Autumn Performance Calendar

All performance information is subject to change. For updated times, dates, locations and ticket prices, please check the Web sites or call the box office phone numbers listed here.
NOTE: Productions designated with a star (    ) are new, original works.
SEPTEMBER
through 7th
Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat | The Biblical story of Joseph and his brothers. This updated version of Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice’s first musical provides a wonderful visual experience. Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell,
985-643-0556/ 985-641-0324, www.slidell-slt.org.
through 13th
Ventriloquist Verses: Voices from Beneath the Water’s Edge | Fri.- Sat. at 8 p.m. An original multi-media presentation by Diana Shortes that looks at loss, forgiveness and the search for cultural identity in post-Katrina New Orleans. Directed by John Grimsley, choreography by Monique Moss with musical accompaniment by local musicians. The Alamo Underground, 1547 Crete St., New Orleans,
504-481-4091, www.alamounderground.org.

through 28th
Thrill Me — The Leopold & Loeb Story | By Stephen Dolginoff, co-produced by To Do Productions 504-948-9608, 504-218-8559, www.todoproductions.org at Marigny Theatre, 1030 Marigny, New Orleans, 504-218-8559, www.marignytheatre.org.

3-28
Speech & Debate |  Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 3 p.m. Regional premiere of a deeply comic play with music in which three high school misfits find each other via the Internet and decide to combat local corruption when they sign up for the speech and debate team. Southern Rep Theatre, 333 Canal Place, New Orleans, 504-522-6545, www.southernrep.com.

5-28
Radio Golf | Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays; check box office or Web site for times. The last play by Pulitzer Prize-winning American playwright August Wilson. Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, 504-862-7529, www.anthonybeantheater.com.
5-oct. 5
Another Op’nin | Fri.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. An original musical review sanctioned by The Cole Porter Trust, starring Chris Carey and Kitty Cleveland. North Star Theatre, 347 Girod St., Mandeville,
985-626-1500, http://northstartheatre.com.
    
5-21
He Loves and She Loves: The Gershwin Music We Love | Created by Amy Alvarez and Jefferson Turner, a rare local premiere featuring the songs of George and Ira Gershwin, including ”Someone To Watch Over Me,” “Our Love Is Here To Stay,” “ I Got Rhythm,” “ The Man I Love,” “ Summertime,” “They Can’t Take That Away From Me.” Le Chat Noir Cabaret Theater, 715 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans (between Poydras and Julia Streets), 504-581-5812, www.cabaretlechatnoir.com.

5-oct. 17
Bustout Burlesque | Fridays at 8 and 10 p.m., The Mystick at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Boubon St., New Orleans; 504-553-2205,
504-975-7425, www.bustoutburlesque.com.

7
Fleur de Tease | A premiere variety burlesque revue. One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St., New Orleans, 504-569-8361, 504-975-1245, www.fleurdetease.com.

9-oct. 12
Rent | Directed by Sonny Borey and Derek Franklin, choreography by Karen Hebert. The groundbreaking musical that changed Broadway. The joyous, breathtaking story of East Village artists struggling to find their voices and love in tough times. Based on Puccini’s classic 1896 opera La Boheme. Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, 616 St. Peter St. (on Jackson Square in the French Quarter), New Orleans, 504-522-2081, www.lepetittheatre.com.

11-oct. 25
Bless Ya Boys | 8 p.m. Original play by Tom Hassinger, directed by Barry Lemoine. If you love “dem Saints,“ break out your black and gold. Presented by Shine Productions (check for specific dates: 504-301-8770, 504-666-1220, www.shinepresents.com), at Rocky and Carlo’s Sicilian Room, 813 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. (Pre-show dinner.)

12-27
Laughing Wild | By Christopher Durang, directed by Chelle Ambrose. Two comic monologues evolve into a man and a woman’s shared nightmare of modern life and the isolation it creates. (Parental discretion advised.) Actor’s Theatre of New Orleans, second floor of the WTIX-FM building at 4539 N. I-10 Service Rd., behind Target at Clearview Mall, 504.456.4111, www.actorstheatreofneworleans.com.

