Bob Farley’s biological and theater families will gather Dec. 18 to remember the director, mentor, dad and husband who had been part of the metro theater scene for more than three decades.
‘God of Carnage’ runs through Feb. 1 at the Alliance Theatre. The Alliance Theatre’s production of Yasmina Reza’s God of Carnage has some mighty big shoes to fill. The original Broadway production had an all-star cast featuring Hope Davis, Jeff Daniels, James Gandolfini and Marcia Gay Harden. All four were nominated for 2009 Tony Awards, […]
As an actress, Judith Ivey has won Tony, Drama Desk and Obie awards for her work on and off-Broadway (Hurlyburly, The Lady With All the Answers), appeared in popular television shows (“Designing Women,” “Nurse Jackie”) and films (Flags of Our Fathers, The Devil’s Advocate). But the legendary performer says she has a new ?passion: directing. […]
As a child, internationally renowned director, choreographer and performer Debbie Allen spent her summers in Baton Rouge. “I grew up with the tastes, the sounds, the smells, the ghost stories … and the unchaperoned trips to the bayou, where we did things we weren’t supposed to do as children,” she says. “I gazed at the […]
Debbie Allen, who is directing and choreographing the new musical Twist, will talk about the piece in a “Dialogue With Debbie” event at 7:30 p.m., on Aug. 6 at the Alliance Theatre. Twist moves Charles Dickens’ classic “Oliver Twist” to New Orleans in 1928, as the Roaring ‘20s dance their way down Bourbon Street and […]