Southern Rep At A Glance

Southern Rep Theatre emerged from the pandemic with a new 2021-22 season.  The first production was The Thanksgiving Play presented at Loyola University in Dec. 2021.  Founded in 1986, Southern Rep Theatre is a 501(c)3 company, and New Orleans’ only year-round professional theatre. Since its inception, Southern Rep has produced more than 30 world premieres.  More than 100 shows have been produced as a part of its Mainstage season.

.  Over the years, more than 200,000 people have attended Mainstage performances.

.  Southern Rep Theatre and its productions have won over 50 of Gambit’s Big Easy Entertainment Awards.

.  In 2007, Southern Rep received the Governor’s Arts Award for Outstanding Arts Organization in Louisiana.

.  Southern Rep Theatre has worked with such well-known figures as renowned author and playwright John Biguenet and actor and radio personality John “Spud” McConnell.

.  Collaborators have included The NOLA Project, the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, and Le Petit Theatre, among others.

.  More than 10,000 patrons attend Southern Rep Theatre’s Mainstage productions annually.

.  The company has maintained a subscriber retention rate of 60%.  83% are college graduates.

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