Past Productions

2015-2016

MAINSTAGE

STAGE KISS
by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Jason Kirkpatrick

World Premiere
SONG OF A MAN COMING THROUGH
by Joe Morris Doss and Andrew Doss
Directed by Aimée Hayes

ORPHEUS DESCENDING
by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Jef Hall-Flavin
Presented in partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival and the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival in collaboration with Beth Bartley/Irene Glezos Productions

LAGNIAPPE STAGE

Charles Dickens’
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Adapted by Doris Baizley
Directed by Jen Davis

2014-2015

MAINSTAGE

National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere
BROOMSTICK
by John Biguenet
Amy Boyce Holtcamp

SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER
by Tennessee Williams
Directed by Aimée Hayes

World Premiere
BOUDIN: The New Orleans Music Project
Conceived and Directed by Sean Daniels
Created by Sean Daniels and Aimée Hayes

DETROIT
by Lisa D’Amour
Directed by Aimée Hayes

LAGNIAPPE STAGE

Charles Dickens’
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Adapted by Doris Baizley
Directed by John “Spud” McConnell

2013-2014

MAINSTAGE

33 Variations
By Moisés Kaufman
Directed by Michael Cooper

Pride and Prejudice
By Jane Austen
Adapted by Jon Jory
Co-Directed by Jeffrey Gunshol and Aimée Hayes

National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere
THE TOTALITARIANS
By Peter Sinn Nachtrieb
Directed by Kenneth Prestininzi

THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Phillip Karnell

2012-2013

MAINSTAGE

Venus In Fur
By David Ives
Directed by Aimée Hayes

World Premiere
Mold
By John Biguenet
Directed by Mark Routhier

Next To Normal
Music by Tom Kit
Book and Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Directed by Aimée Hayes

LAGNIAPPE SERIES

Charles Dickens’
A Christmas Carol
Adapted by Doris Baizley
Directed by Ann Mahoney Kadar

The Lily’s Revenge:
A Flowergory Manifold
Books, Lyrics and Concept by Taylor Mac
Music by Rachelle Garniez
Directed by Andy Vaught, Pamela Davis-Noland, Nick Slie and Aimée Hayes

Wolves
By Steve Yockey

Freedom
By Sean Patterson, Joyce Pulitzer, Kitty Greenberg and David Seelig
Directed by Mark Routhier

2011-2012

MAINSTAGE

God of Carnage
By Yasmina Reza
Translated by Christopher Hampton
Directed by Ricky Graham

Red
By John Logan
Directed by Aimée Hayes

A Streetcar Named Desire
By Tennessee Williams
Director Jason Kirkpatrick

CITY SERIES

SHIRLEY VALENTINE
By Willy Russell
Directed by Marieke Gaboury

Wednesday Night Series:

DEBAUCHERY!
By Pat Bourgeois

6X6: 6 TEN MINUTE PLAYS BY 6 PLAYWRIGHTS
By Southern Rep’s 6×6 playwrights.

THE NEW PLAY BACCANAL:

MARILYN/GOD WILL MARILYN MONROE
GET INTO HEAVEN?
By Rosary O?fNeill

PANEL: Mash It Up?
Devised Work, Musical Theatre, Straight Plays

GEMMA & JACK
By Southern Rep?fs 6×6 Playwrights

YOU FOR ME FOR YOU
By Mia Chung (Ruby Prize Finalist)

YO NOLA Students present:
WORKS IN PROGRESS

TAKARAZUKA!!!
By Susan Soon He Stanton (Ruby Prize Finalist)

PANEL: New Orleans Masters
A conversation with local Master Performers
Ricky Graham, Janet Shea and Carol Sutton.

MERIT
By Lenelle Moïse (Ruby Prize Winner)

HEAL ME TELEVISION
By Martha Wollner

ALTERNA-ENDING PLAY SLAM
Theatre makers submit and perform twist endings to familiar works. Hilarious fun!

