Letters Read New Orleans is a series of live events in which local performing artists interpret personal letters written by culturally vital individuals from various times and New Orleans communities. The series is ongoing, is a Nancy Sharon Collins, Stationer LLC and Antenna collaboration, and premiered May 17, 2017 during Antenna::SignalsNo.5.
The upcoming Letters Read: Veterans Day is November 11, 2017 featuring emcee Chris Kaminstein, Co-Artistic Director of Goat in the Road Productions (GRP). This reading focuses on World War I material from Newcomb Archives & Vorhoff Library Special Collections, love letters from The National World War II Museum, and letters from THNOC’s Williams Research Center.
For information about the 9/13/17 Regrets readings, go here.
For information about the 6/29/17 Hermann & Grima family letters reading, go here.
For more about Antenna and the 4/23/17 Lafcadio Hearn reading, go here.