Ruby Bridges News

Southern Rep Theatre to Host Third WORK HARD PLAY HARD, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

Southern Rep has announced that it will host its annual WORK HARD PLAY HARD from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm June 23rd, 2014 at Il Posto (4607 Dryades Street). WORK HARD PLAY HARD will feature live music, an all-you-can-eat buffet, an open bar, and a silent auction/raffle of donated items and services from local artists and businesses, with all proceeds benefitting the job creation, professional development and artistic empowerment efforts that are part of Southern Rep's 'New Play Development' mission: 6x6, and 3x3: THE ONE ACTS. Tickets are $10 at the door. (more...)

Anita Hill, Swoon, Brooklyn Symphony, RUBY BRIDGES & More Set for the Brooklyn Museum, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

The Brooklyn Museum will present a variety of public programs for adults, teens, and kids in June. Public programs include talks, late night events, performances, screenings, and hands-on workshops for children and adults that amplify the Museum's exhibitions and permanent collection, serve its diverse public, and support learning through the visual arts. (more...)

Southern Rep Extends THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Through 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

In response to overwhelming public demand and positive critical reception, Southern Rep is extending the run for its current production, Tennessee Williams' THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA at The Art Klub on 527 Elysian Fields Avenue, through April 13, 2014. Originally slated to close April 6, the extension will add an additional four performances to THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA's schedule. The show times for the new performances are Thursday - Saturday at 7:30 pm, and a Sunday Matinee at 2:00 pm. (more...)

Southern Rep Extends THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA Through 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

In response to overwhelming public demand and positive critical reception, Southern Rep is extending the run for its current production, Tennessee Williams' THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA at The Art Klub on 527 Elysian Fields Avenue, through April 13, 2014. Originally slated to close April 6, the extension will add an additional four performances to THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA's schedule. The show times for the new performances are Thursday - Saturday at 7:30 pm, and a Sunday Matinee at 2:00 pm. (more...)

Southern Rep Presents THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, Now thru 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Southern Rep has announced its upcoming production of Tennessee Williams' THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, directed by Phil Karnell and starring Mike Harkins, Aimee Hayes, Troi Bechet and Bob Edes, Jr. at The Art Klub, 527 Elysian Fields Avenue. (more...)

Southern Rep to Present THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, 3/12-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Southern Rep has announced its upcoming production of Tennessee Williams' THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA, directed by Phil Karnell and starring Mike Harkins, Aimee Hayes, Troi Bechet and Bob Edes, Jr. at The Art Klub, 527 Elysian Fields Avenue. (more...)

Southern Rep & Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival to Partner for THE NEW PLAY BACCHANAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013

Southern Rep and the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival are pleased to announce that they will partner to bring the multi-faceted annual festival THE NEW PLAY BACCHANAL to New Orleans, January 10 - 12, 2014. Working together, Southern Rep and The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival will produce THE NEW PLAY BACCHANAL (including an award ceremony for Southern Rep's annual Ruby Prize) to encourage the development of new work, nurture local playwrights and support New Orleans' creative community by gathering local artists, playwrights, directors, and the theatre community at large together to exchange and produce ideas. (more...)

Southern Rep Partners with University of New Orleans' Creative Writing Workshop for 6X6 and More in 2013-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Southern Rep will partner with the University of New Orleans (UNO) English Department's Creative Writing Workshop for the '13-'14 school year by inviting students to participate in its Lagniappe Series play slam, 6x6, and other New Play Development activities. (more...)

Southern Rep Partners with University of New Orleans' Creative Writing Workshop for 6X6 and More in 2013-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 05, 2013

Southern Rep will partner with the University of New Orleans (UNO) English Department's Creative Writing Workshop for the '13-'14 school year by inviting students to participate in its Lagniappe Series play slam, 6x6, and other New Play Development activities. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Folger Theatre's ROMEO AND JULIET Rivets with Modern Relevance
by Elizabeth Bruce - Oct 24, 2013

Woe unto the society that undervalues its teenage girls. From the Pakistani Malala Yousafzai's of today to the Joan of Arcs, Ruby Bridges, and Anne Franks of history, young womanhood's quest for self-determination challenges our social mores as few other phenomena do. In Folger Theatre's ROMEO AND JULIET, passionately directed by Aaron Posner, Juliet too is such a heroine, and this tragic tale of young love lost becomes a much deeper story of human rights denied. (more...)

Southern Rep Kicks Off 2013-14 Season with 33 VARIATIONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2013

Southern Rep Theatre announces new venues and new dates for its 2013-14 Mainstage Season. Realizing the many significant and strategic rewards of working in a variety of theater environments, Southern Rep will present each Mainstage Season play on a different stage in New Orleans. (more...)

Frist Center for the Visual Arts to Present AMERICAN CHRONICLES: THE ART OF NORMAN ROCKWELL, Begin. 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2013

American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell, an exhibition organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts will be on view in the Frist Center for the Visual Arts' Upper-Level Galleries from November 1, 2013 through February 9, 2014. During this holiday season, visitors will have the opportunity to examine the legendary American illustrator's working process and career through his oil paintings, iconic Saturday Evening Post covers, posters, photographs and correspondence. (more...)

Southern Rep Announces New Venues and Dates for 2013-14 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2013

Southern Rep Theatre announces new venues and new dates for its 2013-14 Mainstage Season. Realizing the many significant and strategic rewards of working in a variety of theater environments, Southern Rep will present each Mainstage Season play on a different stage in New Orleans. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 7/07/2013
by BWW - Jul 07, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/07/2013 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 6/30/2013
by BWW - Jun 30, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/30/2013 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Fort Lauderdale - Week of 6/23/2013
by BWW - Jun 23, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/23/2013 for Fort Lauderdale (more...)

RUBY! THE STORY OF RUBY BRIDGES to Open at SteppingStone Theatre, Feb 1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

In 1960, the front lines of the struggle for Civil Rights ran right up to the front steps of an elementary school in New Orleans. Ruby Bridges, who was only six years old, was ready to start first grade. Suddenly, she was in all the papers, and it seemed like half the world wanted to stop her from going to school. But Ruby faced the dangers, went to school day after day. This true story of courage and family is as inspirational today as it was 50 years ago. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 2/17/2013
by BWW - Feb 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/17/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Paul - Week of 2/17/2013
by BWW - Feb 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/17/2013 for St. Paul (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 2/10/2013
by BWW - Feb 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/10/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

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