New Orleans Stages Calendar, Oct. 8-14, 2015 _lowres

Delgado Community College Photo. Blake Pearson and Destiney Scott star in“Oleanna”: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Delgado Drama Hall, Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans. The theater program presents David Mamet’s study of a student and professor when sexual misconduct accusations are raised. $10, $8 students/faculty/staff. (504) 671-6360. dcc.edu.

OPENING THIS WEEK

  • “A NEW BRAIN”: 7:30 p.m., opening Thursday, running Oct. 8-10, 12, 16-19, 22-24, 26; Kajun’s Pub, 2256 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. A songwriter has new appreciation for life and his relationships after a neurological incident and operation, staring Chris Wecklein in this William Finn-James Lapine show. $25 and up. (504) 616-9260. seosaproductioncompany.com.
  • “AND THEN THERE WAS ONE”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday Oct. 9-10, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, St. Philip Neri Parishioner Center, 6500 Kawanee Ave., Metairie. A comic twist on Agatha Christie’s classic “And Then There Were None.” $10 reserved, $7 adults, $4 children. (504) 382-5481. staliancich@stphilipneri.org.

“KATRINA, THE MOTHER-IN-LAW OF ’EM ALL”: 8 P.M., OPENING FRIDAY AND RUNNING FRIDAYS AND SATURDAY, 2 P.M. SUNDAYS, OCT. 9-25. SLIDELL LITTLE THEATRE, 2024 NELLIE DRIVE, SLIDELL. FIVE KATRINA SURVIVORS GATHER AT THE MOTHER-IN-LAW LOUNGE TO RETRACE THEIR FOOTSTEPS IN THIS COMEDY. $16. SLIDELLLITTLETHEATRE.ORG.

“VARLA JEAN MERMAN’S BIG BLACK HOLE!”: 7:30 P.M., OPENING THURSDAY, OCT. 8-10, MAG’S CABARET, 940 ELYSIAN FIELDS AVE., NEW ORLEANS. THE SELF-DESCRIBED “DRAG CHANTEUSE” TAKES TO THE STARS FOR A SCI-FI CREATION IN SEARCH OF FAME AND STARDOM. OCT. 8 IS A BENEFIT FOR THE KREWE OF SATYRICON. $25. VARLAJEANMERMAN.BROWNPAPERTICKETS.COM.

6X6: 7:30 P.M., WEDNESDAY, THE THEATRE AT ST. CLAUDE, 2240 ST. CLAUDE AVE., NEW ORLEANS. SOUTHERN REP HOSTS SIX NEW 10-MINUTE PLAYS BASED ON A THEME. $10. SOUTHERNREP.COM.

NOW PLAYING

  • “AIN’T GOT NO HOME”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturdays 2 p.m. Sunday, Teatro Wego, 177 Sala Ave., Westwego. The story that began with “Blueberry Hill” continues with the Jefferson Performing Arts Society jukebox production of classic tuns, written and directed by Butch Caire. $30, $27 seniors/military, $25 students. (504) 885-2000. jpas.org.

“FLORA THE RED MENACE”: 7 P.M. THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, 2 P.M. SUNDAY, NIMS BLACK BOX THEATRE, NOCCA, 2800 CHARTRES ST., NEW ORLEANS. JOHN KANDER AND FRED EBB MUSICAL ABOUT 1930S NEW YORK AND A HEROINE WITH CHARM AND PERHAPS MORE THAN SHE CAN HANDLE. $15. (504) 940-2854. NOCCA.COM.

HELL YES FEST: THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, VARIOUS TIMES AND LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT THE METROPOLITAN AREA. ANNUAL COMEDY FESTIVAL FEATURES STAND-UP, FILM, SKETCH, IMPROV AND A VARIETY OF NEW FORMATS. HELLYESFEST.COM.

