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a summer preview of our upcoming work for NOMA's Besthoff Sculpture Garden
We are excited to present three play readings of upcoming new works we have lined up for future performance in NOMA's Besthoff Sculpture Garden. The readings are all free with admission to NOMA and will be presented in the brand new Lapis Center for the Arts, the newly renovated arts auditorium in the museum. Come and check out these great new plays in this brand new space.
Treasure Island by A.J. Allegra, James Bartelle and Alex Martinez Wallace
Sunday, June 6 at 12pm at NOMA
This brand-new comic adaptation, penned by NOLA Project founders Allegra, Bartelle, and Wallace – and inspired by the garden's beautiful waterfront amphitheater – will blend story with sea shanties as we follow Long John Silver and his crew to Skull Island on a search for the notorious Captain Flint's buried treasure.
Tell It To Me Sweet by Brittany N. Williams
Saturday, June 12 at 12pm at NOMA
Wander through tales from spooky to strange in this brand-new look at some very old fables written by ensemble member Brittany N. Williams. Meet magical aunties, too-clever wolves, wicked stepmothers, foolish devils, and determined ghosts on a winding tour of five stories pulled from the Brothers Grimm and more.
The Seagull, or How to Eat It by Gab Reisman
Sunday, June 13 at 12pm at NOMA
In this modern-day adaptation of Anton Chekhov's seminal play THE SEAGULL, ensemble member Gab Reisman transfers the Russian family drama to a family retreat on Lake Pontchartrain's North Shore.
All performers will be vaccinated and will be socially spaced three feet from one another and ten-twelve feet from audiences. Though the CDC guidelines about vaccinated people wearing masks has recently changed, we will continue to follow the mask guidelines as instructed by the City of New Orleans and the New Orleans Museum of Art's own internal policies.