Performing Arts/OnStage Calendar

Through November 10
Higgins: The Man, the Boat, the War
The life of legendary New Orleanian Andrew Higgins is told through live-action newsreel recreation, musical revue and dramatic history.  BB’s Stage Door Canteen, 945 Magazine St., 528-1944, NationalWW2Museum.org

Through November 10
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
This outdoor, immersive production will give viewers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to experience the classic tale of Ichabod Crane and the Headless Horseman.  NOMA’s Besthoff Sculpture Garden, City Park, 302-9117, NOLAProject.com

Through November 10
November
This political comedy from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet is a bitingly funny look at a president’s desperate attempts to hold on to his job at the next election.  Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., 461-9475, RivertownTheaters.com

Through November 17
Native Gardens
A disagreement over a fence line turns neighbors into bitter enemies in this brilliant culture-clash comedy.  Southern Rep Theatre, 2541 Bayou Road, 523-9857, SouthernRep.com 

5-10
Dear Evan Hansen
This deeply moving musical tells the story of a teenager with social anxiety trying to fit in during his senior year of high school.  The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

7
The Raconteurs
Jack White, formerly of The White Stripes, brings his current rock band to the Fillmore for one night only.  The Fillmore, 6 Canal St., 881-1555, FillmoreNOLA.com

7
Rupaul’s Drag Race: Werq the World Tour
Rupaul’s Drag Race World Tour returns with an all-new production as Asia O’Hara is on a journey to save the universe with the help of her intergalactic queens.  Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com

10
Bianca Del Rio: It’s Jester Joke
The self-proclaimed “clown in a gown” outrageously jokes about life from politics to travel to family to social media.  Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com

12
Jonas Brothers: Happiness Begins Tour
The wildly popular boy band has extended its 2019 tour to include a night in the Crescent City. Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, 587-3663, SmoothieKingCenter.com

13
Just Trust Elvis Costello and the Imposters
Fresh off their summer tour with Blondie, Elvis Costello and the Imposters bring a mix of old favorites and new hits to the stage.  The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

16
MJ Live: Michael Jackson Tribute Concert
With Jalles Franca as the star performer, this concert will feature blockbuster songs spanning the entirety of the King of Pop’s career.  The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

19
The Elf on the Shelf
This new live musical inspired by the toy of the same name tells the story of how the elf helps a human family overcome a personal loss and remember the importance of Christmas.  The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052, SaengerNOLA.com

21 & 23
Louisiana Philarmonic Orchestra: Mozart Requiem
Pianist and composer Courtney Bryan begins the program with the world premiere of her latest work before the show closes with some Mozart.  Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530, OrpheumNOLA.com

22
Pilobolus in Shadowland – The New Adventure
The Pilobolus ensemble of gravity-defying, shape-shifting dancers returns with the Louisiana premiere of their new show featuring mixed media, animation, dance and shadow theater that will delight audiences of all ages.  Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., 525-1052, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com

22-24
Disney’s Frozen Jr.
Watch some of the area’s most adorable young performers take on the new Disney classic Frozen.  Westwego Performing Arts Theater (Teatro Wego), 177 Sala Ave., 885-2000, JPAS.org

 


 

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