“JUMP, JIVE AND WAIL — THE MUSIC OF LOUIS PRIMA”: 11 A.M. BRUNCH, 1 P.M. SHOW SUNDAYS OCT. 11, 18; 6 P.M. DINNER, 8 P.M. SHOW OCT. 9-10, 16-17, 30-31; BB’S STAGE DOOR CANTEEN, NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM, 945 MAGAZINE ST., NEW ORLEANS. CELEBRATE THE NEW ORLEANS TALENT WITH PRIMA’S CLASSICS LIKE “SING, SING, SING,” “JUST A GIGOLO” AND “THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC.” $30 AND UP. (504) 528-1943. STAGEDOORCANTEEN.ORG.

“THE MISANTHROPE”: 8 P.M., THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, 2 P.M. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY; LUPIN THEATRE, 16 NEWCOMB BLVD., DIXON ANNEX, TULANE UNIVERSITY, NEW ORLEANS. TULANE DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND DANCE PRESENTS MOLIERE’S RICH COMEDY OF THE ABSURDITIES OF SOCIAL AND LITERARY PRETENSIONS. $8 AND UP. (504) 865-5106. TULANE.EDU/LIBERAL-ARTS/THEATRE-DANCE/TICKETS.CFM

“OLEANNA”: 8 P.M. THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, 2 P.M. SUNDAY, DELGADO DRAMA HALL, DELGADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 615 CITY PARK AVE., NEW ORLEANS. THE THEATER PROGRAM PRESENTS DAVID MAMET’S STUDY OF A STUDENT AND PROFESSOR WHEN SEXUAL MISCONDUCT ACCUSATIONS ARE RAISED. $10, $8 STUDENTS/FACULTY/STAFF. (504) 671-6360. DCC.EDU.

“OUR TOWN”: 7:30 P.M., THURSDAYS THROUGH SATURDAYS, 3 P.M. SUNDAYS, OPENING FRIDAY, THROUGH OCT. 18. QUINTESSENTIAL AMERICAN THEATER WORK ABOUT SMALL-TOWN USA, LOVE, LOSS AND TRIUMPH, WITH A UNIQUE NEW ORLEANS INSPIRATION. $35 AND UP FOR ADULTS; $15 CHILDREN. LE PETIT THEATRE DU VIEUX CARRE, 616 ST. PETER ST., NEW ORLEANS. (504) 522-2081. LEPETITTHEATRE.COM.

“QUILLS”: 8 P.M. FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS, THROUGH OCT. 17; CUTTING EDGE THEATER, 767 ROBERT BLVD., SLIDELL. REGIONAL PREMIERE OF THE WORK THAT DELVES INTO THE MIND OF THE MARQUIS DE SADE, PORTRAYED BY RONALD BRISTER. PEPPERED WITH DARK HUMOR AND ISSUES RELEVANT TO TODAY’S WORLD, THE WORK CHALLENGES THE AUDIENCE’S VIEWS ABOUT CENSORSHIP, PORNOGRAPHY, SEX, ART AND RELIGION. $22 AND UP. (985) 649-3727. CUTTINGEDGETHEATER.COM.

“STAGE KISS”: 8 P.M. THURSDAY TO SATURDAY, ASHÉ POWER HOUSE, 1713 BARONNE ST., NEW ORLEANS. SOUTHERN REP PRESENTS SARAH RUHL’S COMEDY OF A PLAY WITHIN A PLAY ABOUT LOVE ON AND OFF STAGE. $40, $35 SENIORS/THEATER PROFESSIONALS, $25 35 AND UNDER, $20 TEACHERS. (504) 522-6545. SOUTHERNREP.COM.

“THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES — BOB HOPE AND HIS ALL-STAR PACIFIC TOUR”: 6 P.M. DINNER, 8 P.M. SHOW, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY; 11 A.M. BRUNCH, 1 P.M. SHOW, SUNDAY, OCT. 23-25, NOV. 6-8, 21-22; STAGE DOOR CANTEEN, NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM, 945 MAGAZINE ST. $30 AND UP. (504) 528-1943. STAGEDOORCANTEEN.ORG.