12-28
Bring Down Glory | Sept. 12-14, 19-21, 26-28. Backyard Ballroom, 3519 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, 504-941-3640, www.nofringe.org.

12-28
Lost in Yonkers | Directed by Mark Leonard. The Neil Simon comedy features a battling odd couple — an old woman and her 35-year-old daughter. As the play opens, son Eddie deposits his two young sons on his mother’s doorstep. While the children are only temporarily exiled in Yonkers, the rest of their sad, funny family is truly lost. Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Rd. (off Lee Road), Covington, 985-893-1671, http://www.playmakersinc.com.
12-28
Miss Saigon | Directed by Butch Caire, with Vatican Lokey as the Engineer. Based on Puccini’s opera “Madame Butterfly,” the epic production centers around the tragic tale of a doomed romance involving an Asian woman abandoned by her American lover during the Vietnam War. Rivertown Repertory Theatre, 325 Minor St. (Rivertown) Kenner, 504-468-7221, www.rivertownkenner.com/theatre.html.
13-oct. 5
All Shook Up | Directed by Claude Giroux, choreographed by Michelle O’Bryan, both of Allenberry Playhouse, Pa. This rock-n-roll retelling of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night weaves the music of Elvis Presley into a musical comedy of mistaken identities and misguided lovers. Westwego Performing Arts Theatre, 177 Sala Ave., Westwego,
504-371-3330, www.jpas.org.

13-oct. 5
Fearnot | Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. An original play presented by The NOLA Project (504.304.3753, www.nolaproject.com) adapted from the Brothers Grimm tale about a boy who sets off on an adventure to learn what fear is. Muriel’s Cabaret Stage at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, 616 St. Peters St., New Orleans, 504-522-2081, www.lepetittheatre.com.

18-20
Beethoven, Brahms and Osorio | Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 20 at 8 p.m., Roussel Hall, Loyola University, New Orleans; Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, Covington. Brilliant pianist Jorge Federico Osorio returns with Brahms’ monumental Piano Concerto No. 2. The season opener kicks off the Beethoven cycle with Symphony No. 1 and includes Corigliano’s grand Promenade Overture. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, 504-523-6530, www.lpomusic.com.

19
Judith Owen | 8 p.m. A rare local concert appearance by the British singer/songwriter. Equal parts musicality and wit, her music combines pop, rock, jazz, classical, R&B and theatrical influences. Contemporary Arts Center. 900 Camp St., New Orleans, 504-528-3805/ 504-528-3800,  www.cacno.org.

19-oct. 11
Gettin’ Dirty | With Guy Camaro, Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 10 p.m. The one-man show stars Nick Lopez as a community college teacher educating his students (the audience) how to be successful at
writing erotic literature. La Nuit Theater, 2301 Soniat St., New Orleans, 504-899-0336, www.lanuittheater.com.

20-21
Madama Butterfly | Sat. at 7:30 p.m., Sun. at 5 p.m. Stage direction, lighting and set design by Gianmaria Romagnoli. Starring Hiroko Morit. Conducted by Dennis G. Assaf. Puccini’s masterful tragedy of love, betrayal and sacrifice, vibrantly staged by international talent. In Italian with English super-titles. Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 400 Phlox St., Metairie, 504-885-2000, www.jpas.org.

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A Bohemeian Rhapsody | 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, Kenner. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, 504.523.6530, www.lpomusic.com.

25-oct. 5
Cole | Sept. 25-27, Oct. 2-5, Robert E. Nims Theatre. A musical revue of Cole Porter, devised by Alan Strachan and Benny Green, directed by David Hoover. University of New Orleans Department of Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts | 2000 Lakeshore Drive, PAC, Room 307, New Orleans, 504-280-7469,  http://ftca.uno.edu.

26-oct. 19
Die! Mommie! Die! | Fri.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 6 p.m. By Charles Busch. Presented by Running With Scissors (www.NORunningWithScissors.com), a cast of cut-ups takes audiences on a Hollywood romp, 1960s-style, focusing on former singing sensation Angela Arden. Will she give it all up to spend her golden years with a hunky gigolo? Le Chat Noir Cabaret Theater, 715 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans (between Poydras and Julia Streets), 504-581-5812, www.cabaretlechatnoir.com.

