The Belle of New Orleans

Illinois State University’s School of Theater produced Pulitzer Prize winner, Lynn Nottage’s ‘By The Way Meet Vera Stark’. The play focuses on a fictitious old African American actress and her career.

In the second act the audience sees the ending of ‘The Belle of New Orleans’ at southern epic set in the 1860’s that was made in the early 1930’s. Crystal Falls produced and Directed the film for the play, it was a fun project mixing eras and art forms!