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Tara Bennett

Tara Bennett

Tara Bennett is a Jill-of-All-Trades who currently serves as the Media Coordinator for the Hammond Regional Arts Center in Hammond, LA. When she is not working, she enjoys acting, belly dancing, and working as a freelance makeup artist. Tara's passion for theatre began at an early age, which she enjoys sharing through her writing. In 2008 and 2009, she had the pleasant opportunity to take her theatrical education further by training with the National Critics Institute and studied theatre abroad in London.




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BWW Review: ARSENIC & OLD LACE Delivers Killer Performance at JPAS PhotoBWW Review: ARSENIC & OLD LACE Delivers Killer Performance at JPAS
Posted: Mar. 2, 2021


BWW Interview: Lily McGill, Joshua McClymont, Natalie Overall of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIF PhotoBWW Interview: Lily McGill, Joshua McClymont, Natalie Overall of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A RADIO PLAY at Theatre Baton Rouge
Posted: Dec. 14, 2020


BWW Previews: GAME OF TIARAS turns tragedy into laughter at Playmakers Baton Rouge PhotoBWW Previews: GAME OF TIARAS turns tragedy into laughter at Playmakers Baton Rouge
Posted: Nov. 3, 2020


BWW Review: BLITHE SPIRIT Provides Spirited Laughs at Theatre Baton Rouge PhotoBWW Review: BLITHE SPIRIT Provides Spirited Laughs at Theatre Baton Rouge
Posted: May. 6, 2021


BWW Interview:  of AN ACT OF GOD at Theatre Baton Rouge PhotoBWW Interview: of AN ACT OF GOD at Theatre Baton Rouge
Posted: Nov. 11, 2020


BWW Interview: Shane Stewart of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Playmakers Baton Rouge PhotoBWW Interview: Shane Stewart of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Playmakers Baton Rouge
Posted: May. 13, 2021


BWW Interview: Shane Stewart of COMEDY OF ERRORS at Acorn Theatre At Pointe-Marie PhotoBWW Interview: Shane Stewart of COMEDY OF ERRORS at Acorn Theatre At Pointe-Marie
Posted: Aug. 4, 2021


BWW Interview: Shane Stewart of COMEDY OF ERRORS at Acorn Theatre At Pointe-Marie
August 4, 2021

The Acorn Theatre is up to some Shakespeare Shenanigans with its rendition of the Bard's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS. Directed by Shane Stewart, this production turns Pointe-Marie into a Hawaiian luau while the story focuses on a series of incidents caused by mistaken identity when two sets of twins set out to find their long-lost siblings. BroadwayWorld.com sat down with Stewart to talk about the upcoming production, why people toy with time and place when it comes to Shakespeare, and the overall value of comedy in theatre.

BWW Interview: Shane Stewart of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Playmakers Baton Rouge
May 13, 2021

Despite the challenges COVID-19 has created for theatre artisans, Playmakers Baton Rouge will see a return to live theatre in its outdoor production of William Shakespeare's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM.

BWW Review: BLITHE SPIRIT Provides Spirited Laughs at Theatre Baton Rouge
May 6, 2021

Historically, Noel Coward’s BLITHE SPIRIT has been a regular favorite from the West End to Broadway and beyond, with no signs of stopping after seeing the running production on Theatre Baton Rouge’s stage. Directed by Clay Donaldson, the evening was a welcome respite from the 'real world,' providing moments of laugh-out-loud effervescence that are much needed during a pandemic.

BWW Review: ARSENIC & OLD LACE Delivers Killer Performance at JPAS
March 2, 2021

At first glance, the living room in the Brewster home is quaint and unassuming. But when young Mortimer Brewster discovers that his aunts Abby and Martha are serving their boarding guests something a little stronger than tea, things become a bit complicated in ARSENIC & OLD LACE by Joseph Kesselring. This 1939 murder-filled classic is brought to vibrant life at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center this month. If you’re a fan of dark humor and screwball comedy, then you’ll enjoy this enthusiastic production that nothing drives you crazy quite like family.

BWW Interview: Lily McGill, Joshua McClymont, Natalie Overall of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A RADIO PLAY at Theatre Baton Rouge
December 14, 2020

Tis the season for holiday classics, and what could be better (and much needed) than a live production of one of the most beloved holiday stories of all time? IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY is the latest production brought to you by Theatre Baton Rouge as part of their 75th season.

