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Today in NOLA 5.18.17


Today, see Tank without her Bangas. So You Think You Can Dance all stars and sibling duo Derek and Julianne Hough bring their dance styles to the Saenger. CAC brings a veterans-themed show in honor of Veterans Appreciation Month. Tip's guarantees a good show, with Reckless Kelly and Blue Water Highway in support. On this day in 1896, Plessy vs. Ferguson established the constitutionality of segregation with “separate but equal” reasoning. Now, more to do this Thursday.


Four Folks & A Goat

Catching Up with Goat in the Road Productions



The four members of downtown theatre group Goat in the Road Productions (GRP) currently have at least four major projects in the works through 2016, leaving one to wonder if goats ever sleep. 


A Fancy-ful End

The Future is a Fancyland Place: A Review



NoDef Drama Writer Helen Jaksch heads to the Allways Lounge for the doomsday-minded collaboration between Goat in the Road Productions and Cripple Creek Players, "The Future is a Fancyland Place."


Today's Events: 4/15/11


April 15, the day GE formed (1892), when the Titanic sunk (1912), when Bergen-Belson was liberated (1945), when Jackie Robinson broke the baseball color line and debuted for the Brooklyn Dodgers (1947), when Leonardo da Vinci (1452) and Henry James (1990) were born, and when Greta Garbo (1990) and Joey Ramone (2001) passed. Now here’s some history in the making:


A Tale of Two Collaborations

Facing the Stage



I still feel the whiplash. The theatrical experiences I had this weekend could not have been more divergent. I spent Friday in an old funeral parlor, converted into an art studio, that was in turn reconfigured as a theatrical space. On Saturday night, my date enjoyed her chardonnay in the city’s most upscale theatrical venue.


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Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Naimonu James, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Nina Luckman, Dead Huey Long, Alexis Manrodt, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via, Austin Yde

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Michael Weber, B.A.

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Linzi Falk

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Alexis Manrodt


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