“THE VICTORY BELLES — SONGS THAT WON THE WAR”: 11:45 A.M. SEATING FOR BUFFET, 12:45 P.M. SHOW; WEDNESDAYS THROUGH NOV. 25; BB’S STAGE DOOR CANTEEN, NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MUSEUM, 945 MAGAZINE ST., NEW ORLEANS. THIS SHOW BRINGS BACK THE GREAT SONGS OF THE GREAT WAR. $40 MATINEE BUFFET; $65 DINNER AND SHOW. (504) 528-1944 X 273. NATIONALWW2MUSEUM.ORG.

OPENING SOON

  • “DEBAUCHERY”: 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, The Theatre at St. Claude, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Southern Rep presents New Orleans only live, ongoing soap opera about the comedy happenings of two sisters and their families. $10. (504) 522-6545. southernrep.com.

“FACADE”: 2 P.M., SATURDAY, OCT. 17, EAST BANK REGIONAL LIBRARY, 4747 W. NAPOLEON AVE., METAIRIE. MOSCOW NIGHTS PRESENTS ADAPTATION OF BOOK BY WILLIAM E. WADE ABOUT A FATHER COPING WITH HIS SON’S DEATH TO CYSTIC FIBROSIS. (504) 889-8143. JPLIBRARY.NET.

“FAUSTUS”: 8 P.M. THURSDAYS THROUGH SATURDAY, OPENING OCT. 17, OLD MARQUER THEATRE, 2400 ST. CLAUDE AVE, NEW ORLEANS. LUX ET UMBRA PRODUCTION OF CHIRSTOPHER MARLOW’S ORIGINAL DEAL-WITH-THE-DEVIL TALE. $20. OLDMARQUER.COM.

“INTO THE WOODS WITH STEPHEN SONDHEIM”: 7:30 P.M. OCT. 16, 3 P.M. OCT. 17, FUHRMANN AUDITORIUM, 317 N. JEFFERSON AVE., COVINGTON. NORTHLAKE PERFORMING ARTS SOCIETY CHORAL CONCERT FEATURES SELECTED WORKS FROM THE SONDEHIM SONGBOOK. $40. NPAS.INFO.

“ROCKY HORROR SHOW”: 8 P.M. OCT. 23-31; CUTTING EDGE THEATER, 767 ROBERT BLVD., SLIDELL. THE ORIGINAL STAGE MUSICAL THAT BECAME THE CULT CLASSIC PIECE OF CELLULOID COMES TO LIFE, WITH “THE TIME WARP,” “SWEET TRANSVESTITE” AND “SCIENCE FICTION/DOUBLE FEATURE.” ADULTS ONLY. $22 AND UP. (985) 649-3727. CUTTINGEDGETHEATER.COM.

COMEDY/OPEN MIKE

  • AMATEUR OPEN MIC NIGHTS: 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, La Nuit Comedy Theatre, 5039 Freret St., New Orleans. Comedy Sportz competitive, clean, all-ages improvisation. $12 adults, $8 kids under 18. (504) 390-4958. www.nolacomedy.com.

COMEDY GUMBEAUX: 8:30 P.M. THURSDAYS, HOWLIN’ WOLF, 907 S. PETERS ST., NEW ORLEANS. OPEN MIC WITH SEASONED PERFORMERS. COMEDYGUMBEAUX.COM.

COMEDY NIGHT: 9 P.M., SATURDAYS, TWIST OF LIME, 2820 LIME ST., METAIRIE. (504) 455-7775.

NEUTRAL GROUND POETRY FORUM: 6:30 P.M. TO 8:30 P.M., WEDNESDAYS, NEUTRAL GROUND COFFEE HOUSE, 5110 DANNEEL ST., NEW ORLEANS. (504) 891-3381.

AUDITIONS

  • “SNOW QUEEN”: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11; 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12; Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. Bring sheet music for accompanist (no CDs) up 16 measures of a family-friendly song. Be prepared to do a cold reading from the script. For a named role, be prepared with a short monologue, memorized poem, speech – anything that can be delivered in character within 60 seconds. Ensemble does not need to do this. (985) 641-0324. slidelllittletheatre.org.