Join us for FREE Zumba every Saturday from 11AM-12PM at Southern Rep in partnership with Healthy Blue and El Doco Loco Dance Studio. Open to all!

LIVE GIRLS! Improv Comedy

Live Girls has branded a new wave improv they like to call “Crop-Top Comedy.” A strong blend of jokes that would embarrass their mothers …

Martial Arts-Based Contact

Sometimes we need to hold our space, sometimes we need to break down barriers and let people in. We will discuss and apply biomechanical and …


The special thing about comedy is that it only happens just this once. Join us for an one-of-a-kind experience of laughs from on-the-spot comedy…

Painting with Passion

Relaxing painting sessions encourage exploration of innermost feelings and expressions in living color. You will use the brush to relax, release, and share…

What's On This Week

What's On This Week

"Southern Rep has consistently proven to be among the Crown Jewels of New Orleans theater."

Theodore P. Mahne, The Times-Picayune


Southern Rep offers a full slate of performances, from our Mainstage season to a host of staged readings, special events, and educational shows every year.


You can’t choose your neighbors. In this brilliant new comedy, cultures and gardens clash, turning well-intentioned neighbors into feuding enemies.

Learn more about and subscribe to our 2019-20 Mainstage Season!


The Lagniappe Stage

The Lagnaippe Stage hosts an array of events weekly including drag, improv comedy, live music and more. Check our weekly calendar for upcoming events and subscribe to our email list to get first word.


Now in its ninth season, New Orleans’ only live, ongoing soap opera is more hilariously histrionic than ever! Join in on the family drama…

Sunday Brunch Talks

Second Sundays 2019

On second Sundays, community gathers for live music and a nourishing brunch…

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Care for Creatives

Care for Creatives represents a unique partnership between Southern Rep Theatre and the New Orleans Musicians’ ClinicOur programs unite New Orleans’ creative community with mental health practitioners in a sanctuary space.

Rent Our Space!

With 3 unique spaces, Southern Rep Theatre has something for every event and individual. Large or small, casual or corporate – Southern Rep offers a central Mid-City location in the former St. Rose de Lima church, perfect for any meeting, presentation, party, wedding, or banquet.

Southern Rep Theatre’s mission is to develop and produce new plays that reflect the diversity of the city it calls home.

Our commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is reflected in ALL of our artistic and administrative practices.

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