Performing Arts/OnStage Calendar

Jersey Boys
This musical traces the journey of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons from the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

Schoolhouse Rock Live Junior
Some of the city’s finest young thespians bring to life many beloved songs from Schoolhouse Rock, including “Just a Bill” and “Conjunction Junction”. Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 6400 Airline Drive, 731-4700,

Peter and the Starcatcher
This grown-up, innovative retelling of Peter Pan explores greed, despair, friendship, duty and love as it turns the legend upside down. Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., 461-9475,

The Complete History of Comedy (abridged)
This show covers comedy through the ages, from Aristophanes and Shakespeare to Charlie Chaplin and The Daily Show. Westwego Performing Arts Theater (Teatro Wego), 177 Sala Ave., 885-2000,

The Piano Lesson
An African-American brother and sister clash over how to honor their family’s legacy in August Wilson’s classic play. Le Petit Théâtre, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081,

“We’ll Meet Again”: A Tribute to the Blonde Bombshells of World War II
The Victory Belles will take its audience back in time for a show honoring WWII songbirds like Doris Day, Betty Hutton and Dinah Shore. The Stage Door Canteen, 945 Magazine St., 528-1943,

LPO: The Music of John Williams
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra pays tribute to the legendary composer John Williams (Jaws, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark). Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530,

Set It Off
Based on the hit movie of the same name, this musical follows four African-American women who plan a bank heist to get out of poverty. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

Ali Wong: The Milk and Money Tour
Ali Wong, stand-up comedian and star of the Netflix film Always Be My Maybe, brings her honest, funny and raw comedy to the stage in her new tour. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

Mean Girls
The Broadway adaptation of the hit Lindsay Lohan movie follows Cady Heron as she struggles against her new high school’s social pecking order. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

18-April 5
This play is a series of interconnected vignettes featuring tourists interacting with Icelandic locals. Southern Rep Theatre, 2541 Bayou Road, 523-9857, 

LPO: Mahler’s “Titan” Symphony
A program featuring leading violinist Philippe Quint concludes with Mahler’s “Titan” symphony, which integrates natural sounds to invoke a feeling of nostalgia and yearning. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530,

Hedy! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr
The Austrian-born Hedy Lamarr was known as “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World.” But more importantly, she was a brilliant inventor whose work aided the US war effort and is still being used today. The Stage Door Canteen, 945 Magazine St., 528-1943,

LPO: Classical Contrasts with Bassoonist Jack Pena
The program will include works by Prokofiev and Haydn and showcase the work of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra’s principal bassoonist, Jack Pena. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530,

Trevor Noah: Loud and Clear Tour
The Daily Show
host Trevor Noah is on tour with his biting, satirical takes on current events. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,


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