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Theater: 2013 Fall Arts & Entertainment Guide

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42nd Street
The tribute to the Great White Way features many classic Broadway tunes, including "Lullaby of Broadway" and "We're in the Money."
Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts
Through Sept. 28

Blueberry Hill
Jefferson Performing Arts Society (JPAS) presents Butch Caire's original musical celebrating classic R&B songs by Fats Domino, Irma Thomas and others.
Teatro Wego and Fuhrmann Auditorium, Covington
Through Oct. 20

Shivaree
A young man who's been sheltered because he is a hemophiliac meets an exotic neighbor in the William Mastrosimone work presented by Four Humours.
The Shadowbox Theatre
Through Sept. 29

Mauritius
After the death of their mother, two estranged sisters try to reconnect but their relationship is complicated by collectors who are interested in the estate.
Mid-City Theatre
Sept. 26-Oct. 12

Spirit of America
The Victory Belles sing popular songs from the big band era, plus folk and patriotic tunes.
The National World War II Museum
Oct. 3 & 6

Songs in the Key of Life
John Grimsley wrote and directed an opera set to the music of Stevie Wonder.
Ashe Cultural Arts Center 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
Oct. 4-19

A Night with Cameryn Moore
Phone sex operator, comedian and playwright Cameryn Moore performs.
The Shadowbox Theatre
Oct. 10-12

13 the Musical
New York transplant Evan Goldman tries to fit in with his teen peers in small-town Indiana in the musical about friendship and peer pressure.
Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts
Oct. 11-20

One Funny Mother: I'm Not Crazy!
Comedian Dena Blizzard stars in a one-woman show about marriage, motherhood, friendship and more.
Joy Theater
Oct. 11-20

Book of Mormon
From the creators of South Park comes the Broadway hit about two idealistic but naïve missionaries working in famine- and war-torn Uganda.
Saenger Theatre
Oct. 15-27


Evil Dead: The Musical
College students abandoned at a cabin in the woods have a scary time in the musical homage to the cult classic Evil Dead films.
The Shadowbox Theatre
Oct. 17-31

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
JPAS presents the story of scientist Henry Jekyll and his roguish alter ego Edward Hyde.
Teatro Wego
Oct. 18-Nov. 17

Possum Kingdom
Cripple Creek Theatre Company presents Andrew Vaught's play about a small group of people who eke out an odd existence in a remote river basin and have their world turned upside down by mysterious phenonemon.
The Truck Farm, 3020 St. Claude Ave.
Oct. 18-Nov. 17

Cry You One
The roving outdoor performance explores the loss of wetlands and the impact on the communities and culture of coastal southeastern Louisiana.
Los Islenos Heritage and Culture Society, 1357 Bayou Road, St. Bernard
Oct. 24-Nov. 24

Divas
Las Vegas headliner Frank Marino hosts a show featuring female impersonators performing as Cher, Beyonce, Dolly Parton and others.
Harrah's New Orleans
Oct. 24-27

Jump, Jive & Wail: The Music of Louis Prima
The musical revue features popular tunes such as "Just a Gigolo," "Oh Marie" and "That Old Black Magic."
The National World War II Museum
Oct. 25-27 & Nov. 8-24

Tony n' Tina's Wedding
Audience members are invited guests at this interactive comedy based on the marriage uniting the Nunzio and Vitale families.
Joy Theater
Oct. 29-Nov. 3

Harvey
Elwood P. Dowd introduces friends and family to his invisible friend Harvey, a 6-foot-tall rabbit, and they question his sanity in the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama.
Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts
Nov. 1-16

Veronica's Room
In the drama by Ira Levin (Rosemary's Baby), a houseguest is enticed to impersonate a family's deceased daughter and finds herself trapped in the role.
Playmakers
Nov. 1-17

Nocturnes (I-III)
Skin Horse Theater presents an original work about space travel and mankind's fascination with the cosmos.
3625 St. Claude Ave.
Nov. 7-Dec. 1

You Don't Even Know Me
Anthony Bean's original hip-hop musical drama follows the lives of a group of young black men.
Anthony Bean Community Theater
Nov. 1-24

Valentine's Burlesque
The tribute to 1940s burlesque features dancers, comedians and variety acts.
Joy Theater
Nov. 7-17

Hair
The rock musical features young hippies searching for love and peace against the backdrop of the Vietnam War in the 1960s.
Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre
Nov. 8-23

Pride and Prejudice
Southern Repertory Theatre presents an adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
Ursuline Academy, 2635 State St.
Nov. 13-24

Oregon Trail
The NOLA Project presents the comedy based on the popular computer adventure game.
AllWays Lounge & Theatre
Nov. 14-24

Menopause: The Musical
Four women who meet in a department store realize they have a lot in common. The musical features classic tunes from the 1960s, '70s and '80s.
Harrah's New Orleans
Nov. 15-16

Ghost: The Musical is at the Saenger Theatre Nov. 19-24.
  • Ghost: The Musical is at the Saenger Theatre Nov. 19-24.
Ghost: The Musical
In the Broadway adap-tation of the Oscar-winning film, Sam and Molly's relationship continues after his untimely death.
Saenger Theatre
Nov. 19-24

A Tuna Christmas
Ricky Graham directs a JPAS installment of the Tuna series about holiday celebrations in an offbeat small Texas town.
Teatro Wego
Nov. 22-Dec. 15

A Victory Belles Swingin' Christmas
The Victory Belles present a musical revue of holiday tunes.
The National World War II Museum
Nov. 29-Dec. 29

Deathtrap
The comedy features a writer who is out of ideas and plots to steal a script from an unsuspecting guest.
The Shadowbox Theatre
Nov. 29-Dec. 15

Long Day's Journey Into Night
The Eugene O'Neill classic focuses on the strained relationships in a family torn apart by dysfunction and substance abuse.
Location TBA
Dec. 2-16

AcroCats
The troupe of performing cats presents circus tricks and an all-feline band.
AllWays Lounge & Theatre
Dec. 4-14

Annie
Based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie, the rags-to-riches musical follows the plight of a young girl as she searches for her parents.
Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts
Dec. 6-22

A Very Merry Unauthorized Children's Scientology Pageant
The NOLA Project presents the irreverent parody of a nativity play in which children portray Tom Cruise, Kirstie Alley and John Travolta.
Mid-City Theatre
Dec. 6-22

Anton, Neko, Kuri
Tokyo-based alternative theater company Faifai incorporates pop visuals, soundscapes and interactive elements in a piece exploring a neighborhood through the experiences of a sick cat.
Contemporary Arts Center
Dec. 12-14

The Best Little Pageant Ever
Ill-behaved children take over a community church Christmas pageant and give the nativity their own outrageous interpretation.
Playmakers
Dec. 13-15

Sister Act
In this touring Broadway show, an aspiring singer hides out in a convent after witnessing a crime and discovers new inspiration.
Saenger Theatre
Dec. 17-22

Black Nativity
Anthony Bean Community Theater presents a musical version of Langston Hughes' retelling of the nativity.
Anthony Bean Community Theater
Dec. 6-22

Under Milk Wood: In the Walking Haze
Cripple Creek Theatre presents Dylan Thomas' radio play in collaboration with Alex McMurray and the Valparaiso Men's Chorus
Saturn Bar, 3067 St. Claude Ave.
Dec. 21-22

The Golden Girls
Ricky Graham, Varla Jean Merman, Brian Peterson and Jack Long present a stage version of the popular sitcom that starred Betty White and Bea Arthur.
Mid-City Theatre
Dec. 27-Jan. 12, 2014

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