New Orleans Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: SISTER ACT lifts your soul at Theatre Baton Rouge BWW Review: SISTER ACT lifts your soul at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - November 13, 2017

In pop culture history, nuns have always been campy figures in the imaginations of the masses. But it was the snazzy, jazzy rhythm found within the hit film Sister Act that renewed the popularity seen by the likes of the Flying Nun and the von Trapp family.... (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Theatre Baton Rouge BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - June 21, 2017

Theatre Baton Rouge has enchanted its way into the hearts of audiences once again with their closing production of the 2016-2017 season, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.... (more...)
BWW Review: MAMMA MIA Says Farewell at Saenger Theatre BWW Review: MAMMA MIA Says Farewell at Saenger Theatre
by Jenny Bravo - June 08, 2017

Say goodbye to Mamma Mia, because after this weekend, it's slipping through our fingers after all. (We'll see.) Grab your girlfriends, a glass of wine, and your platform shoes because you don't want to miss out on the fun of belting out your favorite hits like 'Dancing Queen' and, of course, 'Mamma ... (more...)
BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND Sprinkles Fairy Magic at Saenger BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND Sprinkles Fairy Magic at Saenger
by Tara Bennett - May 11, 2017

Once upon a time, there lived a playwright who never wanted to grow up. And so, he wrote a play about a boy who never does.... (more...)
BWW Review: Hitch a Ride With This MILK TRAIN BWW Review: Hitch a Ride With This MILK TRAIN
by Tara Bennett - March 30, 2017

The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans has done Williams canon and New Orleans audiences a tremendous favor by staging the play that was considered the starting point of Williams' decline.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Theatre Baton Rouge BWW Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - March 17, 2017

Flawless production makes Drowsy Chaperone a must-see hit... (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Saenger BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at Saenger
by Tara Bennett - March 13, 2017

Pondering a good way to spend time with the baby boomer in your life? Look no further than the current touring production of "BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL," which chronicles the earlier years of King's songwriting career.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE LION KING Reigns at Saenger Theatre BWW Review: THE LION KING Reigns at Saenger Theatre
by Tara Bennett - January 06, 2017

Many throughout the world have seen the iconic story of The Lion King, the 1994 Disney musical animation that has captured the hearts of young and old alike, but to see it on stage is a whole other experience entirely.... (more...)
BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at Saenger Theatre - Can't Take My Eyes off the Jersey Boys! BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at Saenger Theatre - Can't Take My Eyes off the Jersey Boys!
by Jenny Bravo - December 22, 2016

How can one musical contain so many hits? I'll give you a hint: Jersey Boys has the secret recipe. This show is the get-off-your-feet, lipsync-in-your-seat masterpiece that you need to see as soon as possible.... (more...)