LOUISIANA CYCLE:
200 years of Voices Worth Celebrating

Louisiana Belles
A celebration of holidays in New Orleans – memories, myths and carols.
Margarita Bergen
Maureen “Mo” Brennan
Leslie Castay
Madelaine Feldman
Peggy Scott Laborde
Tari Hohn Lagasse
Diane Mack
Darcy Malone
Barbara Motley
Nell Nolan
Joyce Pulitzer
Janet Shea
Carol Sutton
Ros Wingerter
This evening is presented in collaboration with WWNO.

Louisiana Cuisine

Louisiana Sirens

2010-2011

MAINSTAGE

In The Next Room, or the vibrator play
By Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Aimée Hayes
Regional Premiere

afterlife: a ghost story
By Steve Yockey
Directed by Aimée Hayes
National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere

Intríngulis
Written and Performed By Carlo Alban
Directed by David Anzuelo
Regional Premiere

Three World Premiere One-Act Plays
By Tennessee Williams
THE PRETTY TRAP
THE MAGIC TOWER &
EVERY TWENTY MINUTES
Directed by Aimée Hayes

The Norman Conquests
By Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by Damon W. Arrington

INCENDIARY
By Adam Szymkowicz
Directed by Damon Arrington

NEW ORLEANS NOIR
Written by Greg Herren & Julie Smith
Live Recording aired on WWNO

LOUISIANA LADIES:
200 Years of Women Worth Celebrating
Readings and songs by:
Troi Bechet
Margarita Bergen
Leslie Castay
Gennifer Flowers
Tari Hohn Lagasse
Diane Mack
Barbara Motley
Nell Nolan
Janet Shea
Susan Spicer
Carol Sutton

THE NEW PLAY BACCHANAL:

FIGHT (Ruby Prize Finalist)
By Kimber Lee

HURT VILLAGE (Ruby Prize Finalist)
By Katori Hall

PANEL: WOMEN OF COLOR IN THE
AMERICAN THEATRE:
Empowerment, Tradition and Trend: A stirring discussion with guest speakers.

10 MINUTE PLAY SLAM
The best from our 10 Minute Play contest.

ALTERNA-ENDING PLAY SLAM
Theatre makers submit and perform twist endings to familiar works.

Southern Rep @ Le Chat Noir:

MOONSHINE MADNESS
Featuring: Michael Cerveris, Ricky Graham,
Leslie Castay, with Emcee Sean Patterson
with performances from A.J. Allegra, Natalie Boyd,
Bob Edes, Jr., Alan Payne, Lisa Picone, Trixie Minx of Fleur de Tease & Jamie Wax

ZOMBIE TOWN: A DOCUMENTARY PLAY
By Tim Bauer
Directed by Mark Routhier

THE FOUR OF US
By Itamar Moses
Directed by A.J. Allegra

GOODNIGHT
By Steve Yockey & Ross Maxwell

THE ISLAND OF DR. FITZMORRIS
By Jim Fitzmorris

Wednesday Night Series:

DEBAUCHERY!
By Pat Bourgeois
Directed by Mark Routhier

6X6: 6 TEN MINUTE PLAYS BY 6 PLAYWRIGHTS
By Southern Rep’s 6×6 playwrights

OPEN MIC MONOLOGUE & POETRY SLAM
POETS & ACTORS • BLESS THE MIC TO COMPETE • DUKE IT OUT • BATTLE • SLAM

2009-2010

MAINSTAGE

Opus
By Michael Hollinger
Directed by Mark Routhier

I Am My Own Wife
By Doug Wright
Directed by Carl Walker
Co-Produced with All Kinds of Theatre

Ameriville
By Universes
Directed by Chay Yew
Co-Produced with Tulane University, Junebug Productions, Ashe Cultural Arts Center

With A Bang *
By Peter McElligott
Directed by Aimée Hayes
Co-Produced with The NOLA Project

Grey Gardens
By Doug Wright, Scott Frankel and Michael Korie
Directed by Aimée Hayes
Co-Produced with Le Petit Theatre

The Piano Teacher
By Julia Cho
Directed by Mark Routhier

THE NEW PLAY BACCHANAL:

THE THANATOS BRASS BAND
By Jim Fitzmorris

AFTERLIFE
By Steve Yockey

THE THING ABOUT IT
By Brian Sands & Pete Sturman

PLAY RIOTS
The finalist in our stage radio play contest make a scene, 10 minutes at a time.

