Our top picks for this month’s events
2019 Curtain Call Ball
Le Petit Theatre kicks off its 103rd season on Sept. 13 with the 2019 Curtain Call Ball. Broadway actress and singer Betsy Wolfe will perform, accompanied by a cast of local favorites. There will also be silent and live auctions. Information, LePetitTheatre.com.
Stage Door Songbook Series: Cole Porter
On weekends from Sept. 6-29, the National World War II Museum’s Stage Door Canteen is unveiling its brand new “Stage Door: Songbook” series with a show on the life and music of the legendary Cole Porter (“Anything Goes”, “Let’s Misbehave.”) Information, NationalWW2Museum.org.
9 to 5
The 1980’s blockbuster comedy starring Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin as women who turn the tables on their sexist boss gets the stage musical treatment. It’s a show at Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts that promises to be a rollicking good time, from Sept. 13-29. Information, RivertownTheaters.com.
Measure for Measure
From Sept. 10-29 at the New Orleans Museum of Art’s Great Hall, the NOLA Project will be performing Shakespeare’s classic “Measure for Measure.” The story of a religious purist taking over morally debauched Vienna now feels more relevant than ever. Information, NOLAProject.com.
Aug. 29-Sept. 2
Southern Decadence, French Quarter. Information, SouthernDecadence.net.
Charlie Wilson, Smoothie King Center. Information, SmoothieKingCenter.com.
Rhett & Link: Live in Concert!, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
Chris Young, Champions Square. Information, Champions-Square.com.
And That’s Why We Drink – A Paranormal and True Crime Podcast, Joy Theater. Information, TheJoyTheater.com.
Who Dat Nation Rally and Music Festival, Jefferson Performing Arts Center. Information, WhoDatNationEvents.com.
Lil’ Weezyana Fest 2019, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information, arena.uno.edu.
Lizzo, The Fillmore. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com.
Restaurant Week New Orleans, Various Locations. Information, CoolinaryNewOrleans.com.
Nickelodeon Presents Jojo Siwa D.R.E.A.M. the Tour Presented by Party City with Special Guests The Belles, UNO Lakefront Arena. Information, arena.uno.edu.
Burlesque Fest, House of Blues and Civic Theatre. Information, NewOrleansBurlesqueFest.com.
Jenny Lewis, Civic Theatre. Information, CivicNOLA.com.
2019 Curtain Call Ball, Le Petit Theatre. Information, LePetitTheatre.com.
Tash Sultana, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com.
Lord Huron with Hazel English, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com.
National Fried Chicken Fest, Woldenberg Park. Information, FriedChickenFestival.com.
Sept. 20-Nov. 16
The Comedy Zone, Teatro Wego. Information, jpas.org.
Eddie Griffin, Mahalia Jackson Theater. Information, MahaliaJacksonTheater.com.
NOLA On Tap, City Park Festival Grounds. Information, NOLAOnTap.org.
Deep Purple: The Long Goodbye Tour, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.
The Head and the Heart, The Fillmore. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com.
Die Antwoord, The Fillmore. Information, FillmoreNOLA.com.
Sept. 27-Oct. 13
The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Westwego Performing Arts Theater. Information, jpas.org.
New Orleans Improv Festival, The Allways Lounge. Information, TwoFriendsImprovTheater.com.
Los Temerarios, Orpheum Theater. Information, OrpheumNOLA.com.
70s Soul Jam, Saenger Theater. Information, SaengerNOLA.com.