Vatican Lokey

Multiple award-winning AEA actor Vatican Lokey has made his career originating roles in the Gulf South premieres of over a dozen Broadway shows in New Orleans. A well-known media personality and theatre activist, he is the creator of Prof. Carl Nivale, Mardi Gras factotum for WWL-TV's Morning Show for nearly 20 years, and was the host of the popular public radio show “The Sunday Classics” on WWNO. He is featured in two books about New Orleans theatre, “The Soul of the City: Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre” and the biography of legendary director Stocker Fontelieu. With his husband of 23 years, multiple award- winning director/designer Edward R. Cox, he was featured in the documentary “30 Days in the Bowl.” He can be heard on the Original Cast Recording of “Nine Lives,” based on the best-selling book by Dan Baum (on Amazon.) Offstage he is the Regional Supervisor for Mainstreet Musicals, currently co-producing the upcoming New Musical Theatre Festivals in Gretna, LA and Atlanta, GA.