DOUG WRIGHT SPEAKS
A lecture by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award
winning playwright.

ALTERNA-ENDING PLAY SLAM
Theatre makers submit and perform twist endings to familiar works.

A CHAT WITH ERIC OVERMYER
A conversation with the play wright of NATIVE SPEECH and ON THE VERGE, and a writer of HBO?fs The Wire and Treme.

2008-2009

MAINSTAGE

Speech & Debate
By Stephen Karam
Directed by Aimée Hayes

The Seafarer
By Conor McPherson
Directed by Mark Routhier

Dying City
By Christopher Shinn
Directed by Julie Hamberg

Sick*
By Zayd Dohrn
Directed by Aimée Hayes
A National New Play Network World Premiere

Shotgun*
By John Biguenet
Directed by Valerie Curtis-Newton
A National New Play Network World Premiere

CITY SERIES

Private Eyes
By Stephen Dietz
Directed by Andrew Elliott

Gutenberg! The Musical!
By Scott Brown & Anthony King
Co-Directed by Gary Rucker & Sean Patterson
FourFront Theatre Company

The History Boys
By Alan Bennett
Directed by Fred Nuccio
FourFront Theatre Company

Altar Boyz
Book by Kevin Del Aguila, Co-Conceived by Mark Kessler,
Music & Lyrics by Gary Adler & Michal Patrick Walker
Co-Directed by Gary Rucker & Kelly Fouchi
Choreography by Kelly Fouchi
FourFront Theatre Company

2007-2008

MAINSTAGE

The Lieutenant of Inishmore
By Martin McDonagh
Directed by Noel Wilson
Co-produced . NOLA PROJECT

The Breach*
By Catherine Filloux, Tarell McCraney & Joe Sutton
Directed by Ryan Rilette.

Doubt
By John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Carl Walker
Co-produced . ALL KINDS OF THEATER

The Clean House
By Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Aimée Hayes

For Better*
By Eric Coble
Directed by Gary Rucker
A National New Play Network World Premiere

CITY SERIES

Wind in the Willows
Adapted for the stage By Alan Bennett from the book By Kenneth Grahame
NOLA PROJECT

Macbeth at the Gates*
By Micheal Lovett
Directed by Roy Marsden
DEM BOYS LLC

2006-2007

Callie’s Tally*
By Betsy Howie
Directed by Loy Arcenas

Yuletide*
By Jim Fitzmorris
Directed by Buzz Podewell

The Sunken Living Room*
By David Caudle
Directed by Ryan Rilette
Co-produced . NEW THEATRE of Coral Gables, FL

Rising Water*
By John Biguenet
Directed by Ryan Rilette

Relativity
By Cassandra Medley
Directed by Edris Cooper-Anifowoshe

2005-2006

Closed from August 2005 – April 2006 due to Hurricane Katrina.

On Tour
The Sunken Living Room*
By David Caudle
Co-produced with New Theatre in Coral Gables, FL

Kimberly Akimbo
By David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Ryan Rilette

2004-2005

The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?
By Edward Albee
Directed by Ryan Rilette

Intimate Apparel
By Lynn Nottage
Directed by Hal Brooks

Southern New Plays Festival

Featured Production
The Vulgar Soul*
By John Biguenet
Directed by Ryan Rilette

Staged Readings
The Book of the Golem by Dalt Wonk
The Return to Zion by Mark Leib
Good Kind Spirits by R.J. Tsarov
Treasure Island, FL by Bixby Elliot
Exposed by Beth Henley
The Sunken Living Room by David Caudle
Brush the Summer By by Hal Corley
A Buffet by Brian Sands

Okra
By Anne Galjour
Directed by Perry Martin
Co-produced . EVANGELINE OAKS ENTERTAINMENT
2003-2004

