Performing Arts Calendar







through-Feb. 14
Sleeping Beauty (An American Panto)
Comedy meets Carnival in this world premiere adaptation of Sleeping Beauty, inspired by the British holiday tradition of panto. Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081,

Jungle Kings
Written by Rain Denise Wilson and directed by Robert DuQui, the premiere musical follows a young African-American man as he navigates a drug- and violence-filled society. Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., 862-7529,

Kinky Boots
Winner of the Best Musical Tony 2014, as well as five other Tonys, the musical based on a British film and featuring songs by pop icon Cyndi Lauper sees a traditional family shoe business pivot – literally – to the realm of sassy high-heeled boots after inspiration from a drag performer. Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

The live, New Orleans-based soap opera is in its sixth season. Southern Rep, The Theatre at St. Claude, 2240 St. Claude Ave., 523-9859

The Amorous Ambassador
JPAS Teatro Wego! Information,

6×6: The New Play Slam
Given only 10 minutes of stage time, six featured playwrights present productions according to a surprise theme. Southern Rep, The Theatre at St. Claude, 2240 St. Claude Ave., 523-9859

Ailey II
Featuring NOBA alumna Courtney Ross, the exhilarating program features new choreography and Alvin Ailey's classics. New Orleans Ballet Association, Dixon Hall, Tulane University, 522-0996,



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