Tue.-Sun. May 13-18 | In Michael Morpurgo's novel, a young man goes to extraordinary lengths to recover a beloved horse, Joey, which was sent to war with British troops in World War I. The stage adaptation uses life-size horse puppets. At Saenger Theatre.
- Photo by Melissa Holt
Fri. May 16 | The comedian and late-night TV host (Chelsea Lately) performs at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts at 8 p.m. Friday and signs her comic accounts of world travels, Uganda Be Kidding Me, at Garden District Book Shop (tickets required) at 2 p.m.
Sun. May 18 | The local African-American opera company celebrates its third anniversary by performing music by Edmond Dede, Lucien Lambert, William Grant Still, Verdi and others. At 8 p.m. at Marigny Opera House.