New Orleans, Louisiana

A series featuring voices from in and around New Orleans's theatre community.

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A Gathering in the Roux
Essay

A Gathering in the Roux

The Makings of a New Orleans Slam Team

20 January 2013
The Evolution of The Graduates
Essay

The Evolution of The Graduates

19 January 2013

Randals writes about theatre created by women who have personal relationships with America’s criminal justice system who seek to inform their audiences to incarceration’s effects.

Interview with Carol Bebelle
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Interview with Carol Bebelle

18 January 2013

Carol Bebelle, co-founder of Ashé Cultural Arts Center discusses community and vision New Orleans.

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If You Lived Here You’d Be Homo Now
Essay

If You Lived Here You’d Be Homo Now

Queer Performativity in New Orleans

18 January 2013

Ace Falcor examines the queerness of New Orleans, and what it means to be a queer performer in the city where anything goes.

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Speaking the Unspoken
Essay

Speaking the Unspoken

Invisible Latino Immigrants of the Reconstruction & St. Claude A Gentrification Tool)

18 January 2013

Aliens, Immigrants & Other Evildoers explores the persecution of immigrants, and segregation of art in New Orleans.

Take it To The Street
Essay

Take it To The Street

Parading and Theater Making in New Orleans

17 January 2013

How does the culture of parading—both watching and participating in parades— affect, create, and sustain the New Orleans New Work ecosystem?

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Southern Rep's Wild Ride
Essay

Southern Rep's Wild Ride

16 January 2013

After a year of turmoil for Southern Rep Theatre, holding onto their mission kept them at bay. It became a time to reflect on New Orlean’s great community.

Assembling. Since 2006.
Essay

Assembling. Since 2006.

16 January 2013

What makes New Orleans a unique and thriving frings theatre scene, despite the lack of financial and institutional resources to support them?

Lockdown
Essay

Lockdown

Stories of Race and Education in New Orleans

15 January 2013

In the wake of racial discrimination in New Orleans' education system, Lockdown was created to give a voice to the kids in the back of the class.

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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 17
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Weekly Howl on Thursday, January 17

New Orleans Theater

14 January 2013

Let's discuss theatre in the Big Easy! Join the Weekly Howl using #newplay

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Play and Placemaking in New Orleans
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Play and Placemaking in New Orleans

14 January 2013

New Orleans is a perfect storm of topography, personality, and technology to allow theatremakers and artists to thrive.

Turning Problems Into Parades
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Turning Problems Into Parades

14 January 2013

Nick Slie gives an overview of New Orlean's theatre climate.

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