The city of New Orleans is a vibrant and exciting place to explore, especially for theater fans. From the Tennessee Williams Festival to the New Orleans Film Festival, there are plenty of events to attend and enjoy. The annual St. Patrick's Day parade is a great way to celebrate the holiday, while Le Petit Théítre has been entertaining the French Quarter with plays, musicals and variety shows for over 65 years.
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, better known as “Jazz Fest”, is a must-see for music lovers. Theater fans can also drive an hour from downtown New Orleans to the unique theater located on the banks of Bayou Lafourche. The annual New Orleans Literary Festival is a great way to explore the connection between New Orleans and literature. The festival includes walking tours, craft series for aspiring writers, literary debates, live theatrical productions, and special events focusing on food and music.
From local productions to national tours, new and revitalized plays, ballet and Broadway plays, there's something for everyone in New Orleans this spring. The Georgia State Ballet brings two of the best masterpieces by Georgian-American choreographer George Balanchine to the Mahalia Jackson Theater. Attendees can also enjoy a wide variety of local food, drink and art vendors while attending this exclusive New Orleans festival. No matter what type of theater you're looking for, there are plenty of festivals in New Orleans that will provide an unforgettable experience.
From traditional theater to modern performances, there's something for everyone in this vibrant city.