New Play

Script Submission
6x6 & 3x3

The Ruby Prize
New Play Bacchanal


Southern Rep in partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival
The New Play Bacchanal

Friday, January 10, 2014:

At the Marigny Opera House (725 St. Ferdinand St.):

2:00 pm Ruby Playright Masterclass Discussion with Ruby Winner Kimber Lee and Finalists Hansol Jung and Jackie Sibblies Drury about their inspiration, process, and how they secure that all important payday. Moderated by Gabrielle Reisman

4:00 pm Ruby Prize Staged Reading: NO MORE SAD THINGS by Hansol Jung (finalist). Directed by Laura Hope

7:00 pm
GRANDE DAMES OF NEW ORLEANS by Greg Herren, based on his novel Dead Housewives of New Orleans. Directed by Aimée Hayes and featuring Margarita Berge, Janet Daley Duval, Peggy Scott Laborde, Nell Nolan, Trixie Minx, Francine Segal and David Hoover

8:00 pm VIP Reception & Silent Auction with The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans
Literary Festival

Saturday, January 11, 2014
At the Marigny Opera House (725 St. Ferdinand St.):

10:00 am Breakfast and a Ruby Prize Staged Reading: REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY REALLY by Jackie Sibblies Drury (finalist). Directed by Pamela Davis Noland

11:45 am State of the Theatre Forum: “Beyond Grassroots: The Future of New Orleans Theatre.” A discussion exploring the theatre ecology of our nation’s finest theatre towns and how we might continue to grow our own. Featuring Aaron Carter, Literary Manager, Steppenwolf (Chicago), Andrea Hiebler, Artistic and Literary Coordinator, Lark Play Development Center (NYC), and Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, Playwright-in-Residence, Z Space and playwright of THE TOTALITARIANS (San Francisco). Moderated by Aimée Hayes

1:15 pm Ruby Prize Staged Reading: brownsville song (b side for tray) by Kimber Lee (WINNER).
Directed by Francesca McKenzie


8:30 pm FIVE X TENN: A unique curation of five scenes both famous and rare from Tennessee Williams-- from THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA to THE MUTILATED!

At The Shadowbox (2400 St Claude Avenue):

7:00 pm THE PANAMA LIMITED by Gabrielle Reisman. Directed by Will Davis

10:00 pm Toga Party with booze, beer and a live DJ to cap off the event!


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