The NOLA Project Presents White
Fri, March 31st at 7:30 PM
One event on Thu, March 2nd, 2023 at 7:30 PM
One event on Sun, March 5th, 2023 at 7:30 PM
One event on Wed, March 8th, 2023 at 7:30 PM
One event on Thu, March 9th, 2023 at 7:30 PM
One event on Fri, March 10th, 2023 at 7:30 PM
One event on Wed, March 15th, 2023 at 7:30 PM
One event on Thu, March 16th, 2023 at 7:30 PM
One event on Sun, March 19th, 2023 at 7:30 PM
One event on Wed, March 29th, 2023 at 7:30 PM
One event on Thu, March 30th, 2023 at 7:30 PM
One event on Fri, March 31st, 2023 at 7:30 PM
The NOLA Project presents a contemporary Frankenstein story set in the fiercely competitive art world. White, written by 2022 Pulitzer winner James Ijames and directed by Beau Bratcher, is the company’s first theatrical production in NOMA’s Lapis Center for the Arts.
Performances take place on March 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 19, 29, 30, and 31, at 7:30 pm.
Gus is an ambitious artist with his sights set on a major exhibition. Unfortunately, he doesn’t quite fulfill the museum’s stated desire for “different voices.” With the aid of actor Vanessa, Gus creates the brash Balkonaé Townsend persona. All goes to plan until Balkonaé takes control and Gus has to face his creation head-on to ridiculous results.
White is a dark comedy intended for mature audiences. The content includes overt racism as well as microaggressions against BIPOC people. It also contains adult language, examples of homophobia and misogyny, and a simulated sex scene.
TICKETING AND PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
All performances start at 7:30 pm. Café NOMA will be open nightly for dinner service from 6 to 7 pm. Snacks and beverages will be available from 6 to 7:30pm before the performance begins.
General admission is $38 for adults | $30 for NOMA members | $20 for guests under 21 | $55 for Premier Seating
Tickets for the March 1 and 2 performances are available for a special $10 rate.
Online ticket sales end two hours prior to performances. If you wish to purchase tickets less than two hours prior to a show, you will need to do so in person at the show venue.
This production is supported by grants from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation and the New Orleans Theatre Association.