Performing Arts: January

9 & 10
Bill Burr
Incendiary comic Bill Burr is on tour again after his latest Netflix special, Bill Burr: Paper Tiger.  Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., 525-1052,

9 & 11
LPO: Beethoven’s “Eroica”
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra performs one of Beethoven’s most celebrated works, “Eroica.”  Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530,

Charles Dickens’ memorable characters from Oliver Twist are brought to life in this Tony Award-winning musical that also became an Oscar-winning film.  Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., 461-9475,

Super Saturday Comedy Explosion with Ms. Shirleen
Christainee Porter is an actress, writer, singer and comedian also known as Ms. Shirleen. She will highlight this show featuring other talented comedians and musicians, including D.J. Jubilee.  The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

Miranda Sings!
American comedian Colleen Ballinger brings her talentless, misguided and delusional character, Miranda Sings, to the stage.  Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530,

Harry and the Thief
Physicist Jeremy builds a time machine and sends his thief cousin Mimi back in time to 1863 to provide Harriet Tubman with lots of modern-day guns in this sci-fi farce.  Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., 528-3805,

17-February 2
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,

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

Miss Saigon
A young Vietnamese woman meets an American soldier shortly before the fall of Saigon and their lives are changed forever in this beloved musical.  The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

22-February 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, 

Jim Jeffries: Oblivious
After a wildly successful 2018 tour, provocative comedian Jim Jeffries is back on the road with an entirely new routine.  The Joy Theater, 1200 Canal St., 528-9569,

31-February 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,

31-February 1
Louis C.K.
Six-time Emmy Award winning comedian Louis C.K. will perform for two nights at the Orpheum.  Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530,


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