Flood City

Directed by Mark Routhier †
September 1 - 17 | NOCCA Nims Black Box Theatre



In Johnstown, Pennsylvania in 1889, The Great Flood has destroyed a bustling steel town, and left a motley crew of survivors and surveyors to clean up and rebuild. Meanwhile, at a bar in Johnstown a century later, laid-off steel workers wax metaphoric about past lives and future ambitions. Traversing time and space, Reisman’s distinctly hopeful dark comedy depicts the destruction, rebuilding, and adaptation of an American city. Award-winning director Mark Routhier and an ensemble of seven bring Reisman’s unorthodox story to life this September at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA).
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  • Ms. Duncan: Amy Alvarez*
  • Kelly: Trey Burvant*
  • Evan: Keith Claverie †
  • Clive: Ian Hoch
  • Stacey: Jessica Lozano
  • Val: Ashley Ricord Santos †
  • Mr. Stewart: Matthew Thompson*


* Member of Actors' Equity Association

† The NOLA Project Ensemble Member


  • Production Manager: Rachel Swan
  • Assistant Director: Kristin Shoffner
  • Stage Manager: Sarah Chatelain †
  • Technical Director: Philip Wingerter †
  • Scenic Designer: Steve Schepker
  • Lighting Designer: Evan Spigelman
  • Costume Designer: Hope Bennett
  • Sound Designer: Brenden Connelly
  • Props Designer: Jaime Bird
  • Wig Designer: Leslie Claverie †
  • Graphic Designer: Matt Phelan
  • Fight Choreographer:  Alex Martinez Wallace†  
  • Student Directing: Assistant Caleb McKay
  • Magic Consultant: John Racherbaumer
  • Marketing Photography:  Jeremy Blum, Nick Urrutia
  • Marketing Video: Mason Wood
  • Production Photography: John B. Barrois