18-April 3
The Glass Menagerie
The theater mounts the Tennessee Williams classic in conjunction with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival. Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081, LePetitTheatre.com

Madame Thames’ Spirit Bar
Harold Ellis Clark’s play filled with mysticism and intrigue is set in Jean Lafitte, Louisiana in 1975. Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., 862-7529, AnthonyBeanTheater.com

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
The company combines modern, jazz and ballet to create an energetic, athletic form of dance. NOBA Presents, Mahalia Jackson Theater, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., 522-0996, NOBADance.com

Adventures in Space
The LPO’s children’s show features space-themed compositions, and costumes are encouraged. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Roussel Hall, Loyola University, 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

The revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Joe Masteroff’s musical features the songs “Cabaret,” “Willkommen” and “Maybe This Time.” Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

8 and 10
A “fan favorite” among opera lovers, Puccini’s grungy, intense work is characterized by melodrama and a fiery diva of a protagonist. New Orleans Opera Association, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., 529-3000, NewOrleansOpera.org

Osorio Plays Brahms
Pianist Jorge Federico Osorio returns to New Orleans to perform Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

LPO musicians and pianist Jorge Federico Osorio present this season’s final Chamber Music performance.
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré, 616 St. Peter St., 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

Swing in the Oaks
Carlos Miguel Prieto directs the free outdoor concert. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, City Park, 523-6530, LPOMusic.com