BWW Interview: of AN ACT OF GOD at Theatre Baton Rouge
November 11, 2020

Theatre Baton Rouge presents its second live production during its current 75th season with written by David Javerbaum. This hilarious comedy takes place during a question and answer session with God himself.

BWW Previews: GAME OF TIARAS turns tragedy into laughter at Playmakers Baton Rouge
November 3, 2020

What do you get when you combine the plot twists of Game of Thrones with the premise of the Shakespearean tragedy King Lear and characters from some of Disney’s most iconic princess movies?

BWW Review: AMERICAN SON takes audiences on emotional ride at Theatre Baton Rouge
September 30, 2020

Imagine being the parent of a perfect son, who is active in his private school, earns top scores on his SATs, and is heading to West Point in a month. Then one night, he goes missing, and it is unheard of for him not to let you know about his whereabouts. Then you find yourself in a police station trying to find out information about an incident with your son. Now imagine your son is black.

BWW Previews: AMERICAN SON at Theatre Baton Rouge
September 18, 2020

A powerful production of AMERICAN SON officially kicks off Theatre Baton Rougea??s 75th season by uniting arts and activism. Performances will run September 24-October 4, 2020.

BWW Interview: Jenny Ballard discusses upcoming Gala at Theatre Baton Rouge
August 5, 2020

With the novel coronavirus keeping theatres dark, audience members wonder what the future may hold for their beloved playhouses. The staff of one such playhouse, Theatre Baton Rouge, has been hard at work these past few months, updating their 75th season and altering their annual gala to fit an entirely different type of stage.

BWW Interview: Nathaniel Twarog of NO PANTS SHAKESPEARE - AS YOU LIKE IT at Tennessee Williams Theatre Company
April 3, 2020

Fans of The Bard and wearing their sweats at home are in for a treat as the Tennessee Williams Theatre Company brings to you NO PANTS SHAKESPEARE a?" AS YOU LIKE IT.

2020-2021 SEASON ANNOUNCEMENT at 30 By Ninety
March 4, 2020

On Tuesday, March 3, 30 by Ninety Theatre announced its 2020-21 season, ranging from comedies to classics.

BWW Review: THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY hits a hole in one at Theatre Baton Rouge
March 4, 2020

For fans of golf-based humor such as Caddyshack or Happy Gilmore, you're guaranteed to love THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY, currently running at Theatre Baton Rouge.

BWW Interview: Jason Breaux of FOX ON THE FAIRWAY at Theatre Baton Rouge
February 26, 2020

Ken Ludwig's A FOX ON THE FAIRWAY a?' billed as a?oea charmingly madcap adventure about love, life, and man's eternal love affair with...golfa?? a?' opens Friday night at Theatre Baton Rouge.

BWW Interview: GUYS AND DOLLS at Theatre Baton Rouge
January 27, 2020

Theatre Baton Rouge wants local audiences to roll the dice this weekend with their spring musical production of GUYS AND DOLLS running from January 30 through February 2 as part of TBR's Young Actors Program.

BWW Interview: Chris Carsten of A CHRISTMAS STORY at Saenger Theatre
December 17, 2019

From the songwriting team behind the smash hit, Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen comes A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL which brings the classic 1983 movie to hilarious life on stage at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans Dec. 17 - 22.

BWW Previews: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER at Theatre Baton Rouge
November 1, 2019

It's not every day that a theatre commits mass murder and gets away with it. Theatre Baton Rouge presents a murder-filled musical comedy in their staged production of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER running November 1 through November 17.

BWW Previews: THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Celebrates Five Years at Theatre Baton Rouge
October 24, 2019

Let there be lips because the ROCKY HORROR SHOW is celebrating five years at Theatre Baton Rouge!

BWW Review: Theatre Baton Rouge Stages Striking Production of Arthur Miller's THE CRUCIBLE
September 27, 2019

Theatre Baton Rouge's masterful production of THE CRUCIBLE is must-see theater. For those of you who may shy away from seeing a production after studying the script one too many times in high school, here is your chance to see it the way it was meant to be seen.

BWW Interview: Tom Flynn of WICKED at Saenger Theatre
September 27, 2019

If audience appeal is any indication of a show's worth, WICKED casts a spell that has created a multimillion-dollar treasure to the musical theatre world. With memorable music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a heartwarming book by Winnie Holzman, the production is based on the 1995 Gregory Maguire novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. WICKED's current national tour will fly into the Saegner Theatre in New Orleans from Oct. 2-20, 2019



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