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New Orleans Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in New Orleans.

Shane Stewart of COMEDY OF ERRORS at Acorn Theatre At Pointe-Marie Interview Shane Stewart of COMEDY OF ERRORS at Acorn Theatre At Pointe-Marie
by Tara Bennett - August 04, 2021, New Orleans

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 ou...
Shane Stewart of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Playmakers Baton Rouge Interview Shane Stewart of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Playmakers Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - May 13, 2021, New Orleans

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....
Lily McGill, Joshua McClymont, Natalie Overall of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A RADIO PLAY Interview Lily McGill, Joshua McClymont, Natalie Overall of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A RADIO PLAY at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - December 14, 2020, New Orleans

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....
 of AN ACT OF GOD at Theatre Baton Rouge Interview of AN ACT OF GOD at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - November 11, 2020, New Orleans

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....
Jenny Ballard discusses upcoming Gala at Theatre Baton Rouge Interview Jenny Ballard discusses upcoming Gala at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - August 05, 2020, New Orleans

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 enti...
Nathaniel Twarog of NO PANTS SHAKESPEARE - AS YOU LIKE IT at Tennessee Williams Theat Interview Nathaniel Twarog of NO PANTS SHAKESPEARE - AS YOU LIKE IT at Tennessee Williams Theatre Company
by Tara Bennett - April 03, 2020, New Orleans

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....
Connor Lyon of JERSEY BOYS at The Saenger Theatre Interview Connor Lyon of JERSEY BOYS at The Saenger Theatre
by Heidi Scheuermann - March 06, 2020, New Orleans

Get ready, New Orleans, one of the most rockin' shows of the season opens at the Saenger Theatre tonight!  JERSEY BOYS is coming to us for the third time in recent years, and I couldn't be happier.  In the show we learn about Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, their rise to stardom, and the work it...
Jason Breaux of FOX ON THE FAIRWAY at Theatre Baton Rouge Interview Jason Breaux of FOX ON THE FAIRWAY at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - February 26, 2020, New Orleans

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....
Audrey Belle Adams of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at The Saenger Theatre Interview Audrey Belle Adams of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at The Saenger Theatre
by Heidi Scheuermann - February 04, 2020, New Orleans

Get ready kids and former kids, for the most magical show we've had at the Saenger Theatre all season!  CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is opening next week, and the cast is ready to take us on a journey to Willy Wonka's candy kingdom....
GUYS AND DOLLS at Theatre Baton Rouge Interview GUYS AND DOLLS at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - January 27, 2020, New Orleans

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....
Chris Carsten of A CHRISTMAS STORY at Saenger Theatre Interview Chris Carsten of A CHRISTMAS STORY at Saenger Theatre
by Tara Bennett - December 17, 2019, New Orleans

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....