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Live theater and comedy events in New Orleans (May 2-8, 2016)

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Sea of Common Catastrophe
Wed.-Sun. May 4-8 | A magical realist novella by Gabriel Garcia Marquez about a city living underwater inspires ArtSpot Productions' immersive show about displacement and change. The piece incorporates installations, video, drama and more. At 8:30 p.m. at Catapult (609 St. Ferdinand St.).

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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Fri.-Sun. May 6-22 | J. Pierrepont Finch climbs the corporate ladder in the musical about the way the business world really works. Gary Rucker directs the Broadway hit. At 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts.

Stand-Up NOLA
Fri. May 6 | Comedian Matt Owens is joined by a host of up-and-coming and powerhouse New Orleans comics on the marquee stand-up series: Cyrus Cooper, Isaac Kozell, Tony Frederick, Mary-Devon Dupuy, Addy Najera and CJ Hunt. Doors open at 7 p.m. at The Joy Theater.

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