BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of New Orleans in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Southern Rep Presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE


Southern Rep announces the location of their upcoming production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, by Tennessee Williams, directed by Big Easy Award-Winner, Jason Kirkpatrick, presented in collaboration wi... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Loyola's Montage Series Presents David Sutanto and Shao-Shan Chen, 2/3


Acclaimed husband and wife pianists, David Sutanto and Shao-Shan Chen, will present a duo piano recital featuring works by Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms, Franz Liszt and Frédéric Chopin at Loyola Un... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Southern Rep Sets New Location And Time For A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE


Southern Rep has announced the location and new performance times for their production of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE. ... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

JPAS Presents THE BIKINIS: A New Musical Beach Party 2/24-3/11


Jefferson Performing Arts Society (JPAS) is set to present the local premiere of THE BIKINIS, a new musical beach party! Karen Hebert choreographs and directs an all-star local cast that includes MERE... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Rex Reed's THE MAN THAT GOT AWAY to Make West Coast Debut at the JCCSF, LASU


Following five sold-out performances in New York City as part of the 92nd Street Y's Lyrics & Lyricists series, and a tour throughout Texas, Rex Reed's THE MAN THAT GOT AWAY: Ira Without George, makes... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Loyola Theatre Debuts Screwball Comedy ANTON IN SHOW BUSINESS, 2/8-12


The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at Loyola University New Orleans debuts the madcap comic play, "Anton in Show Business," a sharp, wry comedy based on three actresses who have been cast in an ... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival to be Held 3/21-25


Stage and page luminaries Amanda Plummer, Piper Laurie and John Guare are some of the tony headliners who will participate in the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 21-25, 2012. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Southern Rep Announces Summer Workshops


Southern Rep announced new workshops and shows that will be presented at their conclusion. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

JPAS Theatre Kids Present CINDERELLA KIDS!, 3/23-4/1


Jefferson Performing Arts Society's Theatre Kids! take the stage once again in their production of the musical Disney's CINDERELLA, KIDS! (Music and Lyrics by Mack David and Al Hoffman and Jerry Livin... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

International Jazz Day to be Celebrated with All-Star Concerts in Paris, New Orleans and New York


UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock will kick-off the first annual International Jazz Day with a full day of events including live performances, Master C... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Southern Rep Adds Dates to 101 DALMATIANS, KIDS! Camp, 7/9-21


Southern Rep has added new dates to its 4- to 8-year-old campers in 101 Dalmations, Kids! Camp after the first round sold out. Spots are still left in its Oklahoma! and Avenue Q camps. See information... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

THE LION KING North American Tour Celebrates Record-Breaking Engagement in New Orleans


With eight performances still remaining in New Orleans, Disney's THE LION KING is already celebrating a record-breaking engagement at The Mahalia Jackson Theater. By the time the five-week Louisiana p... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Jefferson Performing Arts Society's XANADU Opens Tonight


The Louisiana premiere of XANADU opens at the Jefferson Performing Arts Society tonight, May 11, as the final production of JPAS' 34th season. See photos from the show below!... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

St. Bernard After-School Ballet Program Sets 2012 Spring Performance for 5/23


The New Orleans Ballet Association (NOBA), Chalmette Refining, L.L.C., and the St. Bernard Parish School Board invite the community to the 2012 Spring Performance, an Open House featuring the young da... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

NORDC/NOBA Center For Dance Senior Citizens to Open the Senior Theatre USA Festival & Conference at Harrah's, 6/3


Participants of the NORDC/NOBA Center For Dance Fitness/Dance Program for senior citizens have been selected to perform in the Opening Celebration of the Senior Theatre USA 2012 Festival & Conference ... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

JPAS to Present THE LITTLE MERMAID and URINETOWN in Upcoming Season


The Jefferson Performing Arts Society (JPAS) will kick-off another summer of Youth Musical Theatre on the East and West banks at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie and the Westwego Perfo... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane Presents HAMLET, 6/17


Sunday, June 17 was The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival's first matinee performance of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, directed by Clare Moncrief. The show was held in Lupin Theater inside of Dixon Ann... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - New Orleans!


Theatre in New Orleans this summer offers selections that cater to the Shakespeare lover as well as musicals that the whole family can enjoy. Here are the top 5 picks: HAMLET will be playing at Dix... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Playmakers Bring Onstage Chemistry to LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS


This 1960s inspired musical tells the tale of Seymour (Alexander Sibley), an assistant to Mr. Mushnik (Ed Morvant) at a skid row flower shop who discovers a new breed of plant that feeds on human fles... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD - Perfect Comedy at New Orleans Shakespeare Fest.


