The Curtain Call Ball

Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré is delighted to announce its inaugural fundraising event, The Curtain Call Ball.

As the grande dame of our city’s performing arts organizations, Le Petit Théâtre is dedicated to presenting high quality theatre to the diverse public of the greater New Orleans area. All proceeds from The Curtain Call Ball will allow Le Petit Théâtre to continue its mission, to embrace the work of the city’s professional artists both onstage and backstage, and to nurture and mentor up-and-coming talent with an array of educational outreach programs with our local schools.

Please join us on Friday, September 11, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at Le Petit Théâtre and Dickie Brennan’s Tableau.  

To purchase event tickets please click HERE

The Curtain Call Ball Late Night are NOW available for $75.  Tickets include: 9PM entry, open bar and dessert.  Below is an email blast that we ask that you send it to your friends and colleagues to help us spread the word about this great event.  

To purchase LATE NIGHT tickets please click HERE

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please click here.  

Vintage photo of Le Petit Theatre: 99 years later, a new vision for the French Quarter gem

By: John Pope,

Nearly a century ago, a group of theatrically minded New Orleanians gathered in a friend's Garden District home to study plays and act out the parts for their own amusement.

"We had no money, so we each put up $2, and we bought books so we could read the plays," said Martha Robinson, a member of that group, in a 1976 interview in The Times-Picayune.

They called themselves the Drawing Room Players. When the United States entered World War I, the amateur thespians moved out of the Garden District and into area military camps to perform for soldiers. Read more here


Our Town By Thornton Wilder | October 2 - 18

Newly appointed Artistic Director, Maxwell Williams, makes his New Orleans theatre debut directing Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece. Groundbreaking at the time of its premiere, and beloved ever since, Our Town tells the captivating tale of two intertwined families, and the small town of Grover’s Corners, U.S.A. Using the history of New Orleans, and particularly Le Petit Théâtre for inspiration, our fresh take on this quintessential American play will re-invigorate your love of drama.

Tickets: Click Here

Season Packages and Subscriptions are also available.

For more information about Le Petit Theatre, please email

For more ticket information please email or 504.522.2081



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