Thru Sept. 23Oleanna
David Mamet's drama about a professor and a student explores sexual politics and political correctness on a college campus.
Valiant Theatre & Lounge
The Way at Midnight
In Mondo Bizarro's multimedia show, duos including old war buddies and a punk rock band explore how maps influence identity.
Thru Sept. 24
In the Broadway musical, small time gamblers bet on love and deception when they set up an illicit game in a salvation mission.
The Importance of Being Earnest
A British socialite goes to elaborate lengths to avoid social obligations in Oscar Wilde's comedy.
30 by Ninety Theater
Thru Oct. 1So Happy Together: "The Greatest Hits" of the Big Easy Boys
JPAS presents The Big Easy Boys' musical revue featuring hits of the 1950s and '60s.
Westwego Performing Arts Theatre
Once on This Island
The musical recounts the love story of Ti Moune and a rich boy from the other side of their Caribbean island home.Le Petit Theatre
Sept. 21-30Two Legs Bad
Two sea lions lead a rebellion at the water park in a drama/water ballet inspired by George Orwell's Animal Farm.
The Drifter Hotel, 3522 Tulane Ave.
Sept. 22-Oct. 7
Mr. Burns: a post electric play
Rockfire Theatre and The Radical Buffoon(s) present a post-apocalyptic world where reminiscences about Simpsons episodes spirals into a mythical appreciation of pre-disaster popular culture.
White Winged Dove
Nina Cain performs the one-woman show about and featuring the music of Stevie Nicks.
Cutting Edge Theater
Banned Together: A Censorship Cabaret
Local performers present scenes and songs banned from shows including Cabaret, Chicago, Rent and Angels in America.
Sept. 27-Oct. 22
Southern Rep presents the adaptation of Alison Bechdel's autobiographical graphic novel, in which she recounts her early years, how she realized her sexual identity and the influence of her domineering father.
Sept. 29A Viper's Dream
The show combines a love story, jazz and swing music, dancers and music by Ben Polcer, Sarah Quintana, Bruce "Sunpie" Barnes, Aurora Nealand and others.Music Box Village
Sept. 29 & Oct. 1Hello, Dawlin!
Ricky Graham, Jeff Roberson and Sean Patterson star in the spoof of classic musicals as New Orleans stories, such as "West Bank Story!" and "Les Miserardi Gras."Rivertown Theaters
Sept. 29-Oct. 14Urinetown
The NOLA Project presents the farce about a town which has outlawed private toilets and where one ruthless company owns all the public facilities.NOCCA
Sept. 30Vaudeville at the Valiant
The variety show includes opera- singing sideshow man Guglielmo, knife-thrower Madame Daggers, Chatty the Mime, burlesque dancer GoGo McGregor and acrobat and fire-breather LadyBEAST.
Valiant Theatre & Lounge
The Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents the classic musical about Roxie Hart, who plots her path to fame from a Chicago jail cell.
A prophecy coupled with his own ambition spurs Macbeth and his eager wife into a murderous plot to rule Scotland in Shakespeare's tragedy.
Slidell Little Theatre
Ed Asner's A Man and His Prostate
The TV star from Lou Grant and The Mary Tyler Moore Show stars in the one-man comedy about a traveler who falls ill while on vacation in Italy.
Le Petit Theatre
Champions of Magic
The team of British illusionists performs.
Oct. 13-Nov. 26
On the Road with Bob Hope & Friends
The variety show features Bill Johnson as Bob Hope and revisits his tours entertaining the troops.National World War II Museum, BB's Stage Door Canteen
Oct. 19-22Cry You One
ArtSpot Productions and Mondo Bizarro reprise the story about the effect of wetland loss on communities in coastal Louisiana.
1200 Mirabeau Ave.
Oct. 20-Nov. 5
August: Osage County
Family secrets are revealed when a trio of sisters return home to comfort their caustic mother after their father disappears.
See 'Em On Stage presents Shakespeare's bloody drama about the conquering Roman general.AllWays Theatre
Oct. 20-28Escape to Margaritaville
A singer/bartender falls in love with a tourist in the musical inspired by and featuring the music of Jimmy Buffett.
