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A Year of Theatrical Celebration and Anniversaries


May 8 - June 7, 2015

Miracle Worker

The gifted teacher Annie Sullivan, Lucy Faust, is summoned by the family to help the girl understand the world from which she is isolated, freeing Helen Keller, Dru Delaney, from her internal prison forever. The story of Anne Sullivan's struggle to teach the blind and deaf Helen Keller how to communicate. Alongside of these great actors, is Dane Rhodes, Jillian Vedros, Jake Wynn-Wilson, and Roger & Daphne Hernandez.

June 25 - 28, 2015

Shrek the Musical Jr. - Rougarou Theatre Troupe

When a green ogre named Shrek discovers his swamp has been 'swamped' with all sorts of fairytale creatures by the scheming Lord Farquaad, Shrek sets out with a very loud Donkey by his side to persuade Farquaad to give Shrek his swamp back. Instead a deal is made. 

Directed by: Perry Martin

Special Events

January 24, 2015

Spencer Bohren

Performer / Educator / Artist / Guitarist / Storyteller

Celebrating 55 years of its Broadway premiere

March 6 - 29, 2015


Celebrating a Return to Stage

Elwood P. Dowd, Perry Martin, is a wealthy drunk who starts having visions of a giant rabbit named Harvey. Elwood lives with his sister Veta, Casey McShain, and her daughter Myrtle Mae Simmons, Camille Griffin, and Veta worries that Elwood has gone insane. In the process of trying to have him committed, Veta admits that she occasionally sees Harvey herself. The director of the mental home, Dr. Chumley, tries to reconcile his duty to help Elwood with his own growing experiences with Harvey.

November 7 - December 14, 2014

Charlie Brown Christmas

50th Anniversary 

By Charles M. Schulz

Based on the television special by Bill Mendevz & Lee Mendelson, Adapted by Eric Schaeffer

By special arrangements with Arthur Whitelaw & Ruby Persson

Starring Travis Resor as Charlie Brown, Sara Jane Goodrum as Lucy & Hailey Thibodeaux as Snoopy

The Halifax Theatre Company brings to life on the Bayou Playhouse stage the Regional Premiere of Charles M. Schulz’s beloved animated Holiday Classic. Join Charlie Brown, Sally, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy & the rest of the Peanut’s gang as they search for the true meaning of Christmas. A wonderful gift for kids of all ages.

September 5 - 29, 2014

Katrina The Mother-In-Law of 'em All

9th Anniversary 

What happens when five Katrina survivors gather in the Mother-In-Law Lounge to retrace their footsteps? Experience the heartbreak, humanity, and yes, comedy through the journeys of these New Orleanians.


The Louisiana and regional premiere in commemoration of the storm's 9th anniversary; Staged at the Bayou Playhouse, a theatre built from pieces and parts of theaters closed down by Katrina's landfall.