• “ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND”: 7 p.m., Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park. The NOLA Project gives viewers the option to follow the Red Queen and her walking story, the Cheshire Cat and her fast-moving story or the Mad Hatter and his stationary story. Continues through May 23. $18, adults; $12, members, students and children ages 7-17. Children under 7 not permitted. Call (504) 658-4100.
  • “WAR HORSE”: 7:30 p.m., Thursday-Sunday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St.



  • “DEATH OF A SALESMAN”: 7 p.m., Le Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peter St. Call (504) 524-9027.


  • BUSTOUT BURLESQUE (EARLY SEATING): 7:30 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St. $22-$31. Call (504) 310-4999.
  • CREOLE SWEET TEASE REVUE FEATURING JAYNA MORGAN AND TRIXIE MINX: 8 p.m., The Old Us Mint 3rd Floor Performance Space, 400 Esplanade Ave. Vocalist and bandleader Jayna Morgan teams up with dancer Trixie Minx to present an evening of entertainment, Great Gatsby style. Emcee Magic Mike will also be there twith his juggling and magic. $10. Call (504) 568-7056.
  • CHELSEA HANDLER: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St. Comedy. Tickets start at $45. Call (504) 525-1052.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT LAUGHS: 10 p.m., La Nuit Comedy Theater, 5039 Freret St. A stand up comedy open mic presented by La Nuit Comedy Theater and hosted by Jackie Jenkins Jr. Free.


  • “KISS ME KATE”: 8 p.m., Friday-Sunday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. Call (985) 641-0324.
  • “DRIVING MISS DAISY”: 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Bayou Playhouse, 101 Main St., Lockport. Through June 1. Admission: $23, advance; $25, door. Call (888) 992-2968.
  • “ALMOST, MAINE”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Playmakers Theater, 1916 Playmakers Road (off Lee Road), Covington. $15, adults; $10, students. Call (985) 893-1671.
  • “YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN”: 8 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. $38.50; $36.50 for seniors; $33.50 for students/active military.
  • EVERY SAINT HAS A PAST EVERY SINNER HAS A FUTURE: 10 p.m., The Shadowbox, 2400 St. Claude Ave. A variety show of the queerest sort, produced by Xena Zeit-Geist in conjunction with The Saints & Sinners GLBT Literary Festival. Burlesque, boylesque, drag, music, fire-eating, dance, prizes, and more. Drinks will be available for purchase. $15; $10 for students.


  • SECOND CITY-WIDE AUDITION SESSION : 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor Street, Kenner. Parking will be available on the street or at the Our Lady of Perpetual Health Church (1 block away) for free. The auditions will be attended by local theatre companies and independent producers. Please note that children under 18 will not be seen. Sponsored by Southern Rep, Stage Door Canteen at the National World War II Museum, and Rivertown Theatres.


  • “GISELLE”: 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jefferson Performing Arts Society, 1118 Clearview Parkway, Metairie. Ballet performance. Tickets start at $15. Call (504) 885-2000.


  • LHA THIRD SUNDAY SALON: 8 p.m., The Shadowbox, 2400 St. Claude Ave. John James Audubon, pioneering naturalist and world-renowned artist, will present tales of his scientific pursuits, frontier adventures, and how it all coalesced into his masterwork “Birds of America.” $10. Call (504) 598-4574.
  • THE CHURCH OF BURLESQUE PRESENTS SUNDAY SCHOOL WITH REV. SPOOKY LESTRANGE AND HER BILLION DOLLAR BABY DOLLS: 9 p.m., The BEATnik, 1638 Clio St. A weekly burlesque free for all brought to you by the Reverend Spooky Le Strange. Free.


  • VICTORY BELLES’ “SPIRIT OF AMERICA”: 11:45 a.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. Red, white and blue celebration featuring a potpourri of songs from the Great American Song Book. Includes dining by Chef John Besh and the American Sector restaurant. $40. Call (504) 528-1943.
  • “RAGTIME THE MUSICAL IN CONCERT”: 7 p.m., NOCCA Riverfront Lupin Hall, 2800 Chartres St. Presented by NOCCA, Louisiana’s arts conservatory for high school students. $15.
  • “BENT”: 8 p.m., Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St. Call (504) 488-1460.