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THEATER O FFERINGS SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER Festival Dates: March 28-31 at 8 PM The Garden District proves to be a predatory ecosystem when Violet Venable (Big Easy Theatre Award Winner Gwendolyne Foxworth), a formidable matriarch, sets out to exact revenge on Catharine Holly (Elizabeth McCoy). Truth, deceit and horror intermingle in an overgrown jungle of a garden where Catharine struggles for her life. What horrible secrets are locked in Catharine’s head, and why is Violet so determined to silence them...and could it be that Violet is the victim, and that Catharine is the hunter? TWTC will immerse audiences in the hothouse in this psychological thriller! Tickets available at www.twtheatrenola.com The Lower Depths Theater at Loyola University, 6301 Saint Charles Avenue AZUL Festival Dates: March 27-30 at 7:30 PM and March 31 at 3 PM Presented in partnership with Saints + Sinners Literary Festival, a project of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival. At age nine, Yadra left Castro’s Cuba. Now, as Alzheimer’s sets in, her mind returns to that time and place, bringing family secrets to light. Spanning two countries and three generations, Christina Quintana’s evocative new play fuses music and memory to ask: what is the true language of love? Tickets available at www.southernrep.com Southern Rep Theatre, 2541 Bayou Road BABY DOLL Festival Dates: March 27-30 at 7:30 PM and March 31 at 3 PM The regional premiere of Baby Doll is based on Tennessee Williams’ “27 Wagons Full of Cotton” and the controversial 1956 film. Set in the summer heat of 1950s Mississippi, this dark comedy explores the desires, desperation, and prejudices of two rival cotton gin owners and their attempts to seduce a young bride after a suspected act of arson. Tickets available at www.lepetittheatre.com Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré,  616 St. Peter Street MARCH 27-31, 2019 31