Southern Rep At A Glance

Southern Rep Theatre has emerged from the pandemic with a new 2021-22 season.  The first production is 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 over 30 world premieres, and over 100 shows have been produced as a part of its Mainstage season.

Over the years, over 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.

In recent years, 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.

Today over 10,000 patrons attend Southern Rep Theatre’s Mainstage productions annually.

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

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