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Bumped Off on Bourbon Street

Every New Orleans native knows that Fat Tuesday’s Pub on Bourbon Street holds the premiere Mardi Gras celebration during Carnival Season. Fat Tuesday’s Pub is always the place to be—where the city’s finest flock to participate in their electrifying bashes! This year is no different, as you, among hundreds of other excited guests, purchased your VIP tickets at least six months ago! You're ready for the party! This is where your story begins.

Add some mardi gras flair to your costume:

Guest List

 

HELOISE AUCOIN

Marathon Runner
Heloise Aucoin is an ultra-energetic marathon runner from California. Chronically homesick for Cajun culture, she treks across the country to her hometown of New Orleans for Mardi Gras every year. Because of her aggressive mannerisms, most of her childhood friends and family can only take being around her in small doses.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS:  Athletic attire. An optional number is taped to the back of the shirt/jacket.

LEON NAQUIN
Bourbon Street Chef, Balatoire’s Restaurant
Leon Naquin is the executive chef at the famous Bourbon Street restaurant Balatoire’s.  Leon is excessively tidy and has the cleanest kitchen in town!  Many people in town have issues with Leon, as he’s not the easiest person to get along with.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS:  Chef costume. Optional spatula and napkin as props.

BERNADETTE DE LA FOSSE
Bourbon Street Performer
Strolling down Bourbon Street, you’ll undoubtedly encounter the smooth sounds of Bernadette De La Fosse. Bernadette is a very outgoing lady and a long-time street performer on Bourbon Street. With dreams of becoming a famous comedian, she performs her standup comedy routine for anyone with an extra minute.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Soft, free-flowing gypsy-style attire. Optional guitar (real or fake) as a prop.

ZENOBIA LEBLANC
Leader of the ‘Pink Cajuns Motorcycle Club’
Zenobia LeBlanc is a rebellious heiress who decided to become a cross-country biker out of boredom.  Nevertheless, don’t let first impressions about Zenobia bother you, as this fearless leader of the Pink Cajuns Motorcycle Club is known for her perfect etiquette and literary proficiency.  
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Biker attire (leather jacket/pants, biker gloves, fake tattoos (or real if you’ve got ‘em).

JEAN-BAPTISTE DOUCET
High School Football Referee
Jean-Baptiste Doucet is an infamous high school referee in good old New Orleans. He has made more than his share of enemies on the field and in the stands. It’s no secret that Jean-Baptiste is half-blind, deaf, and easily distracted. Why this man chose to be a referee—nobody will ever know!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS:  Wear a referee uniform. Use an optional whistle as a prop. Thick, ‘coke-bottle’ glasses and a hearing aid are fake optional accessories.

ACADIA LAFLEUR
High School Cheerleading Coach
Acadia La Fleur is the spunky high school cheerleading coach.  With a voice that carries over two blocks away, she cannot sneak up on anybody!  Acadia is an ultra-feminine drama queen, so get some tissues ready for this emotional diva!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Warm up suit. Optional whistle as a prop.

JACQUES BERGERON
S.W.A.T. Team, New Orleans Police Department
Jacques Bergeron was recently promoted to the New Orleans S.W.A.T. team and is taking his new position quite seriously.  He trusts nobody and believes chaos will ensue at any moment, and he is more than ready for it. Jacques needs to learn to relax!

COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Police/SWAT uniform. Toy gun(s) are optional props.

CLOVIS CHATELAIN

Bourbon Street Jazz Musician
Clovis Chatelain is a friendly jazz musician. A lover of music and people, he hits Bourbon Street at 5 AM to entertain the early risers! The gossip mill has it that he’s hiding a sordid past and has fabricated a story about it. Either way, he’s a talented performer.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Casual but trendy attire. Optional jazz instrument (real or fake) as a prop.

OPHELIA BOURQUE
Professional Bowler
Ophelia Bourque is a professional bowler who lives her life as though it’s the 1950s. From her conservative attire to the golden oldies slang she spews, she’s set in her ways. Ophelia is constantly celebrating and gets excited at the hint of good news. She also loves to dance if she hears music, so get ready to cut a rug with her if you’re within arms' reach!
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: 1950s attire and a 1950s-style bowling outfit. Hair styled in a 1950s up-do.

BERTRAND BUJEAU
Martial Artist, Bourbon Street Dojo
Tons of young people from around the city travel to the Bourbon Street Dojo to take martial arts lessons from the modern-day ninja Sensei Bertrand Bujeau. From a mixed Japanese and Cajun heritage, Bertrand is all about culture! He’s quiet in social gatherings and prefers to stand back in the shadows, as his extensive martial arts training makes him highly sensitive to his surroundings.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Martial artist costume.

BEAUREGARD FAUCHE
Opera Singer, New Orleans Opera House
The egotistical Beauregard Fauche is the star opera singer at the New Orleans Opera House.  Beauregard loves to chat about how wonderful he is and never misses a view of his reflection on reflective surfaces.  If you look beyond Beauregard Fauche’s superficial layers, you will see that there’s actually a decent, caring person somewhere.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Black and white tuxedo (or suit) or a traditional Opera stage costume.

MAGNOLIA THIBODEAUX
Hostess, Café Beignet 
If you dine at Café Beignet during Magnolia Thibodeaux’s shift, you had better not be in a hurry! Magnolia’s in no rush to do anything while she’s at work. She dislikes her job because she prefers to be around animals over people. Even worse, if her co-workers confide in her, it will be only seconds before their secret’s out. Magnolia has no conscience. 
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Casual hostess/waitress attire.

ALPHONSE DUGAS
Blackjack Dealer,
Harrold’s Casino
Alphonse Dugas is the lively blackjack dealer from Harrold’s Casino in New Orleans.  Only half of what comes out of his mouth is the truth; he even lies when the truth is better!  His closest friends also always grumble about how he cheats at board games. If he is that deceitful with his best pals…who knows what goes on at the gaming table?  Alphonse also has a gambling habit and has accrued a huge debt with bookies in town.  This might be why he is never seen without his buddies from the casino.
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: Shirt and tie with a dealer visor. Optional name tag as a prop.

BELLE ARCENAUX
Housewife and Nosy Neighbor
Belle Arcenaux is the catty housewife who meddles in everyone’s business in the French Quarter.  A rich source of gossip, Belle keeps the drama swirling among the neighborhood wives.  The saying ‘keep your enemies close’ explains why Belle always has a flock of her ‘friends’ with her.  They all realize that if they’re with Belle, they won’t be the subject of any malicious tittle-tattle! 
COSTUME SUGGESTIONS: A house dress/robe, rollers in hair (optional but funny), and a notepad as an optional prop.

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