​Welcome to The Zeitgeist Chronicles 'FAQ' page. Here you can get all the background information on our production and details about our premiere night. 

The Zeitgeist Chronicles is a multimedia theatre production premiering in New Orleans that will be showcasing professional talent. After the premiere in New Orleans, The Zeitgeist Chronicles will move to New York City making NOLA "Broadway South" for real!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Zeitgeist Chronicles? +

The Zeitgeist Chronicles is a new original multimedia theatre production in three acts. The Zeitgeist Chronicles is relevant, thought provoking as well as hilarious and entertaining. It takes on politics, religion, race relations, morality, and humanity. This is an election year play (taking place during the “change” election of 2008) with a New Orleans storyline being performed during the 2012 election season at an historic New Orleans institution in an area of town that was devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

Who directed it? +

The Zeitgeist Chronicles is directed by the American Theatre Project’s artistic director Ed Bishop.

Who wrote The Zeitgeist Chronicles? +

The show was written by up-and coming playwright Stephen Montagne.

Who's the cast? +

Click on the cast button to see a complete cast listings and bios.

Where was The Zeitgeist Chronicles produced ? +

The Zeitgeist Chronicles is being produced in New Orleans, Louisiana by an award-winning team. The show purposefully features a cast and creative team almost exclusively from Louisiana to showcase the world-class level of talent coming out of New Orleans .

Why donate to The Zeitgeist Chronicles ? +

We believe that New Orleans has incredibly talented artists and that they deserve to have a professional platform to build their careers on here in their home instead of having to leave for a “bigger” market when they achieve “success”. We believe that with a strong World Premiere of The Zeitgeist Chronicles we are pushing our mission to promote world-class theatre here and more playwrights, actors, artists, and those in the performing arts industry will want to join us in launching their original works - More venues will be restored and we can make this incredibly artistic city “Broadway South” With your financial support we will succeed in bringing an important, timely, and entertaining production to life and showcase incredible talent both on our stage and behind the curtain. Your donations will directly support a made-in-New Orleans original and help its development into a national tour. We believe that the more we can expose this innovative project the healthier our theatre arts community becomes here. Who Dat!

How long will The Zeitgeist Chronicles be running in New Orleans? +

The Zeitgeist Chronicles will be running for three weeks: September 15th, September 20-22nd, and September 27-29th at the Samuel Cook Theatre. There will be no showings on Sundays to keep (New Orleans) Saints Day holy! Here’s to the Who Dat Nation. After the World Premiere run in New Orleans, The Zeitgeist Chronicles will move to New York City and tour the rest of the U.S.

How long is the show? +

The show run time is approximately 2 hours and fifteen minutes with one fifteen minute intermission between the first and second acts

Is there an intermission? +

Yes. There will be one fifteen minute intermission

What are the show times? +

8:00 pm curtain up each night

How much are the tickets? +

$12.50 for students (with proper ID) and seniors (65 and over) $22.50 for general admission and $15.00 tickets for matinees on Saturdays at 3:00 p.m.

Is there any group discount? +

Yes. Tickets are $12.50 each for groups of ten or more people

How do I get tickets? +

There are three ways to get tickets 1. Box Office. Tickets will be available at the Box Office beginning Saturday August 25 through the duration of the show run. Box Office hours are 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm cst until opening night September 13th then hours will be from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm thoughout the show run. 2. By Telephone: Order tickets by phone during Box Office hours at (504) 816-4857 3. Online. Visit our Tickets section for more info.

Will I need my hard copy tickets with me in order to attend the show? +

Yes. When ordering tickets online, be sure to print them out to bring to the theatre.

Where is the Samuel DuBois Cook Theatre? +

The Samuel DuBois Cook Theater is on Dillard University's campus: Dillard University 2601 Gentilly Blvd. New Orleans, LA.

Is the accessible for people with mobility issues? +

Yes, there is a handicap accessible ramp into the theatre and a handicap friendly seating area near the back of the theatre.

May I use my camera? +

No. The use of cameras and recording devices is strictly prohibited.

How can I contact someone at The Zeitgeist Chronicles? +

Click on the CONTACT tab and someone will be in touch quickly