Thursday, Oct 3, 7:30-8:30 PM

The Baroness Undressed at The Cabildo Featuring Diana E.H. Shortes

The Cabildo
Getting there
701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA

The Louisiana Museum Foundation in collaboration with the Louisiana State Museum, at The Cabildo, cordially invites you to a take glimpse of the legendary Baroness de Pontalba. Limited engagement - only 3 Thursday night performances starting on August 1, September 5 and concluding on *October 3. Featuring the recipient of two Big Easy Awards, performing artist Diana E.H. Shortes, brings to life her original solo work "The Baroness Undressed." Offering a unique portrayal of the unbelievable true story of New Orleans own Micaela Almonester, better known as the infamous Iron Bird of Paradise:The Baroness de Pontalba. This incarnation of Ms. Shortes' one-woman show will immerse the audience in a musical soundscape, melding recorded sound with live accompaniment while The Baroness, fashioned in her 19th century boudoir, dresses - then undresses - revealing her encounters with subjugation, tragedy, triumph and eventual self-realization. Doors Open at: 6:30PM Show starts promptly at 7:30PM General Admission Seating CASH BAR RSVP-limited seating. *Tickets for 10/3 After-Hour Intimate with Diana E.H. Shortes sold separately