Get This Lake Off My House:  Our Tempest

Get This Lake Off My House: Our Tempest

Old Pontchartrain Beach site    6/2/2006 - 6/25/2006 (schedule)

Category:  Local Premiere · Regional Premiere · World Premiere · Professional

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"Get This Lake Off My House: Our Tempest explores the beauty, humor, frustrations, and love in the New Orleans experience from Katrina through the 2006 mayoral election. Truth and fiction blur to tell the compelling human stories of a mayor, a doctor, a pair of young lovers, and a comedic trio of unlikely pals. The performance features original music by local musician Brigham Hall and takes place at the site of the old Pontchartrain Beach, in, on, and around Lake Pontchartrain, invoking its resonance as the water that filled our city."



Cast
Donald Lewis, Jr..... Mayor Rospero *
Alex Martinez Wallace.... Officer Steve
Ashley Noel Jones.... Miranda
James Bartelle.... Calvin
Justin Scalise.... Gonz, A Nurse; Frank; Mayoral Opponent
Laura Ramadei.... Alice, A Med Student; Adrienne; Sally, Debate Moderator
Michael P. Cahill.... Albert, A Doctor
Nick Kocher.... Tim Trink, FEMA Official
Richard Alexander Pomes.... Officer Arlie
Will Connolly.... Ferdinand
*=featured role

Staff
Andrew Larimer ....  Director; Sound Design; Writer
Nick Frederick ....  Set Design; Stage Manager; Technical Director; Sound Technician
Laura Ramadei ....  Costume Design
Brigham Hall ....  Original Music

News

Get This Lake Off My House
by Dalt Wonk
Gambit Weekly 6/27/06
 
Tempest in the Big Easy
by Jacob Mayer
LSU Reveille 6/15/06
 
As You Lake It
by Dalt Wonk
Gambit Weekly 7/04/06
 
Waves Of Talent Wash Ashore In Tempest Takeoff
by David Cuthbert
Times-Picayune Lagniappe 6/09/06

References: Program; Review; Media; Publicity; MPC
Record created by: mcahill
This record is part of the 'Cahill Archives'


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