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Goat in the Road

UP NEXT: JANUARY

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Goat in the Road is excited to announce its remount of its newest original show, Foreign to Myself
a play about Veterans and the experience of homecoming.

"Moving, inventive, funny and heartbreaking at the same time, the play is a gentle and persistent invitation to reflect on the divide between Veterans and civilians and how we begin to bridge that divide."
Gala True, PhD, Associate Professor, Tulane University School of Medicine and Research Investigator, Department of Veterans Affairs  

Foreign to Myself
January 12 - 14 and 19 - 21 at 8 pm
UNO's  Robert E. Nims Theatre (2000 Lakeshore Dr.)
All shows are free!
Reserve at this link, 25 tickets available at the door nightly
Box office opens at 6:30 pm

Featuring William Bowling, Denise Frazier, Darci Fulcher, Shannon Flaherty, Jeremy Guyton, Dylan Hunter, and Grace Kennedy.

Directed by Chris Kaminstein, with sound design by Peter Bowling and Kyle Sheehan. Costumes designed by Kaci Thomassie, lights by Joshua Courtney, props by Owen Ever, and set by Nick Benaceraff. Stage management by Kit Sternberger and technical direction by Alex Smith.

Click here for more info about Foreign to Myself.

POST-SHOW CONVERSATIONS!

Each Saturday night, there will be a post-show conversation on the themes of Foreign to Myself with some of the amazing people who contributed their experiences and expertise to the creation of the show.

Saturday, Jan. 13, on the theme of "Re-entry", will feature:

  • Ariel David, a public health researcher, specializing in the behavioral health of unique sub-populations. She is also a combat veteran, who served 9 years in the Navy and was deployed "boots on the ground" as a weapons operator, as an Individual Augmentee/Joint Forces.
  • Jeff Key, a former Marine, Iraq Veteran, Playwright, and activist. He was born and raised in Walker County, Alabama but now makes his home in the French Quarter. His first play, The Eyes of Babylon toured the US and Ireland and ended with a Drama Desk nomination run off-Broadway in New York and was the subject of the Showtime documentary Semper Fi: One Marine’s Journey.
  • Hilton Johns, a pastor and veteran of the US Marine Corps. 
  • Bryon Reiger, a New Orleans playwright and veteran of the US Army. 

Stay tuned for more info about the talk on Saturday, Jan. 20.

MARCH/APRIL

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"Not unfrequently the alternations of health and sickness, joy and sorrow, commercial prosperity and misfortune, sweep over the Crescent City with the suddenness and fury of those autumnal hurricanes which occasionally visit it..."

- Dr. Theodore Clapp, 1858

The Stranger Disease

A new immersive play about yellow fever in nineteenth century New Orleans.

GRP is collaborating with the Louisiana State Museum and Friends of the Cabildo to create this historically inspired play that will be performed at Madame John’s Legacy, the oldest residence in the city.

March 23 - April 15
Madame John's Legacy (632 Dumaine St.)
$25
Ticket info coming soon!

Goat in the Road’s 2017 – 18 season is supported by the Goldschmidt Family Foundation, the New Orleans Theatre Association, the Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the GPOA Foundation, the Pavy-Deblois Foundation, the Starseed Foundation, and a City Council/Cox Communication grant, as well as a grant from Alternate Roots’ Artistic Assistance program, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, the Surdna Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. It is also made possible by a Community Arts Grant from the City of New Orleans and a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal agency. These grants are administered by the Arts Council of New Orleans.

Goat in the Road’s 2017 – 18 season is supported by the Goldschmidt Family Foundation, the New Orleans Theatre Association, the Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the GPOA Foundation, the Pavy-Deblois Foundation, the Starseed Foundation, and a City Council/Cox Communication grant, as well as a grant from Alternate Roots’ Artistic Assistance program, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, the Surdna Foundation, the Ford Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

It is also made possible by a Community Arts Grant from the City of New Orleans and a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal agency. These grants are administered by the Arts Council of New Orleans.