Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré
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Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré information
Lonely Planet review
Going strong since 1916, Le Petit Théâtre is one of the oldest theater groups in the country. In its Jackson Sq home the troupe offers good repertory, with a proclivity for Southern dramas and special children’s programming. Shows are sometimes followed by an informal cabaret performance, with the cast, audience and a resident ghost (so we hear) mingling over drinks.