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View the latest BroadwayWorld reviews of live + streaming theatre in New Orleans.


Review: CLOTHES FOR A SUMMER HOTEL at Tennessee Williams Threatre Company Photo Review: CLOTHES FOR A SUMMER HOTEL at Tennessee Williams Threatre Company
by Tara Bennett - September 23, 2022

What did our critic think of CLOTHES FOR A SUMMER HOTEL at Tennessee Williams Threatre Company?...
Review: SUMMER + SMOKE at Tennessee Williams Threatre Company Photo Review: SUMMER + SMOKE at Tennessee Williams Threatre Company
by Tara Bennett - August 15, 2022

Beautiful and compelling; will have you in its grip. An emotionally rich production of an unsung work from Tennessee Williams's canon is making waves through the Crescent City with the Tennessee Williams Theatre Company's production of SUMMER + SMOKE....
Review: HAMILTON at Saenger Theatre Photo Review: HAMILTON at Saenger Theatre
by Jenny Bravo - June 24, 2022

What did our critic think? Hamilton is worth the hype and the Anglica Cast brings the energy of this show to life. If you see one show this year, let it be Hamilton....
BWW Review: PORCUPINE at Bywater Wonderland Photo BWW Review: PORCUPINE at Bywater Wonderland
by Tara Bennett - June 02, 2022

Dr. Sigmund Freud is making a return visit to the United States, this time as a literary figure in the immersive theatrical experience, PORCUPINE....
BWW Review: MEAN GIRLS at Saenger Theatre Photo BWW Review: MEAN GIRLS at Saenger Theatre
by Tara Bennett - May 20, 2022

It’s time to bust out your favorite pink clothes and sharpen your claws as the Broadway sensation MEAN GIRLS plays at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans this week....
BWW Review: FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS at Tennessee Williams Threatre Company Photo BWW Review: FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS at Tennessee Williams Threatre Company
by Tara Bennett - April 05, 2022

Returning to the stage since the pandemic shutdown is one New Orleans theatre company that has been sorely missed. The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company and their current production of FOR WHOM THE SOUTHERN BELLE TOLLS is a comedic romp that will give audiences the best medicine of all....
BWW Review: RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour at The Saenger Theatre Photo BWW Review: RENT 25th Anniversary Farewell Tour at The Saenger Theatre
by Jenny Bravo - November 28, 2021

No matter how many times I see this show, Rent always makes me emotional. This time in particular, though, I was very in my feelings. Blame it on the spectacular cast. Blame it on the fresh feeling of theatre being back. Blame it on the show's content....
BWW Review: GODSPELL's Enigmatic Ensemble Shines at Theatre Baton Rouge Photo BWW Review: GODSPELL's Enigmatic Ensemble Shines at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - November 18, 2021

You only had to hear and see the standing ovation that greeted the curtain call for GODSPELL at Theatre Baton Rouge last Thursday to see what a gift Clay Donaldson has for bringing an ensemble together to have audiences clapping and cheering. It’s a creation of joy in a time when we all could use a ...
BWW Review: HEDY! THE LIFE & INVENTIONS OF HEDY LAMARR at BB's Stage Door Canteen At Photo BWW Review: HEDY! THE LIFE & INVENTIONS OF HEDY LAMARR at BB's Stage Door Canteen At The National WWII Museum
by Heidi Scheuermann - May 31, 2021

When you experience HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, you are treated to an intimate hour and a half of Hedy talking you through her life, and introducing you to all of the important people she met along the way that helped to shape her and the different directions in which she ventured. ...
BWW Review: BLITHE SPIRIT Provides Spirited Laughs at Theatre Baton Rouge Photo BWW Review: BLITHE SPIRIT Provides Spirited Laughs at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - May 06, 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...
BWW Review: ARSENIC & OLD LACE Delivers Killer Performance at JPAS Photo BWW Review: ARSENIC & OLD LACE Delivers Killer Performance at JPAS
by Tara Bennett - March 02, 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...
BWW Review: AMERICAN SON takes audiences on emotional ride at Theatre Baton Rouge Photo BWW Review: AMERICAN SON takes audiences on emotional ride at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - 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 t...