NolaVie Presents : Theater

Two one-act operas to amuse and amaze

Gisela in her Bathtub

You have to hand it to Kathleen Westfall. The founder of The 9th Ward Opera Company never gives in to the mundane. And, now in her third year of exposing New Orleans audiences to entertaining and accessible classical ... Read More »

New Orleans to Moscow: All for the love of theater

Moscow Nights Inc. recently traveled to Moscow to perform at the Chekhov International Theatre Festival.

So what do you think the odds are that not one, but two, local artists would end up in Moscow this summer? One, photographer, Frank Relle -- at the request of the U.S Embassy in Moscow -- curated ... Read More »

Can five guys find their inner women via Shakespeare?

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One has to wonder, in this 450th year of the birth of the Bard of Avon, what Shakespeare would think of the myriad ways his plays are being presented in New Orleans these days.  Would he be outraged ... Read More »

We've Got Your Weekend: High heels, a magic lamp and Red Bull art

The Patchwork Players are back with 'Aladdin' in Rivertown.

Thursday/ Red Bull fun: So how do you like your Red Bull? Twenty New Orleans artists will get to answer that when Red Bull Curates: The Canvas Cooler Project stops in New Orleans on Thursday as part of an eight-city ... Read More »

Colin Jost: Remember the name

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Colin Jost. Get used to the name. Most people know him only as the new co-anchor for “Saturday Night Live’s” “Weekend Update,” but Jost’s fingerprints are all over some of the best comedy of the last eight years, and all signs point to the comedian becoming a household name sooner rather than later. Read More »

Looking for the Goat

Morgana King with her goats

Humans disguised as goats make art. Goats disguised as landscapers beautify our city. People ask all the time why we are called Goat in the Road Productions. Read More »

Inside New Noise: New Southern Hymnal

A Side + B Side

"Runnin’ Down the Mountain" is the first piece in a trilogy that we call "New Southern Hymnal." Through this series, NEW NOISE is taking a nuanced look at our cultural inheritance in the American South -- specifically asking what we’ve lost in the last century of intense, widespread migration and the triumph of modern industry over agriculture. Read More »

She loves them, yeah, yeah, yeah


Fifty years. A half century. OMG is that really how long it’s been since the Beatles were in New Orleans? While the official anniversary of that almost-religious event won’t happen until this coming September, celebrations begin this weekend with the opening of "Rain" at the Saenger Theatre and some accompanying events at the Monteleone Hotel, a hostelry that turned down the opportunity to house the Beatles in 1964 for fear of being overrun by frenzied females. Read More »

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