Thu.-Sun. June 19-22 | Tulane Summer Lyric Theatre kicks off its season with the musical about peasants struggling to survive during civic turmoil in France in the early 1800s. Jean Valjean, once imprisoned for stealing bread, fights to start a new life and help the less fortunate. At 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Dixon Theater.
Fri.-Sat. June 20-21 | Local dancers and musicans created a piece combining Jasper den Hartigh's score for guitar, cello and violin and modern and classical dance. The performance includes choreographed and improvised work. At 8 p.m. at Marigny Opera House.
Bourbon & Burlesque
Sat. June 21 | Chicago burlesque star Angela Eve performs her signature aerial act based on the Maria, the robot animated in Fritz Lang's Metropolis. There also are performances by local burlesque dancers and aerialist performers, bourbon cocktails, food and more at the fundraiser for the Contemporary Arts Center. At 8 p.m. at the CAC.