ashé & Congo Square…

Feb 26 - 26, 2017
Join Ashé Cultural Arts Center and the Congo Square Preservation Society… more

BACCHUS BASH 2017

Feb 26 - 26, 2017
----BACCHUS BASH 2017---- FREE - Mardi Gras Block Party February 26, 2017… more

CANO & PhotoNOLA…

Feb 26 - 28, 2017
CANO is proud to announce our first photography exhibition in conjunction with… more

International House…

Feb 26 - 27, 2017
To many, Mardi Gras means purple, green and gold blinking beads and kegs of… more

Joe Krown Trio +…

Feb 26 - 26, 2017
Join us for the  Joe Krown Trio  plus Seither's Seafood Crawfish Boil. more

Mardi Gras Bourbon…

Feb 26 - 28, 2017
LIMITED VIP Mardi Gras Bourbon Street Balcony Tickets! Being "above the… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Feb 26 - May 21, 2017
NOMA is organizing A Life of Seduction: Venice in the 1700s in cooperation… more

Second FRIDAY…

Feb 26 - Mar 4, 2017
'New Work by Max Seckel & Bruce Drinnon'. exhibition dates: February 10 -… more

Terrance Osborne…

Feb 26 - 26, 2017
Coca-Cola is excited to announce that, for the second year, Barq’s Root… more

31st Annual Riverwalk…

Feb 27 - 27, 2017
Join us for 31st Annual Lundi Gras celebration at the  Riverwalk… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Feb 27, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Lundi Gras with New…

Feb 27 - 27, 2017
Join us for live music on Lundi Gras featuring the New Orleans Suspects! more

Monday Blues

Feb 27, 2017 - Jan 05, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. Get your live local blues fix with Sean Riley. more

The Irish House…

Feb 27, 2017
This is the Biggest Irish Music Session in the south. On a Night you will see… more

The Maison Presents -…

Feb 27 - Jul 31, 2017
The Royal Roses grew out of the rich resurgence that traditional jazz is seeing… more

The Somerton Suitcase…

Feb 27, 2017
The Somerton Suitcase is live every Monday night at VASO on Frenchmen St. Catch… more

Clarence John…

Feb 28 - Mar 25, 2017
A Louisiana native, Clarence John Laughlin (1905 - 1985) ranks among the most… more

Exhibition to feature…

Feb 28 - Mar 25, 2017
 The Historic New Orleans Collection will open its next exhibition,… more

Singer/Songerwriter…

Feb 28, 2017 - Jan 06, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages. House of Blues New Orleans hosts a new weekly… more

Comedy Gold hosted by…

Mar 01, 2017 - Jan 07, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages (content may not be appropriate for all ages).… more

Ashé & Congo Square…

Feb 26 - 26, 2017
Join Ashé Cultural Arts Center and the Congo Square Preservation Society… more

The Ashe Powerhouse Theater Presents - Tour Detour

November 11 – 20, 2016
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday
  • Location: Ashe Powehouse
  • Address: 1731 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA
  • Times: Friday and Saturday 7:30 pm; Sunday 4:30 pm
  • Admission: $30.00 - $40.00
  • Contact: Viola Johnson
  • Phone: 504-569-9070
  • Visit Website

Veteran Hollywood actor, writer and producer Harold Sylvester will star in the world premiere of Tour Detour, a play written by award-winning playwright Harold Ellis Clark. The play, a co-production of Ashè Cultural Arts Center and HEC Communications, also stars acclaimed stage actor Kenneth Brown, Jr. Award-winning theatrical director John Grimsley will direct the production.
Tour Detour surrounds a son, who prior to traveling to Afghanistan for his fourth tour of duty as a U.S. Air Force explosives ordnance technician, visits his father, who's serving a life sentence at a central Louisiana prison. They haven't seen each other in more than 20 years.

Clark was honored for Tour Detour as one of two finalists for the 57th Annual (2013) Stanley Drama Award during an awards ceremony held March 18, 2013 at The Players Club in Manhattan, NY. Previous recipients of the Stanley Drama Award include Tony Award-winning playwrights Jonathan Larson (Rent) and Terrance McNally (Kiss of a Spiderwoman). Clark also was named a finalist for Stage West's (Fort Worth, TX) 7th Annual (2013) Southwest Playwriting Competition for Tour Detour.
For several seasons, Sylvester, a graduate of both Tulane University and St. Augustine High School (Kenneth Brown, Jr.'s also a St. Aug grad), starred as "Griff" on FOX-TV's Married with Children, and in the classic film An Officer and a Gentlemen, starring Richard Gere. Sylvester's other acting credits include CSI: Miami (CBS-TV), Cold Case (CBS-TV), NYPD Blue (ABC-TV), A Different World (NBC-TV and Hill Street Blues (NBC-TV). As a screenwriter, Sylvester penned scripts for NYPD Blue, and the critically acclaimed TNT movie Passing Glory, starring Andre Braugher (FOX-TV's Brooklyn Nine Nine).
 

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