Performing Arts/OnStage Calendar


Through 6
August: Osage County
A highly dysfunctional family airs their grievances with each other as they gather for their patriarch’s funeral.  Southern Rep Theatre, 2541 Bayou Road, 523-9857,

Through 13
The Rocky Horror Show
This stage adaptation of The Rocky Horror Picture Show follows newlyweds Brad and Janet as they stumble across the mansion of Drive Frank-N-Furter.  Westwego Performing Arts Theater (Teatro Wego), 177 Sala Ave., 885-2000,

The smash hit Broadway musical tells the story of the friendship between Glinda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.  The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

Thom Yorke with Andrea Belfi
Radiohead’s Thom Yorke will perform a new set of electronic music, as well as previous favorites from his solo albums.  Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., 525-1052,

11-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,

6-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,

The Sound of Music
The classic Rodgers & Hammerstein musical about Maria and the von Trapp family returns to the stage.   Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 6400 Airline Drive, 731-4700,

Trinity Irish Dance Company
Chicago’s Trinity Irish Dance Company has been hailed as the birthplace of the progressive Irish dance movement, mixing the virtuosity of traditional Irish dance with contemporary American innovations.  Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin 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,

Peppa Pig Live!
This action-packed live show features the beloved characters from Peppa Pig on stage as life-size puppets.  The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

Romantic German Masters Featuring Cellist Lynn Harrell
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will explore the works of German masters such as Brahms and Haydn.  Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530,

25-November 10
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,

The Chainsmokers
The American DJ and production duo The Chainsmokers are bringing their EDM pop music on tour. The band 5 Seconds of Summer, featured on the Chainsmokers’ latest single “Who Do You Love”, will also be a part of all shows.  Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, 587-3663, 

We Will Rock You: The Musical by Queen
This musical, featuring the songs of Queen, follows two revolutionaries in a post-apocalyptic world out to save freedom and rock ’n’ roll.  The Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., 525-1052,

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

Ancient Spirits: An All Hallows Eve Performance
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra evokes themes of terror, madness and fright with “Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance” and other pieces.  Orpheum Theater, 129 Roosevelt Way, 523-6530,


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