Browsing articles from "July, 2011" ‘Glass Mendacity’ views Tennessee Williams through a funhouse mirror

Jul 27, 2011   //   by Brian Jones   //   Blog, News  //  No Comments

By Theodore P. Mahne, Times-Picayune

The languid, poetic language of Tennessee Williams resonates with us because it drips with beauty, sweating like a silver mint julep cup about to leave a ring on the chifforobe, where it was left by a careless gentleman caller.

That language also lends itself to excesses of parody.

An entertaining troupe of players has decided to tackle Williams’ oeuvre this summer. As it is just too hot for serious drama – even for felines perched on prefabricated metal roofs – they’ve gone for the humor, blending together the characters from several of Williams’ best known plays. The result, “The Glass Mendacity,” now playing at the relocated Deutsches Haus in Metairie, is a delightful ride on a streetcar full of laughs.

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Lorelei und Schatzi

Jul 5, 2011   //   by Brian Jones   //   Blog, Events  //  No Comments

Lorelei und Schatzi
with special appearance by Gary Trumet of The Saurerkrauts

Accordian music, polka, yodeling, singing, German and Austrian folkmusic, dancing

Fun for all ages!

Saturday, July16th
Two shows ONLY first show 2 – 5pm / second show 7 – 10pm
Doors open for 1:00pm German food will be served.
Come for one show or stay for both.

Admission $10 per person / children 12 and under FREE