Vatican Lokey

Actor, Producer/Director, and Archivist/Librarian in New Orleans, Louisiana

Vatican Lokey

Actor, Producer/Director, and Archivist/Librarian in New Orleans, Louisiana

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A multiple award-winning New Orleans stage and television veteran for over two decades, Vatican Lokey made his career originating roles in the New Orleans premieres of Grand Hotel (The Baron), Falsettos (Whizzer), Chess (Freddie Trumper), The Frogs (Pluto), The Drowsy Chaperone (Aldolpho), and the American premiere of the British musical Scandalous! (John Galsworthy) With Atlanta Lyric Theatre he has played Roger in The Producers and Bert Healy/FDR in Annie. 2016 marks his 20th anniversary as Professor Carl Nivale on WWL-TV's Morning Show. He is the producer & director of the annual radio benefit broadcast of the Gretna Mainstreet New Music Theatre Festival opening September 2016, and NOLA Voice Theatre, a troupe dedicated to the art of voice acting premiering in March 2016.

He originated Beth/Bob & the 82nd Airborne Commander on the concept cast recording and early stage productions of Nine Lives. He is featured in the books "The Soul of the City: Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre" by Dr. Rebecca Hale, and the biography "Just Who is Stocker Fontelieu, Anyway?" by Michael Cahill. On film he and his husband Edward R. Cox were featured in the documentary "30 Days In The Bowl". and both star in the film "Free Spirits".

On TV, he's had roles on "Common Law", "Treme," "Final Witness," "American Horror Story: Coven", and "Scream Queens." He was also featured in the promos and opening credits for Top Chef New Orleans on Bravo.

Vatican was the writer and host for "The Sunday Classics", a weekly modern classical music show which aired for two years on WWNO-FM.

He is the Regional Supervisor for Mainstreet Musicals in NYC and the archivist and librarian for studio WTA. Currently he is represented by Anne Massey of Fameagency.

  • Education
    • University of Mississippi