Rocky Horror Sideshow Freak — Under the Big Top
In the oddball musical, Brad and Janet, a stranded couple, seek refuge in a mansion of a mad scientist.Cutting Edge Theater
Oct. 21-22 & 27-28Tit
The burlesque-filled parody of Stephen King's It features the Losers Club battling their childhood menace, a clown.Valiant Theatre & Lounge
Oct. 25Charli Hides + A Dozen Divas
Charli Hides presents his camp tribute to Madonna, Cher, Lady Gaga and other performers.
Oct. 27Men are from Mars Women are from Venus Live
The one-man comedy is based on John Gray's best-selling book about the differences between men and women.JPAC
Oct. 27-Nov. 5Caroline, or Change
JPAS presents the story of an African-American mother who works taking care of other people's children and pushes for social change in her community in Lake Charles in 1963.Westwego Performing Arts Theatre
Oct. 28-Nov. 12The Boy in the Bathroom
In the musical, an obsessive compulsive philosophy student retreats to his mother's bathroom and a house sitter tries to draw him out as she falls for him.30 by Ninety Theater
Nov. 2-19The Battle for New Orleans
The NOLA Project presents the premiere of Jim Fitzmorris' play about an upscale food court opening in a gentrifying neighborhood.
St. Alphonsus Art and Cultural Center, 2045 Constance St.
The Odd Couple
The company presents a male and a female version of Neil Simon's comedy about ill-suited roommates.Rivertown Theaters
Nov. 3-19The Last Five Years
A divorced couple offer different perspectives on the highs and lows of their five-year relationship in Jason Robert Brown's drama with a pop-rock score.
Le Petit Theatre
The magician/illusionist from the original Broadway show, The Illusionists, performs.Saenger Theatre
Nov. 9-11Go Forth
New York artist Kaneza Schaal's piece uses dance, chants and video projections in an exploration of longing based on burial rites.
[Title of show]
A writer and a composer struggle to create a work of musical theater.
Valiant Theatre & Lounge
Nightmare Before Christmas the Musical
In the adaptation of Tim Burton's film, the Pumpkin King discovers Christmastown and tries to bring it under his ghoulish control.
Cutting Edge Theater
See 'Em On Stage presents Stephen Dolgninoff's account of Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb, who committed murder and attempted to get away with the crime of the century.AllWays Theatre
Nov. 14-19The King and I
A British school teacher charms the King of Siam in the touring Broadway production.Saenger Theatre
Nov. 24-Dec. 10The Happy Elf
In Harry Connick Jr.'s jazz-infused holiday musical, Eubie the Elf tries to spread holiday cheer in the town of Bluesville.Slidell Little Theatre
Nov. 29-Dec. 23Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
Southern Rep presents the holiday-set comic drama featuring the Darcys, Jane Austen's characters from Pride and Prejudice.Marquette Theatre, Loyola University
Nov. 29-Dec. 27Home for the Holidays with the Victory Belles
The troupe sings and dances its way through holiday songs and hits from the 1940s.National World War II Museum, BB's Stage Door Canteen
Dec. TBANot About Nightingales
The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans presents Tennessee Williams' drama about a prison hunger strike.
Dec. 1-10Butch Caire's Holly Jolly Family Friendly Vintage TV Christmas Special
Becky Allen guest stars in the show inspired by 1960s TV variety shows.Westwego Performing Arts Theatre
Dec. 5Cirque Holidaze
The holiday musical features singers, acrobats, balancing acts and other circus arts.Saenger Theatre
Dec. 7-10They Don't Eat Corn Here
Reese Johanson presents her solo performance piece about food, travel and personal change.Art Klub
Dec. 8-10A Nightmare Before Christmas Burlesque
Local burlesque dancers present their version of Tim Burton's film in which Halloween characters celebrate Christmas.Valiant Theatre & Lounge
Dec. 8-17Steel Poinsettias
Ricky Graham, Jeffrey Roberson and Sean Patterson star in the mash-up of Steel Magnolias and holiday shows.
Young Winnie Foster learns the secret of the Tuck family's eternal youth and much choose between her regular life and following the family.JPAC
Dec. 16It's a Wonderful Life
The NOLA Voice Talent Foundation presents a radio play version of the holiday story.Valiant Theatre & Lounge
Dec. 23A Very Electric Christmas
Lightwire Theater presents its holiday show about a baby bird lost at Christmastime.JPAC
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