The first act of the musical Ragtime, running through Sunday, July 15 at Tulane Summer Lyric Theatre, takes a grand look at early 20th century America and the aspirations of some of its influential figures. Harry Houdini (AJ Allegra) celebrates that an immigrant can become famous in the U.S.… Read more

The NOLA Project announced its 2018-2019 season. It opens with Laura Gunderson's The Revolutionists in September and continues with plays by contemporary playwrights familiar to NOLA Project audiences. The NOLA Project has presented several of Irish writer Martin McDonagh's works, including … Read more

If you went out to theater in the 1980s, 1990s or 2000s in New Orleans, you probably knew Carl Walker personally; if not, you definitely knew his work. Walker, who died July 8 at 61 of a heart attack, was one of New Orleans’ most talented directors, whose best work at True Brew or Le Chat No… Read more

Comedy collective Black Girls Giggles hosts its annual comedy festival at venues around town starting July 4 and running through the weekend. There are standup, sketch and improv shows, plus dance parties and more. Read more