Broadway Theatre Project's Blake Coheley Wins At Big Easy AwardsBroadway Theatre Project's Blake Coheley Wins At Big Easy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

Now entering its 28th year, Broadway Theatre Project (BTP), a program described by Playbill as "The world's most prestigious musical theatre arts education program for high school and college students", congratulates BTP's own Program Director Blake Coheley for winning 'Best Director of a Musical' for his work with Southern Rep and The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) Stage Company's production of FUN HOME the musical last fall. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rivertown Theaters' JUNIE B. IN JINGLE BELLS BATMAN SMELLSPhoto Flash: First Look at Rivertown Theaters' JUNIE B. IN JINGLE BELLS BATMAN SMELLS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

This is the last weekend to catch Junie B. In Jingle Bells, Batman Smells at Rivertown Theaters. Junie B. Jones, First-Grader, is super-excited about the upcoming Holiday Sing-Along and Secret Santa gift exchange at her school. Too bad tattletale May keeps ruining all of Junie B.'s fun. So when Junie B. draws May's name for Secret Santa, she comes up with the perfect plan to teach her nemesis a lesson! But will the Christmas spirit of peace and goodwill interfere before she can give you-know-who what she deserves? A hilarious and endearing tale based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park. (more...)

Junie B. Jones Holiday Show to Play Rivertown Theaters This DecemberJunie B. Jones Holiday Show to Play Rivertown Theaters This December
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Rivertown Theaters presents the younger set favorite Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! The Musical on the Main Stage, December 1 - 10. (more...)

Junie B. Jones Holiday Show to Play Rivertown Theaters This DecemberJunie B. Jones Holiday Show to Play Rivertown Theaters This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Rivertown Theaters presents the younger set favorite Junie B. in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! The Musical on the Main Stage, December 1 - 10. (more...)

BWW Review: Southern Rep Theatre Presents Gorgeous Rendition of FUN HOMEBWW Review: Southern Rep Theatre Presents Gorgeous Rendition of FUN HOME
by Heidi Scheuermann - Oct 6, 2017

I love musicals. I love most all musicals. There's hardly ever a musical I come across that I don't like. For the most part, musicals are usually lively, fun, and lighthearted stories set to upbeat music with killer dance numbers. FUN HOME isn't really that type of musical, but it does happen to be among the musicals that I truly think are going to change the world. (more...)

Southern Rep Opens 31st Season with Regional Premiere of FUN HOMESouthern Rep Opens 31st Season with Regional Premiere of FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2017

Southern Rep Theatre and NOCCA Stage Company present the regional premiere of FUN HOME at NOCCA's Nims Black Box Theatre, September 27 - October 22, 2017. The musical, based on the graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, follows Alison through past and present as she comes to terms with her father's death, the secrets he lived with, and her own coming-of-age journey. Featuring music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, FUN HOME won five 2015 Tony Awards for its original Broadway production, including Best Musical and Best Score. (more...)

SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! JR. Coming to Rivertown Theaters This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts Co-Producers/Artistic Directors Gary Rucker and Kelly Fouchi continue their commitment to providing opportunities and productions to showcase and develop the talents of budding local thespians with a delightful production of Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr. running March 31 - April 9 in the Lagniappe Theater. (more...)