27
The Rat Pack | 8 p.m., Dixon Hall, Tulane University. A symphonic celebration of Frank, Sammy and Dino. (Martini bar at 7 p.m.) Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, 504.523.6530, www.lpomusic.com.

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Ah, Sweet Lady — Three Centuries of French Love Songs | 3 p.m., St. Joseph Abbey Church, Covington. New Orleans Musica da Camera, 504-895-1972; www.nomdc.org/More.html.

OCTOBER

through 5th
All Shook Up | Directed by Claude Giroux, choreographed by Michelle O’Bryan, both of Allenberry Playhouse, Pa. This rock-n-roll retelling of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night weaves the music of Elvis Presley into a musical comedy of mistaken identities and misguided lovers. Westwego Performing Arts Theatre, 177 Sala Ave., Westwego,
504-371-3330, www.jpas.org.

through 5th
Another Op’nin | Fri.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. An original musical review sanctioned by The Cole Porter Trust, starring Chris Carey and Kitty Cleveland. North Star Theatre, 347 Girod St., Mandeville, 985-626-1500, http://northstartheatre.com.

through 5th
Cole | Sept. 25-27, Oct. 2-5, Robert E. Nims Theatre. A musical revue of Cole Porter, devised by Alan Strachan and Benny Green, directed by David Hoover. University of New Orleans Department of Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, PAC, Room 307, New Orleans, 504-280-7469, http://ftca.uno.edu.

through 5th
Fearnot | Saturdays and Sundays at 2 p.m. An original play presented by The NOLA Project (504-304-3753, www.nolaproject.com) adapted from the Brothers Grimm tale about a boy who sets off on an adventure to learn what fear is. Muriel’s Cabaret Stage at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, 616 St. Peters St., New Orleans, 504-522-2081, www.lepetittheatre.com.

through 11th
Gettin’ Dirty | With Guy Camaro, Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 10 p.m. The one-man show stars Nick Lopez as a community college teacher educating his students (the audience) how to be successful at writing erotic literature. La Nuit Theater, 2301 Soniat St., New Orleans, 504-899-0336,  www.lanuittheater.com.

through 12th
Rent | Directed by Sonny Borey and Derek Franklin, choreography by Karen Hebert. The groundbreaking musical that changed Broadway. The
joyous, breathtaking story of East Village artists struggling to find their voices and love in tough times. Based on Puccini’s classic 1896 opera La Boheme.
Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, 616 St. Peter St. (on Jackson Square in the French Quarter), New Orleans, 504-522-2081, www.lepetittheatre.com.

through 17th
Bustout Burlesque | Fridays at 8 and 10 p.m., The Mystick at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Boubon St., New Orleans; 504-553-2205, 504.975.7425, www.bustoutburlesque.com.

through 19th
Die! Mommie! Die! | Fri.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 6 p.m.
By Charles Busch. Presented by Running With Scissors (www.NORunningWithScissors.com), a cast of cut-ups takes audiences on a Hollywood romp, 1960s-style, focusing on former singing sensation Angela Arden. Will she give it all up to spend her golden years with a hunky gigolo? Le Chat Noir Cabaret Theater, 715 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans (between Poydras and Julia Streets), 504-581-5812, www.cabaretlechatnoir.com.
through 25th
Bless Ya Boys | 8 p.m. Original play by Tom Hassinger, directed by Barry Lemoine. If you love “dem Saints,“ break out your black and gold. Presented by Shine Productions (check for specific dates: 504-301-8770, 504-666-1220, www.shinepresents.com), at Rocky and Carlo’s Sicilian Room, 813 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. (Pre-show dinner.)

2-3
Beethoven No. 2 | 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, New Orleans. The rarely heard second symphony is a gem that is full of fun and surprises. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, 504-523-6530, www.lpomusic.com.

2-25
Dracula, The Whole Story | Written and directed by René J. F. Piazza. Baron Von Blitzenstikzen wants to break the curse placed on his family, but to do so, he must fall in love. (A comedy for the family.) Actor’s Theatre of New Orleans, second floor of the WTIX-FM building at 4539 N. I-10 Service Rd., behind Target at Clearview Mall, 504-456-4111, www.actorstheatreofneworleans.com.

