Theatre and Dance in New Orleans this week!
WHEN LIGHTING THE VOIDS by StoryWorks A deconstructed mystery that explores the causes of a tragic explosion at an Escatawpa, Mississippi, shipyard in 2009. Constructed from interviews with OSHA investigators, shipyard workers, lawyers and family members of the deceased. April 11-14th at Dillard. FREE
BARBECUE by Robert O'Hara A F#@%ked Up Family Comedy. The O'Mallery siblings (portrayed as parallel black and white families) as they set up a barbecue-cum-intervention for their youngest (and wildest) sibling.Presented by the Radical Buffoons March 21- April 6 at the Fortress of Lushington $15-$30
SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER presented by Tennessee Williams Theatre Company. Truth, deceit, and horror intermingle in an overgrown jungle of a garden where Catharine struggles for her life. What horrible secrets are locked in Catharine’s head, and why is Violet so determined to silence them...and could it be that Violet is the victim, and that Catharine is the hunter? Running March 28- April 13 at the Lower Depths theatre $17-$30
AZUL by Christina Quintana, directed by Estefanía Fadul. At age nine, Yadra left Castro’s Cuba. Now, as Alzheimer’s sets in, her mind returns to that time and place, bringing family secrets to light. With the loss of her mother, Zelia and her wife Lore embark on a journey that spans two countries and three generations. Running March 27- April 14 at Southern Rep. $25-$45
CHALKBOARD BULLYING written by Playwright and Director Trinese Duplessis. Stories within stories about our youth struggling with being a victim of bullying. April 13th at McDonogh 35 High School. FREE.
WHERE WE HAVE BEEN BEFORE at Art Klub ELLEvate Dance is excited to bring you brand new movement in our second performance series “Where We’ve Been Before” Featuring DanielMasterPIECE Jones. April 12th at Art Klub. $15
Full calendar for the month can be found at TheNewOrleansBoxOffice.com