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Theater and comedy events in New Orleans this week (Dec. 26, 2017-Jan. 1, 2018)

A Very Electric Christmas, Sean Patton, Spectaculaire New Orleans

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PHOTO BY ZACK SMITH
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A Very Electric Christmas
Thu. Dec. 28 | Max tries to find his way home for Christmas in Lightwire Theater's holiday tale featuring lighted birds, toy soldiers and other figures dancing to a score ranging from The Nutcracker Suite to "Jingle Bell Rock." At 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Jefferson Performing Arts Center.

PHOTO BY MINDY TUCKER
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Sean Patton
Fri. Dec. 29 | The explosive, unpredictable New Orleans-bred comedian — who has appeared on CONAN, Comedy Central's Half Hour and This is not Happening, among others — headlines at home for the holidays. James Goodreau, Laura Sanders, Cassidy Henehan and Mary-Devon Dupuy also are on the bill with host Vincent Zambon. At 8:30 p.m. at Dragon's Den.

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Spectaculaire New Orleans
Fri.-Sat. Dec. 29-30 | Vinsantos, LadyBEAST, Sarah Stardust, GoGo McGregor and others present a vaudeville-style variety show including drag, burlesque, acrobatics, circus acts and more. At 10 p.m. at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre.

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