5
Ah, Sweet Lady — Three Centuries of French Love Songs | 4 p.m., Ursuline Chapel, 2701 State St., New Orleans. New Orleans Musica da Camera, 504-895-1972; www.nomdc.org/More.html.

5
Fleur de Tease | A premiere variety burlesque revue. One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St., New Orleans, 504-569-8361, 504-975-1245, www.fleurdetease.com.

9-25
Brian and Shevat | New Orleans premiere of the original play by Gabrielle Reisman. When two strangers awake in the same bed, their lives are altered like lightening in this lyrical play about love, identity and corn dogs set in the Crescent City. The Alamo Underground, 1547 Crete St.,  New Orleans, 504-481-4091, www.alamounderground.org.

10-26
Brighton Beach Memoirs | Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical coming-of-age comedy is the first play in what is known as his “Eugene Trilogy.” Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell, 985-643-0556/ 985-641-0324, www.slidell-slt.org.

10-26
Nunsense | Due to an unfortunate accident in the kitchen of the Little Sisters of Hoboken convent, 52 nuns have gone on to their reward after succumbing to botulism from eating vichyssoise prepared by Sister Julia, Child of God. A hilarious off-Broadway hit. Teatro WEGO! Dinner Theater, 177-A Sala Ave., Westwego, 504-371-3330, www.jpas.org
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Ah, Sweet Lady — Three Centuries of French Love Songs | 3 p.m., Holy Name of Mary Church, 500 Eliza St., Algiers Point. New Orleans Musica da Camera, 504-895-1972; www.nomdc.org/More.html.

14-18
Arabian Nights | 8 p.m., (also Oct. 18 at 2 p.m.), Lupin Theater. Directed by Lorenzo Gonzalez. Tulane University Department of Theatre & Dance, 504.865.5106, www.tulane.edu/~theatre.

17-nov. 9
Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine | Written by Lynn Nottage, this is a Louisiana premiere. Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, 504-862-7529, www.anthonybeantheater.com.

17
Manon Lescaut | 8 p.m., Oct. 19 at 2:30 p.m., McAlister Auditorium, Tulane University, New Orleans. This tragic love story set in Paris and Louisiana was Puccini’s first international triumph. Featuring soprano Melody Moore, baritone Brian Mulligan, tenor Roy C. Smith, and bass Timothy Nolen and Christian Reinert. New Orleans Opera Association, 504-529-3000 or 1-800-881-4459, www.neworleansopera.org
17-26
The History Boys | Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 3 p.m. Produced by FourFront Theatre, directed by Fred Nuccio. (Part of the CITY SERIES program that supports local independent theater.) This Tony Award winner focuses on an unruly bunch of bright, funny boys in a British boarding school who are seeking university acceptance and social maturity. Southern Rep Theatre, 333 Canal Place, New Orleans, 504-522-6545, www.southernrep.com.

17-nov. 2
Assassins | Fri.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. By Stephen Sondheim, directed by A.J. Allegra. Presented by The NOLA Project (504-304-3753, www.nolaproject.com), this musical features a fresh mix of local and New York talent. Muriel’s Cabaret Stage at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, 616 Saint Peters St., New Orleans, 504.522.2081, www.lepetittheatre.com.

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Michel Lauziére | 7:30 p.m. The internationally acclaimed performance artist is a visual humorist, fantasy artist and musician who captivates the imagination with acts including the “Dishophone,” a symphony created by water pistols and dishes, and the “Balloon Man,” where Lauzière steps inside a giant balloon. Westwego Performing Arts Theatre, 177 Sala Ave., Westwego, 504-371-3330, www.jpas.org.

20
Elisa Monte Dance | 7:30 p.m. With musical score by Jonno Frishberg, an innovative new work performed in a mixed repertoire of contemporary dance. Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond; 985-543-4371;  www.columbiatheatre.org.