The House of Plunder*
By Jim Fitzmorris

Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge
By Christopher Durang

Yellowman
By Valerie Curtis-Newton

Southern New Plays Festival
Featured Production

Cloning Judson*
By J. Daniel Stanley

Staged Readings
Blind Mouth Singing by Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas
Get Flanagan by Sean Patterson
Daughters of Genius by Evan Smith
Edible Shoes by Jonathan Yukich
Benevolent Street by Emily Brown
The Death of a Cat by C. Denby Swanson
The Vulgar Soul by John Biguenet
Vo-Du MacBeth by Lenwood Sloan

2002-2003

Spinning Into Buttter
By LJ Epstein

The Santaland Diaries
By David Sedaris
Adapted by Joe Mantello

In Walks Ed
By Ryan Rilette

Bat Boy: The Musical
By Emma Griffon
Book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming
Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe

Southern New Plays Festival 2003

Featured Productions
Co-Produced with American Dog theater
Mr. & Mrs. Hollywood*
Written by Barret O’Brien

Co-Produced with Red Noses theater
The Visitation*
By Jim Fitzmorris

Staged Readings
Things I’ve Done by R.J. Tsarov
Dark Paradise: The Legend of the Five-Pointed Star
By Keith Glover
Cloning Judson by J. Daniel Stanley
The Ruby Sunrise by Rinne Groff
Eighty-Six by Javon Johnson
Red Death by Lisa D’Amour

2001-2002

A Lesson Before Dying
By Romulus Linney, adapted from the novel by Ernest Gaines

Licking the Bowl*
By Barret O’Brien

Earl Long in Purgatory*
By Jason Berry

Dinah Was
By Oliver Goldstick

Wit
By Margaret Edson

2000-2001

A Little Grain of Sand
By Christophe Allwright

Degas in New Orleans*
By Rosary O’Neill

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
By Lanie Robertson

Cherries Jubilee
By Lynn Goldman, Harriet Nelson, Marcy Nathan and Joyce Pulizer

1999-2000

Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years
By Emily Mann

Scrooge And Nem*
By Ricky Graham and David Cuthbert

Invasion of Beauty*
By Rosary O’Neill

Full Gallop
By Mark Hampton & Mary Louise Wilson

ON TOUR :
Budapest, Hungary Uncle Victor
(formerly Invasion of Beauty)

1998-1999

Love Letters
By A. R. Gurney

The Playboy of the Western World
By J. M. Synge
Co-Production with The Irish Cultural Society of New Orleans
and Beefield Productions

A Woman of Property*
By Rosary H. O’Neill

Death of a Salesman
By Arthur Miller

ON TOUR:
Tbilisi, Georgia A Woman of Property
October 1999 By Rosary O’Neill

1997-1998

A Streetcar Named Desire
Tennessee Williams
Co-Produced by Michael Arata Productions &
Dog and Pony theater Co.

Flyin’ West
Pearl Cleage

Noel and Gertie
Devised by Sheridan Morley from words and music of Noel Coward

Exposition Boulevard*
Rosary H. O’Neill

1996-1997

Always …Patsy Cline
By Ted Swindley

A Christmas Carol*
By Charles Dickens, Adapted by Ricky Graham
Co-Production with True Brew theater

Lillian
By William Luce

A Louisiana Gentleman*
By Rosary H. O’Neill

1995-1996

Oh, Mr. Faulkner, Do You Write?
By John Maxwell

Four Dogs and a Bone
By John Patrick Shanley

Little Foxes
By Lillian Hellman

Wishing Aces*
By Rosary H. O’Neill

ON TOUR:
Theater du Marais – Paris, France Wishing Aces

1994-1995

Period of Adjustment
By Tennessee Williams

Hearts*
By Rosary O’Neill

Voices in the Dark
By Sharon Bridgforth

The Member of the Wedding
By Carson McCullers

Three Hotels
By Jon Robin Baitz

The Rose Tattoo
By Tennessee Williams

Black Jack: The Thief of Possession*
By Rosary H. O’Neill

1993-1994

First Season in Canal Place

The Miracle Worker
By William Gibson

Franco-Louisiana New Play Festival

Solitaire*
By Rosary H. O’Neill

STAGED READINGS:
Murder in Mind
By Xavier Durringer

Three By K: On the Hill of Simiez ; Sunset; and Father New Orleans
By Robert Kornfeld

