Wizard of Oz: Movie With Orchestra
The LPO screens the full-length film with Harold Arlen’s soundtrack performed live by the orchestra. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

Simply Irma
The singer Irma Thomas plays herself in a biographical musical about her career. Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., 862-7529, AnthonyBeanTheater.com

Uncle Vanya
Goat in the Road presents a modern version of Chekhov’s classic. Goat in the Road Productions, The Ether Dome, 3625 St. Claude Ave., GoatInTheRoadProductions.org

13 & 15
Die Fledmermaus
Strauss’ lighthearted operetta is filled with spirited compositions. New Orleans Opera Association, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., 529-3000, NewOrleansOpera.org

The Mutilated
The not-often-staged Tennessee Williams play takes place in the French Quarter on Christmas Eve 1948. Mink Stole, a fixture in John Waters films, stars. Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., 528-3800, CACNO.org

Dance Theatre of Harlem
The company, known for its diverse array of dancers and eclectic repertoire, returns to New Orleans for the first time in 15 years. New Orleans Ballet Association, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., 522-0996, NOBAdance.com

Dec. 1-20
The Winter’s Tale,
Company artist director A.J. Allegra directs the production of William Shakespeare’s haunting play. The NOLA Project, NOMA’s Great Hall, 1 Collins Diboll Circle. Information, NOLAProject.com

Dec. 4-22
The Bluest Eye
The theatrical adaptation of the Toni Morrison novel explores the effects a legacy of racism in a small Ohio town has taken on a community, a family, and an innocent girl. Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081, LePetitTheatre.com

Dec. 1-6
The Tony-winning musical is based on a cult favorite Disney musical. Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com