20
The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio | Pianist Joseph Kalichstein, violinist Jaime Laredo, and cellist Sharon Robinson will present the 300th subscription concert of the Friends of Music. New Orleans Friends of Music, at Dixon Hall, Tulane University. Reserve at 504-895-0690 or  margieheart@bellsouth.net; www.friendsofmusic.org.
23-24
Beethoven No. 3 | 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, New Orleans. “Eroica” is unprecedented in scope and its range of emotions. Program also features the New Orleans debut of famed Mexican cellist Carlos Prieto under the baton of his son Carlos Miguel Prieto. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, 504-523-6530, www.lpomusic.com.

24-25
Ballet Hispanico | 8 p.m., at Dixon Hall, Tulane University. Ballet Hispanico heats up the stage with stylish dances inspired by the many
cultures of Latin America. New Orleans Ballet Association, 504-522-0996, www.nobadance.com.

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Russian Revolution | 7:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, Kenner. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, 504.523.6530, www.lpomusic.com.

29-nov. 9
The Mousetrap | Oct. 29-Nov. 1, Nov. 5-8 at 8 p.m.; Nov. 2, 9
at 2 p.m., Lab Theatre. By Agatha Christie, directed by Antony Sandoval. Tulane University Department of Theatre & Dance, 504-865-5106,  www.tulane.edu/~theatre.

30-nov. 9
The Dark End of Day (original play by Whitney Buss) and The Chairs (by Eugene Ionesco) | Oct. 30-Nov. 1, Nov. 6-9, Robert E. Nims Theatre. An existential double bill directed by guest artist Rodney Hudson. University of New Orleans Department of Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, PAC, Room 307, New Orleans, 504-280-7469, http://ftca.uno.edu.

31-nov. 16
Return to the Forbidden Planet | Regional premier of this uproarious rock-n-roll musical, a sci-fi take on Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” and the 1950’s cult film classic, “Forbidden Planet.” On a stormy night in 2009, mad scientist Doctor Prospero is duped by his scheming wife and sent into hyper-space with their infant daughter, Miranda. Fifteen years later, the adventure begins! Westwego Performing Arts Theatre, 177 Sala Ave., Westwego, 504-371-3330, www.jpas.org.

31-nov. 16
Over the River and Through the Woods | Directed by Dane Rhodes. One of the most touching modern American comedies examines food, fidelity and family in Hoboken, N.J. This Joe Pietro comedy is a heart-warming tug-of-war between ambition and meatballs. Rivertown Repertory Theatre, 325 Minor St. (Rivertown), Kenner, 504-468-7221, www.rivertownkenner.com/theatre.html.

31-nov. 16
One Piece | Presented by To Do Productions. Marigny Theatre, 1030 Marigny, New Orleans, 504-218-8559, www.marignytheatre.org.

NOVEMBER

through 2nd
Assassins | Fri.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m. By Stephen Sondheim, directed by A.J. Allegra. Presented by The NOLA Project (504.304.3753, www.nolaproject.com), this musical features a fresh mix of local and New York talent. Muriel’s Cabaret Stage at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, 616 Saint Peters St., New Orleans, 504-522-2081, www.lepetittheatre.com.

through 9th
Fabulation, or the Re-Education of Undine | Written by Lynn Nottage, this is a Louisiana premiere. Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 South Carrollton Ave., New Orleans, 504-862-7529, www.anthonybeantheater.com.

through 9th
The Mousetrap | Oct. 29-Nov. 1, Nov. 5-8 at 8 p.m.; Nov. 2, 9
at 2 p.m., Lab Theatre. By Agatha Christie, directed by Antony Sandoval. Tulane University Department of Theatre & Dance, 504-865-5106,  www.tulane.edu/~theatre.

through 9th
The Dark End of Day (original play by Whitney Buss) and The Chairs (by Eugene Ionesco) | Oct. 30-Nov. 1, Nov. 6-9, Robert E. Nims Theatre. An existential double bill directed by guest artist Rodney Hudson. University of New Orleans Department of Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, PAC, Room 307, New Orleans, 504-280-7469, http://ftca.uno.edu.

through 16th
One Piece | Presented by To Do Productions. Marigny Theatre, 1030 Marigny, New Orleans, 504-218-8559, www.marignytheatre.org.
1
Symphonic Tango | 8 p.m., Dixon Hall, Tulane University. Experience the heat of Latin Grammy-winner Raul Jaurena. Learn to tango at 7 p.m. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, 504-523-6530, www.lpomusic.com.

