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Main Stage 2019

All productions currently scheduled for Southern Rep’s new home at 2541 Bayou Road, New Orleans.

2019 Mainstage Season

Southern Rep Theatre is proud of its long history of producing critically acclaimed, and artistically meaningful productions.

Southern Rep Theatre is an award-winning, critically-acclaimed regional theatre company based in New Orleans, La.

From World Premieres to the Best of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and classic stories, our audiences enter all-encompassing, atmospheric new worlds created by award-winning scenic, costume, lighting and sound designers, and then experience them brought to life by nationally-known actors and local talent. With Pre-Show and Post-Show Talkbacks, interactive lobby installations, and other Special Events, Southern Rep doesn’t just present artistic work, we give audiences a chance to explore what makes it meaningful. Educational, engaging, and accessibly-priced, our productions encourage audience members of every background to develop their interest in New Orleans’ theatre and art.

In partnership with Saints & Sinners Literary Festival, a project of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival.

By Christina Quintana
Directed by Estefanía Fadul
March 27 – April 14, 2019

Bechet is “intense, incandescent.”

Written by and starring: Troi Bechet

Dates playing: May 8 – 26, 2019


Using stories collected since 2016 via personal interviews, story-circles, shared anecdotes and ongoing historic research to celebrate the rich history of Bayou Road.


Challenging & supporting the best new voices in New Orleans. Dramatists, directors, dramaturgs & development. Taking new play development to another dimension.

The Ruby Prize is Southern Rep Theatre’s $10,000 biannual award to a woman playwright of color named in honor of Ruby Bridges.

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