World Premiere of Water +

by Laura Theriot

NPR presents Water+NPR Presents the World Premiere of Water + in partnership with WWNO

NPR and WWNO are proud to announce the world premiere of NPR Presents Water + on Saturday October 25, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. CT at the Saenger Theatre. NPR Presents Water + combines national and local news coverage, music, poetry, storytelling and visual projections to explore how too much or too little water is shaping lives and affecting communities around the country and the world.

NPR Presents Water +  is directed by Tony-Award winning director Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun) and includes performances from members of the Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars Band: Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Johnny Sansone, and Waylon ThibodeauxWater+ was written by award-winning NPR Science Correspondent Christopher Joyce with Arthur Yorinks and Carl Hancock Rux. Original sound score by acclaimed violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR). Tony Award-winner Anika Noni Rose (Caroline, or Change); Tony Award-nominee, Michele Shay (August Wilson’s Seven Guitars); Jason Dirden (Tony Award-winning Production, A Raisin in the Sun); and Lucas Caleb Rooney (Boardwalk Empire) will be featured in the show.  

Admission is $25-$45 and $10 for students. Call 504.287.0351 or visit or for tickets.