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Performing Arts: October

Through October 7

Aladdin

Take a magic carpet ride into the world of Disney with this stage adaptation of the hit animated musical. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com.

 

Through October 28

Shear Madness

It is a day like any other at the Shear Madness salon until the lady upstairs is murdered and the audience gets to join in the fun of figuring out whodunit. Westwego Performing Arts Theater, 177 Sala Ave., 885-2000, JPAS.org.

 

3-18

A Doll’s House Part 2

In a new sequel to the classic play, Nora returns to the home she left 15 years earlier and faces regret, reconciliation and recrimination. Southern Rep Theatre, 2541 Bayou Road, 523-9857, SouthernRep.com.

 

5-21

Satchmo at the Waldorf

This extraordinary one-man, three-character play journeys into the heart and mind of beloved New Orleans jazz legend Louis Armstrong. Le Petit Théâtre, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081, LePetitTheatre.com.

 

10

Fall Out Boy – M A N I A Tour

Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated band Fall Out Boy goes on tour in support of their new album, titled M A N I A. Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, 587-3663, SmoothieKingCenter.com.

 

12

Ron White

The cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking comedian from the “Blue Collar Comedy Tour” returns with a new stand-up show for mature audiences. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com.

 

12

Mercyme’s The Imagine Nation Tour

The Christian band responsible for hits like “I Can Only Imagine” bring their fan favorites on a tour of over 20 cities. Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, 587-3663, SmoothieKingCenter.com.

 

12

Chris Pell Plays Nielsen’s Clarinet Concerto

Chris Pell masterfully tackles Carl Nielsen’s “Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra,” followed by Brahms’ “Symphony No. 4.” Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com.

 

17

Debauchery!

New Orleans’ live, ongoing soap opera continues as sisters Chanel and Cartier continue their outrageous adventures. Church of Yoga NOLA, 1480 N. Rocheblave St., 522-6545, SouthernRep.com.

 

18

Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony Featuring Violinist Jennifer Koh

Acclaimed violinist Jennifer Koh performs “Trouble,” a concerto composed specifically for her by Vijay Iyer. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com.

 

18

Kevin Hart – The Irresponsible Tour

Movie star and global comedy sensation Kevin Hart unveils hilarious new material as part of his world tour. Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, 587-3663, SmoothieKingCenter.com.

 

18

Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games

The Lord of the Dance series continues its intoxicating mix of music and dance that fuses the traditional with the contemporary. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com.

 

20

Hannibal Burress

Comedian Hannibal Burress, who has starred in TV shows like Broad City and movies like Tag, brings his critically acclaimed stand-up act to New Orleans. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com.

 

23

Alice in Chains

Alice in Chains, one the iconic bands of the 1990s alternative rock movement, performs live at the Saenger for one night only. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com.

 

24

Maxwell: 50 Intimate Nights Live Featuring Marsha Ambrosius

Maxwell, one of the architects of the “neo-soul” musical genre, embarks on a 50-city American tour to debut new material as well as sing his beloved hits. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com.

 

26

Lauren Daigle – Look Up Child Tour

Lafayette-born contemporary Christian artist Lauren Daigle performs a night of faith-based music. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com.

 

October 30-November 4

School of Rock

This musical adaptation of Richard Linklater’s hit film tells the story of a slacker music teacher who forms his own rock band with his students. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com.

 

31

Ed Sheeran

Pop superstar Ed Sheeran of “The Shape of You” fame hits the Crescent City as part of his world tour. Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Sugar Bowl Drive, 587-3805, MBsuperdome.com.


 

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