3
Richard Goode | The pianist returns to the local concert stage after a long absence. New Orleans Friends of Music, at Dixon Hall, Tulane University. Reserve at 504-895-0690 or margieheart@bellsouth.net; www.friendsofmusic.org. 5-dec. 7
The Seafarer | Thurs.-Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 3 p.m. Regional premiere of a surprisingly funny tall tale of redemption. Sharkey and his blind brother are set to play some boozy Christmas Eve poker in their dingy Dublin flat when old friends stop by with a darkly mystifying guest. Southern Rep Theatre, 333 Canal Place (third floor), New Orleans, 504-522-6545, www.southernrep.com.

6-22
To Kill a Mockingbird | Directed by René J. F. Piazza. Based on Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize winning book of 1960. Atticus Finch is a lawyer in the racially divided town of Maycomb, Ala., in 1932. Actor’s Theatre of New Orleans, second floor of the WTIX-FM building at 4539 N. I-10 Service Rd., behind Target at Clearview Mall, 504-456-4111, www.actorstheatreofneworleans.com.

7-8
Teen Troupe | Talented young performers strut their stuff.
North Star Theatre, 347 Girod St., Mandeville, 985-626-1500, http://northstartheatre.com

7-23
Arsenic and Old Lace | Directed by Weston Twardowski and Frank Levy, the Joseph Kesserling comedy follows Mortimer Brewster, who hates his job, has a smart, beautiful fiancée and two doting aunts.  Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Rd. (off Lee Road), Covington, 985-893-1671, www.playmakersinc.com.

9
Fleur de Tease | A premiere variety burlesque revue. One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse St., New Orleans, 504-569-8361, 504-975-1245, www.fleurdetease.com.

12-dec. 21
The Little Dog Laughed | Douglas Carter Beane’s hillariously funny comedy follows the adventures of a young film star, Mitchell Green, who may be about to make it big. Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre, 616 St. Peter St. (on Jackson Square in the French Quarter), New Orleans, 504-522-2081, www.lepetittheatre.com.

14
Don Giovanni | 8 p.m., Nov. 16 at 2:30 p.m., McAlister Auditorium, Tulane University, New Orleans. Matthew Lata directs this modern look at Mozart’s  theatrical gem; Garrett Keast conducts. Featuring baritone Lucas Meachem, soprano Juliana DiGiacomo, soprano Yali-Marie William, tenor Chad Johnson, bass Daniel Mobbs, soprano Maureen McKay and baritone Kenneth Weber. New Orleans Opera Association, 504-529-3000 or 1-800-881-4459, www.neworleansopera.org.

14-16
An Evening of Dance | Nov. 14-15, 8 p.m., Nov. 16, 2 p.m., Dixon Auditorium. By Newcomb Dance Company; Alice Pascal Escher, artistic director. Tulane University Department of Theatre & Dance, 504-865-5106, www.tulane.edu/~theatre.

14-23
Le Chat Noir New Plays Festival | The seventh annual festival will offer original one-act plays by New Orleans playwrights. Featured, among others, will be Pat Bourgeois and Gabrielle Reismann, with Carl Walker directing. Le Chat Noir Cabaret Theater, 715 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans (between Poydras and Julia Streets), 504-581-5812, www.cabaretlechatnoir.com.

15
The Wonder Bread Years | 7:30 p.m. A fast-paced, hilarious salute to Baby Boomers that gracefully walks the line between stand-up comedy and theater. Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond; 985-543-4371; www.columbiatheatre.org.

21-22
Trey McIntyre Project | 8 p.m. In a world premiere commissioned by NOBA, Trey McIntyre embarks on a world tour.
New Orleans Ballet Association, 504-522-0996, www.nobadance.com.

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Annie | (Call for dates/times.) One of the most popular musicals ever. North Star Theatre, 347 Girod St., Mandeville, 985-626-1500,  http://northstartheatre.com. •

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