ON TOUR:
American Center & Sorbonne
in Paris, France Solitaire

A Raisin in the Sun
By Lorraine Hansberry

1992-1993

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
By Tennessee Williams

To Kill a Mockingbird
Harper Lee, dramatized by Christopher Sergal

3rd Annual Southern New Plays Festival

Bill One :
Wishing Aces
by Rosary O’Neill

Bill Two :
The Man Who Would Be Henry Miller , and
The Next Marilyn Monroe
by Molly Shepard
Back to Bogalusa
by Marion Killinger
Can’t Dance,
Too Late to Plow
by Larry Gray

Potpourri Evening
Trilogy of One Acts: Passage in Purgatory
By Robert Kornfeld;
Red Road
By Shirley Sergent;
Evening Education
By Jeff Elwell

The White Gardenia
By Terese Bland Bueker;
Three Women
By Barry Ivker;
Coffee
By Jackie Bullock
Monologue Duet: The Beatification of Simone
By Paul Currant;
With Don and Phil to the End of the World
By Emily Newland
New Orleans Duet: Child Don’t He Look Good
By Barbara Trevigne;
Bus Ride
By Phyllis McMillon Clemons;
The Day the Muzak Died
By Kenneth J. Weatherup

Edna Earle
Eudora Welty’s The Ponder Heart,
Adapted by Jane Reid – Petty

Belle of Amherst
By William Luce

1991-1992

The Square Root of Wonderful
By Carson McCullars

An Evening with Tennessee Williams:
27 Wagons Full of Cotton and The Lady of LarkspurLotion
By Tennessee Williams

Southern New Plays Festival

Big Hands
By Jackie Bullock
Bye Bye Blues
By David Cuthbert
Father Prize Poland China
By Sherley Sergent
Safe at Last
By Barry Ivker
The Mask of Hiroshima
By Ernest Ferlita, S.J.

Violent Images
By Jeffery Scott Elwell
Joy Ride
By Shirley Sergent
The Visitor
By Dan Godoy
Death by Dumpling
By Terese Bland Bueker
Only His Knees
By Edward L. Betz, Jr.
They Call Me Rainbow
By Dorothy Henriques
Bracelets
By Maya Levy

Pas De Deux
By Barry Ivker
The Death of Superman
By Michael D. Chafetz
The Computerized Spiritual Exercises of a Jesuit
By Dan Godoy
Nadezhda
By Robert Kornfeld
Mr. Williams and Mrs. Wood
By Max Wilk

To Fourposter
By Jan de Hartog

ON TOUR:
Moscow , Russia An Evening with Tennessee Williams:
Wagons Full of Cotton and The Lady of LarkspurLotion

1990-1991

Suddenly Last Summer
By Tennessee Williams

Master Harold and the Boys
By Athol Fugard

Talley’s Folly
By Lanford Wilson

Southern New Plays Festival
”A Showcase of scripts by local playwrights and a lecture
By William Talbot of Samuel French”:

Bill One :
Body Indemnity
By Mikko Macchione and Jay Malarcher
Five Aural Images
By Shirley Sergent
The Death of Superman
By Michael D. Chafetz
The Last Resort
By Rosemary Farmer Corry

Bill Two :
Caviar
By Jackie Bullock
Acting Out
By Robert Kornfeld
The Career Planner
By Dan Godoy
Horror’s Passage
By Mikko Macchione
Rats
By James Edward Luczak

1989-1990

Private Lives
By Noel Coward

…And Further Mo’.
By Vernel Bagneris

Crimes of the Heart
By Beth Henley

The Night of the Iguana
By Tennessee Williams

The Night Before Christmas
By Ken Mentel

1988-1989

P. V T. Wars & Laundry and Bourbon
By James McLure

The Glass Menagerie
By Tennessee Williams

1987-1988

The Importance of Being Earnest
By Oscar Wilde

Toys in the Attic
By Lillian Hellman

Didn’t Mean Goodbye
By Sheila Bosworth

Spring Dance
By Horton Foote

As You Like It
By William Shakespeare