Performing Arts Calendar


• Through Nov. 3
Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding
Audience members are the guests in this interactive, improvisational comedy set at an Italian-American wedding. The Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., 528-9569,

• Through Nov. 17
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
The Robert Louis Stevenson classic about a man whose experiments birth a villainous alter ego. Teatro Wego! Theatre, 177 Sala Ave., Westwego, 885-2000,

• 1-16
In Mary Chase’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play that has had film and television adaptations, an affable man claims to see a 6-foot-tall rabbit. Gary Rucker directs. Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner, 461-9475,

• 1-24
Harold X. Evans directs Katori Hall’s drama about the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final night before his assassination.
Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 South Carrollton Ave., 862-7529,

• 7-16
Bless Ya Boys: Redemp-Sean
The latest installment of the humorous send-up of Saints history finds coach Sean Payton back with the weight of the team’s problems on his shoulders. Mid-City Theater, 3540 Toulouse Street, 488-1460,

• 8-10
“India Jazz Suites”
Indian classical dance master Pandit Chitresh Das and Emmy Award-winning tap star Jason Samuels Smith team up for a high-energy, innovative, East-meets-West collaboration. New Orleans Ballet Association, Freda Lupin Memorial Hall, NOCCA, 2800 Chartres St., 522-0996,

• 8-24
The colorful rock musical celebrating 1960s counterculture. Le Petit Théâter, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081,

• 5
The “So You Think You Can Dance” Tour
Top 10 finalists from the Fox competition show perform popular routines from the past season, as well as pieces created specifically for the tour. The Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

• 9
1964 The Tribute
A band recreates The Beatles in their pre-Sgt. Pepper days in this musical homage. The Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

• 11
“Honoring Our Heroes”
The concert features the world premiere of Jack Runestad’s “Dreams of the Fallen.” Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, U.S. Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center – The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., 523-6530,

• 13
The showcase includes six 10-minute plays, each by a differnet local playwright. Mid-City Theater, 3540 Toulouse St., 488-1460,

• 13-24
Pride and Prejudice
In time for the 200th anniversary of the Jane Austen novel, Southern Rep presents a fresh take on the romantic comedy. Southern Rep, Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St., 522-6545,

• 14-17
Oregon Trail
A.J. Allegra’s comedy is a live-action version of the 1970s educational computer game about the difficult realities of pioneer life. NOLA Project, AllWays Lounge & Theatre, 2240 St Claude Ave., 218-5778,

• 15-16
“Music of the Doors”
Zebra frontman Randy Jackson is backed by the LPO, conducted by Brent Havens. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 N. Rampart St., 523-6530,

Noah’s Flood
The production of Benjamin Britten’s opera about the biblical story features professional and youth magicians. New Orleans Opera Association, Trinity Episcopal Church, 529-3000,

• 19-24
Ghost the Musical
Part of the Broadway in New Orleans series, the musical adaptation of the 1990 film features a score by Grammy winners Dave Stewart of the Eurythmics and songwriter Glen Ballard. The Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

• 20
Pat Bourgeois’ serial soap opera follows an eccentric New Orleans family. Teatro Wego! Theatre, 177 Sala Ave., Westwego, 885-2000,

• 20-24
New Orleans Fringe Festival
The festival presents alternative theater, dance, comedy, puppetry and more in traditional and off-the-radar venues around the city. Various locations, 941-3640,

• 22
Britten Centennial Celebration
Featured vocalist Karen Gomyo along with the Symphony Chorus of New Orleans and Carlos Miguel Prieto conducting. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 801 N. Rampart St., 523-6530,

• 22-Dec. 1
A Tuna Christmas
This installment in a series of comedic plays taking place in the fictional small town of Tuna, Texas, follows the town’s Christmas festivities. Teatro Wego! Theatre, 177 Sala Ave., Westwego, 885-2000,

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