Performing Arts: February

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Something Rotten!
Set in 1595, this hilarious comedy tells the story of two brothers’ efforts to write the world’s very first musical. Le Petit Théâtre, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081, LePetitTheatre.com

9
Viagara Falls
On Charley’s 77th birthday he’s forced to examine the importance of friendships and emotions that haven’t dimmed with age. Westwego Performing Arts Theater, 177 Sala Ave., 885-2000, JPAS.org

2
Mother Courage and Her Children
Bertolt Brecht’s classic drama is transported from Europe during the Thirty Years War to the American Southwest after the Civil War. Southern Rep Theatre, 2541 Bayou Road, 523-9857, SouthernRep.com 

9
The Mousetrap
A group of strangers discover one among them is a murderer in this classic whodunit from Agatha Christie. Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 6400 Airline Drive, 731-4700, JPAS.org

1
Louis C.K.
Six-time Emmy Award winning comedian Louis C.K. (Louie, Horace and Pete) will perform for two nights at the Orpheum. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com

1
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live
The popular PBS children’s show Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood brings its family-friendly interactive live show to New Orleans. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

7
Ladies Night Out
Celebrity host NeNe Leakes leads a comedy tour featuring Adele Givens, Sherri Shepard, Kym Whitley and B Simone. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

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Tyler Perry’s Madea Farewell Play Tour
Comedian Tyler Perry brings his beloved tough-talking, gun-toting grandma Madea to the stage one last time. Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, 587-3663, SmoothieKingCenter.com

11-16
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
The musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s tale about young Charlie Bucket’s journey through chocolate magnate Willy Wonka’s world of pure imagination is a delight for all ages. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

13-16
…And the Ball and All
Some of New Orleans’ funniest male actors, including Ricky Graham, don wigs and heels to play the ladies of the Krewe of Terpsichore. Becky Allen will make a special guest appearance. Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., 461-9475, RivertownTheaters.com

15
Alan Jackson
Country Music Hall of Fame member Alan Jackson brings decades of hits to the Crescent City. Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, 587-3663, SmoothieKingCenter.com

16
Amour Et Mardi Gras with Keith Sweat and Friends
This R&B event that celebrates Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras features Keith Sweat, Kem, Monica, Donell Jones and SWV.  Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, 587-3663, SmoothieKingCenter.com

20-21
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The rap-rock-reggae hybrid band from the 1990s comes to the Fillmore for two shows. The Fillmore, 6 Canal St., 881-1555, FillmoreNOLA.com

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Silversun Pickups
American alternative rock band Silversun Pickups is touring in support of their 2019 album Widow’s Weeds. The Fillmore, 6 Canal St., 881-1555, FillmoreNOLA.com

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LPO: Nature’s Awakening with Beethoven’s “Pastoral Symphony”
Guest conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong returns for a program that features the works of Prokofiev, Beethoven and Ives. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com

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Bon Iver + TU Dance: Come Through
Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon merges his indie rock with the dance stylings of contemporary dance troupe TU Dance. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com


 

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