The best way to describe ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD is to compare it to Disney's The Lion King 1 ½. The Lion King is loosely based on Shakespeare's HAMLET, and Simba's pals Timon and Pumba ... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Jefferson Performing Arts Society Announces URINETOWN and LITTLE MERMAID JR This Summer


The Jefferson Performing Arts Society will present the July sessions of it's Summer Youth Musical Theatre Intensives on the East and West banks at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center in Metairie and ... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Las Vegas PHANTOM's Rebecca Spencer Joins World Tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Manila, Seoul


Rebecca Spencer, who premiered the role of Madame Giry to critical acclaim in Phantom-The Las Vegas Spectacular, will don the black dress again when she joins the world tour of The Phantom of the Oper... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

LES MIS Comes to New Orleans, 10/30


East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans today announced the premiere New Orleans engagement of Cameron Mackintosh's new 25th anniversary production of LES MISERABLES, playing at the Ma... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Southern Rep Presents 3X3: THE ONE ACTS 8/27-29


Southern Rep continues its 'New Plays New Orleans' mission with 3X3: THE ONE ACTS by Jared Gore, Brian Sands and Paul Werner, the first production in a year-long cycle presenting works by eleven senio... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

VENUS IN FUR, NEXT TO NORMAL and More Play Southern Rep's 26th Season


The 2012-2013 Season will be one of great transformation as Southern Rep Theatre takes on its role as the Contemporary Arts Center's Theatre in Residence! Southern Rep is thrilled to embark on another... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Allways Lounge & Theatre Presents BINGO!


Allways Lounge & Theatre presents Bingo! The Award Winning Musical video, now playing through September 29, Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 6pm.... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Southern Rep Presents THE LILY'S REVENGE: A FLOWERGORY MANIFOLD, 10/18


Southern Rep presents THE LILY'S REVENGE: A Flowergory Manifold, October 18 - 21. Books, Lyrics and Concept By Taylor Mac, Music by Rachelle Garniez, and Directed by Andy Vaught, Pamela Davis-Noland,... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Ten West Brings INEFFABLE to New Orleans' Shadowbox Theatre, 11/15-18


On November 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th, the acclaimed physical comedy duo from Los Angeles, Ten West, will present, INEFFABLE: a clown exploration of the mysteries of life, death and hay fever. All per... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Southern Rep Theatre Brings WOLVES to 5th Annual New Orleans Fringe Festival, 11/14-18


Southern Rep Theatre continues its 26th Season with the second production of its Lagniappe Series, WOLVES by Steve Yockey, directed by Producing Artistic Director Aimée Hayes, and performed at The Den... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Guatemala's Artzénico Brings IRSE HACIA EL NORTE to New Orleans Fringe Festival, 11/14-18


Artzénico, a Guatemalan absurdist theater company, is excited to announce Irse Hacia El Norte, a performance based on the companies' experiences traveling a migration route from Guatemala to New Orlea... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Philippe Entremont Joins Loyola Orchestra, 12/7


Philippe Entremont, H'83, internationally renowned pianist and conductor, is well-known throughout New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region for his exceptional career and his time spent as music director... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Ashley Kelly Tata Brings Enthuse Theater to New Orleans Fringe Festival to Create ORCHARD-LESS, 11/14-17


Enthuse brings its second part of its triptych THE DECAY OF CITIES to the New Orleans Fringe Festival. ORCHARD-LESS examines the cultural, social, and structural decay in the United States since the b... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Ten West Brings INEFFABLE to New Orleans' Shadowbox Theatre, Now thru 11/18


Tonight, November 15th and the 16th, 17th and 18th, the acclaimed physical comedy duo from Los Angeles, Ten West, will present, INEFFABLE: a clown exploration of the mysteries of life, death and hay f... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Southern Rep Extends A CHRISTMAS CAROL thru December 23


Southern Rep Theatre is extending its hit production of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL: A PLAY WITH MUSIC ADAPTED BY DORIS BAIZLEY. Directed by Ann Mahoney Kadar.... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

FLASHDANCE Comes to New Orleans, 2/26-3/3


FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will perform at the Mahalia Jackson Theater on Feb. 26 through March 3, for a limited six-night engagemen... (read more...)
BWW's Top New Orleans Theatre Stories of 2012

Southern Rep Announces VENUS IN FUR, 1/9-24


Southern Rep Theatre kicks off its 26th Season Mainstage Series with VENUS IN FUR by David Ives at The Contemporary Arts Center directed by Aimée Hayes starring Todd d'Amour and Veronica Russell. In w... (read more...)




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