Through October 4
My Fair Lady
The classic musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion follows a Cockney flower girl who takes speech lessons to pass as a lady. Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 6400 Airline Drive, Metairie, Information, JPAS.org

 

Through October 10
Stage Kiss
In Sarah Ruhl’s comedy, two actors are reunited on stage long after their love affair. Southern Rep, Ashe Power House Theater, 1731 Baronne St., 522-6545, SouthernRep.com

 

2-4
Orfeo
The Marigny Opera House ballet presents an original full-length work by Maya Taylor with a commissioned score by local composer Tucker Fuller. The ballet recounts the ancient Greek myth of Orfeo and Eurydice. Marigny Opera House, 725 St. Ferdinand St., 948-9998, CrippleCreekPlayers.org  

 

2-11
Ain’t Got No Home
Written and Directed by Butch Caire, the New Orleans-set jukebox musical is the continuation of JPAS’ other original, Blueberry Hill. Teatro Wego! 177 Sala Ave., 885-2000; JPAS.org

 

2-18
Our Town
Incorporating the history of New Orleans, and particularly Le Petit Théâtre for inspiration, the production is a refreshed take on the Thornton Wilder stage classic. Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081, LePetitTheatre.com

 

9 and 11
La Traviata
The New Orleans Opera Association opens the season with Verdi’s three-act opera featuring famous arias and grand choruses including “Sempre libera” and “Libiamo.” New Orleans Opera Association, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., 529-3000, NewOrleansOpera.org

 

22-November 8
Clown Bar
In Adam Szymkowicz’s comedy, which is much more an immersive experience than a traditional play, invites audiences to dress up as clowns or don clown noses and enter a seedy clown underworld. The NOLA Project, The Little Gem Saloon Ramp Room, 445 S. Rampart St., 267-4863; LittleGemSaloon.com

 

24
Twyla Tharp 50th Anniversary
The iconic dancer and choreographer, whose work includes the Broadway musical Movin’ Out, embarks on a national tour with a hand-picked company. The show features new works, including some set to music by New Orleans jazz and blues piano great Henry Butler. New Orleans Ballet Association, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., 522-0996, NOBAdance.com

 

27-November 1
Cinderella
The lush production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s take on the classic story has a contemporary feel. Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com