Topic: theatre

Bill Groom on the red carpet at the Creative Arts Emmys

impression: Bill Groom

As a child growing up in California, Missouri, Bill Groom (G ’74) used his imagination to entertain his family at his grandmother’s house every other Sunday with self-produced plays in the living room and the occasional circus in the backyard.

Bryan Batt with Pontchartrain Beach memorabilia

Bryan Batt: Actor & Author

Actor Bryan Batt (A&S ’87) knows that a career in show business can have as many twists and turns as a carnival ride.


Theatrical Work

In October, Newcomb Art Museum hosted the world premiere of Postcards From Over the Edge, a new theatrical work that illustrates the history of the sale of sex in Louisiana. The play, developed by New Orleans–based artists, was initiated by Karel Sloane-Boekbinder from the School of Liberal Arts’ Department of Theatre and Dance.