Performing Arts


Romance and Fantasy with Bruch’s “Scottish Fantasy”
Internationally acclaimed and prize-winning violinist Ray Chen highlights this romance-themed concert that balances both whimsy and heartbreak. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530,

Katy Perry: Witness Tour with Guest Carly Rae Jepsen
Pop star Katy Perry reflects on the challenges in her own life and the world around her in her extensive arena tour featuring special guest and “Call Me Maybe” singer Carly Rae Jepsen. Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, 587-3663,

New Orleans’ live, ongoing soap opera continues as sisters Chanel and Cartier continue their outrageous adventures. Church of Yoga NOLA, 1480 N. Rocheblave St., 522-6545,

Million Dollar Quartet
This new smash-hit musical is inspired by the famed recording sessions that brought music legends Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins together for the first and only time. Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., 461-9475,

Brahms’ Symphony No. 1
Celebrated soloist and 2016 New Orleans International Piano Competition gold medalist Xiaohui Yang joins the Louisiana Philharmonic for Brahms’ intense symphony. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530,

Moody Blues 50th Anniversary Tour
The revered English rock band The Moody Blues is touring in honor of the 50th anniversary of their debut album. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

Live from here (formerly a prairie home companion) Presented by WWNO
The live music and variety radio show brings its brand of musical performances and comedy to New Orleans. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

Jurassic Park with Live Orchestra
Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster classic hits the big screen at the Orpheum with an orchestra playing John Williams’ soaring score live. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530,

Steve Martin and Martin Short: An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Lives featuring The Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko
Legendary comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short bring a night of laughter and music to New Orleans, featuring Martin’s band The Steep Canyon Rangers. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

Wild Kratts Live
This all-new theatrical show based on the hit animated TV series about exotic animals is sure to delight the whole family. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

Johnny Mathis
Columbia Records’ longest signed artist and the “Voice of Romance” performs jazz standards, pop hits and personal favorites. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

Tabasco: A Burlesque Opera
This delightful comic opera tells the story of how New Orleans’ favorite hot sauce was born with a full orchestra and chorus. Le Petit Théâtre, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081,

My Favorite Murder
The hit true crime comedy podcast that has broken download records comes to New Orleans for a live performance. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530,

Tango Fire
Presented by the New Orleans Ballet Association, 10 glamorous dancers expertly perform variations of the sizzling tango. Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., 525-1052,

30-Feb. 4
An American in Paris
This musical about a mysterious French girl and an American soldier falling in love in post-World War II Paris features unforgettable songs from George and Ira Gershwin. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,



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