Part of Southern Rep’s Community Table program, Play Dates are an opportunity to engage with themes inspired by current productions through community art-making pop-up activities.

December 17, 12 – 2 PM – Let’s Make Gingerbread Houses! – LEARN MORE

Hosted by Cupcake Fairies, 2511 Bayou Road, New Orleans, 70119

Join Southern Rep Theatre and CupCake Fairies for a FREE gingerbread house making workshop. Melissa of Cupcake Fairies leads the Gingerbread House workshop and Executive Director of HousingNOLA Andreanecia Morris will help to unpack the state of affordable housing in New Orleans and discuss why housing equity matters.

All participants will be able to take home their very own Gingerbread House! This event is free and is a part of Southern Rep Theatre’s Community Table Programming. This event is family friendly!

Registration for this event is required. Please fill out the form below and submit no later than Friday, December 15th by 11 am.



December 18, 5-7 PM – Sip ‘n’ Write! LEARN MORE

Hosted by Material Life, 2521 Bayou Road, New Orleans, 70119

Join Southern Rep Theatre and Material Life for a FREE letter writing workshop and mixer!

We were inspired by the season and by Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley – 11/29 – 12/23 to take an epistolary turn this holiday season! Write a letter to Santa – or a love letter – or a love letter to Santa (we don’t judge!) – or whatever you fancy! Material Life and Southern Rep supply the supplies (for sipping and writing both). You sign and seal, we’ll deliver – postage included!

Plus, mix and mingle with members of the Southern Rep Acting Company! This event is family friendly.