Performing Arts: January

 

5-6

Rock of Ages: 10th Anniversary Tour

This jukebox musical full of pop and metal standards from the 1980s celebrates its 10th birthday. Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., 525-1052, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com

 

8-13

Les Miserables

The musical epic of Victor Hugo’s classic novel returns with the timeless story of Jean Valjean’s pursuit by the relentless Inspector Javert. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

 

9-February 3

The Wolves

This Pulitzer Prize finalist makes its regional debut at Southern Rep. It tells the story of a girls’ soccer team full of adolescent fear, fury and ferociousness. Southern Rep Theatre, 2541 Bayou Road, 523-9857, SouthernRep.com

 

9 & 23

The Victory Bell

The Victory Belles serenade audiences with their delightful renditions of 1940s hits. The Stage Door Canteen, 945 Magazine St., 528-1943, NationalWW2Musem.org

 

10 & 12

Scherezade with BBC’s Young Musician of the Year Sheku Kanneh-Mason

The acclaimed cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason brings his talents to New Orleans for the first time to perform Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scherezade and more. Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com

 

11-27

Greater Tuna

Greater Tuna is an irreverent, delightful satire of rural America that examines the lives of the citizens of Texas’ third-smallest town. Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., 461-9475, RivertownTheaters.com

 

15

Justin Timberlake: Man of the Woods Tour

Justin Timberlake, star of pop music and film, is coming to New Orleans for what promises to be an unforgettable night for his fans. Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, 587-3663, SmoothieKingCenter.com

 

16-February 2

Stockholm Syndrome

The employees and diners at Jimmy’s All-American Beefsteak Place find themselves in a hostage situation in this immersive musical comedy. Little Gem Saloon, 445 S. Rampart St., 302-9117, NOLAProject.com

 

17

Mahler’s 9th Symphony

Violinist Nikki Chooi brings his musical expertise to the Crescent City to perform Mahler’s deeply personal “Ninth Symphony.” Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com

 

18

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder

Winner of the 2014 Tony Award for Best Musical, this play traces the rise of a charming clerk who finds he’s eighth in line for a family fortune. Le Petit Théâtre, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081, LePetitTheatre.com

 

19

Jaws: In Concert

Watch Steven Spielberg’s thrilling masterpiece on screen while the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra plays John Williams’ classic score live. Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., 525-1052, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com

 

28-29

Tedeschi Trucks Band

Married musicians Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks bring their band to the Saenger for a weekend of American blues rock. The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com


 

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