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Live theater in New Orleans this week (May 16-22, 2016)


A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Fri.-Sun. May 20-June 5 | Ricky Graham directs Bob Edes Jr., Sean Patterson, John Michael Haas and Hannah Rachal in a vaudeville-inspired take on the farcical musical classic. At 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre.


Shakespeare and the Alchemy of Gender
Fri.-Sun. May 20-22 | As director of Los Angeles' Women's Shakespeare Company, Lisa Wolpe has starred as Hamlet, Richard III, Othello's Iago and Shylock in The Merchant of Venice. She explores gender in her one-woman show at New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane. At 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Lupin Theatre.

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