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January 28-Feb 2 Theatre and Dance



Junebug Productions 40th Anniversary celebrating 40 years of producing & presenting Black theater, 40 years of using community collaboration and community activation practices to amplify Black stories, 40 years of striving to improve the quality of life of folks who have been historically oppressed & exploited. Kick off is Wednesday Jan 29, Party is Friday Jan 31. FREE EVENT

Paul Taylor's Aureole Paul Taylor's 1962 masterpiece, performed for the first time by the dancers of the Marigny Opera Ballet. Accompanied by the New Resonance Orchestra, Francis Scully, Conductor. Jan 31- Feb 2 at the Marigny Opera House. $30-$45

Improbable Walk: The 5 Senses brought to you by Lisa Pasold, the writer and performer of The Nix performed at the Infringe Fest 2019. Improbable Walk is a series of guided Sunday walks in New Orleans, each exploring a different way we experience the world, at a human pace. The first walks will be inspired by one of the five senses--smell, taste, touch, hearing, or sight--and will take place in City Park. Feb 2- 16 at 10am FREE EVENT

Musical Theatre Audition Workshops - presented by Summer Lyric Theatre two blocks, one for youth auditions and one for adults. Workshops will cover such topics as: How to survive the dance call; Picking and cutting the killer audition song; How to be at home in the audition room; Fashion choices for the successful auditioner; Don't Fear - They want you to be good; and many more topics. Saturday Feb 1. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Something Rotten! Set in 1595, this hilarious smash hit tells of the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing,, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first musical! With its heart on its ruffled sleeve and sequins in its soul​​. Running January 17- February 9. $20-$65

The Uninvited presented by Goat in the Road. An immersive historical drama set in 1874 and follows nine characters who live in, or orbit around, the Gallier House (1132 Royal St.). Jan 10-Feb at the Gallier House in the French Quarter. $35

Mother Courage and Her Children Ntozake Shange (FOR COLORED GIRLS) adapted Bertolt Brecht’s classic drama in 1980, transposing the action from Europe during the Thirty Years War to the American Southwest after the Civil War. Mother Courage struggles to survive the war by profiting from it but ends up paying the ultimate cost. Running January 24- February 8 at Southern Rep. $31-$48


Meatball Seance: An Interactive Comedy John Michael has a new boyfriend and in honor of the grand occasion, you and the new beau and the entire audience are cordially invited to meet John’s mom. But she’s deceased... he’s gonna summon her from the dead by cooking her famous meatballs onstage! Running Jan 30- Feb 2 at Southern Rep $15-$20



For the full monthly calendar: www.TheNewOrleansBoxOffice.com​​​​​​

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