January

Our top picks for this month’s events

College Football Playoff National Championship

Get ready for kickoff, sports fans. The 2020 College Football Playoff National Championship will be coming to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Jan. 13. It’s sure to be a exhilerating atmosphere and an exciting game. Information, CollegeFootballPlayoff.com.


Wizard World Comic Con

Fans of sci-fi, fantasy, comic books, and ingenious costumes will want to go to the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center from Jan. 3-5 for Wizard World Comic Con. Guests at this year’s event include Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride), Tom Welling (Smallville) and Wallace Shawn (The Princess Bride, Clueless). Information, WizardWorld.com.


Mother Courage and Her Children

From Jan. 22-Feb. 2, poet-playwright Ntozake Shange translates Bertolt Brecht’s classic play “Mother Courage and Her Children” from Europe during the Thirty Years War to the American Southwest after the Civil War. Information, SouthernRep.com


Bill Burr

Fresh off his 6th hour-long special (“Bill Burr: Paper Tiger”) on Netflix, Bill Burr, the comedian once described by Rolling Stone Magazine as “the undisputed heavyweight champ of rage-fueled humor,” is coming to the Mahalia Jackson Theater for shows on Jan. 9-10. Information, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com


 

Calendar

 

Jan. 1

Allstate Sugar Bowl, Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Information, AllStateSugarBowl.com

Jan. 1

Allstate Sugar Bowl Fan Jam, Champions Square. Information, Champions-Square.com

Jan. 6

Phunny Phorty Phellows, Uptown. Information, PhunnyPhortyPhellows.com

Jan. 6

Krewe Jeanne d’Arc, French Quarter. Information, JoanOfArcParade.org

Jan. 9-11

LPO: Beethoven’s “Eroica”, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com

Jan. 9

Morgan Wallen’s Whiskey Glasses Road Show, The Fillmore. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com 

Jan. 9-10

Bill Burr, Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. Information, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com

Jan. 10-26

Oliver!, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts. Information, RivertownTheaters.com

Jan. 11

Super Saturday Comedy Explosion with Ms. Shirleen, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com

Jan. 15-19

Danny Barker Banjo & Guitar Festival, Ellis Marsalis Center for Music. Information, DannyBarkerFestival.com.

Jan. 16-26

Harry and the Thief, Contemporary Arts Center. Information, NOLAProject.com

Jan. 16

Miranda Sings, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com

Jan. 17-Feb. 2

Something Rotten! Le Petit Theater. Information, LePetitTheatre.com

Jan. 17-Feb. 9

Viagara Falls, Westwego Performing Arts Theater. Information, jpas.org

Jan 25

Jim Jeffries: Oblivious, The Joy Theater. Information, TheJoyTheater.com

Jan. 26

Ms. Saigon, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com

Jan. 29

Live Nation, Disco Donnie, and Amps Present Armin Van Buuren, The Fillmore. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com 

Jan. 31-Feb. 1

Louis C.K., Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com

Jan. 31-Feb. 1

The Trey Anastasio Band, Civic Theater. Information, CivicNOLA.com

Jan. 31-Feb. 9

The Mousetrap, Jefferson Performing Arts Center. Information, jpas.org


 

Categories: Festivals, Music, Nightlife, Theatre + Art