ORPHANS: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Through Nov. 8. Marigny Theatre, 1030 Marigny St., New Orleans. Story of two brothers and a kidnapped businessman and how their relationship evolves. $15 (Thursdays), $20. (504) 758-5590.
I’D RATHER BE RICH: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays; opens Friday through Nov. 23. Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. World premiere of Fred Roberts’ comedy about friends and their foibles in the pursuit of wealth. (504) 862-7529. www.anthonybeantheater.com.
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER: 7:30 p.m., Thursday through Saturdays; 3 p.m., Sundays. Opens Nov. 7 through Nov. 23. Le Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peter St., New Orleans. A comedy take of the backstory of Peter Pan and Captain Hook. (504) 522-2081. www.lepetittheatre.com.
I HOPE I SOMEDAY GET TO MEET YOU, NANCY DREAUX: 8 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; through Nov. 9. McWilliams Lab Theatre, 215 McWilliams Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans.
ART: 8 p.m., Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday. Playhouse Nola, 3214 Burgundy St., New Orleans. A look at contemporary art interpretations.
THE ISLAND OF DR. FITZMORRIS: 8 p.m., Thursday. Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Mad Scientist Jim Fitzmorris takes on the figure of a devilish Dickens to spin tales about Halloween.
THE GOODNIGHT SHOW WITH JOHN CALHOUN: 8 p.m. Sunday, Café Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Talk show with spotlight on New Orleans talent and culture. $10. www.thegoodnightshow.us.
ONE NIGHT STAND: 8 p.m., Nov. 15, Fairgrinds Coffeehouse, 3133 Ponce de Leon, New Orleans. Performers Chris Champagne, Mike Strecker, Kathleen Newsome, Christian Villere. (504) 330-9117.
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: 7:30 p.m. Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Through Nov. 16. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash hit returns to the Saenger Theatre with reinvented staging, scenery and orchestra. Tickets start at $61. (504) 287-0351. www.saengernola.com.
BROOMSTICK: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday through Nov. 2. Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. In a remote cabin deep in the woods, an old crone spins a spellbinding tale. Starting at $20. (504) 522-6545. www.southernrep.com.
MUSICAL OF THE LIVING DEAD: 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 30-Nov. 2; The Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Splatter zone seats cost extra. (504) 298-8676. www.theshadowboxtheatre.com
MYSTERIOUS WISTERIAS: Dinner 6 p.m., show 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, brunch 11 a.m. Sundays. Through Nov. 23. The Stage Door Canteen and the National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. An evening of music and murder. $35-$65. (504) 528-1943. www.stagedoorcanteen.org.
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ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS: Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays 2 p.m.; Nov. 7 through Nov. 22, with 8 p.m. Nov. 20. Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. A British award-winning comedy about gangsters, mistaken identity and one man working for two bosses. (504) 461-9475. www.rivertowntheaters.com.
THE VICTORY BELLES PRESENT AMERICA’S WARTIME SWEETHEARTS: 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. The Stage Door Canteen at the National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A tribute to the Andrews Sisters. $40. (504) 528-1943. www.stagedoorcanteen.org.
ROCKY HORROR SHOW: Midnight Saturdays, 8 p.m. Mondays through Nov. 12. AllWays Theatre, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Stage adaptation of cult classic movie. $10. (504) 218-5778.
THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE: 7:30 p.m., Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 6 through Nov. 21.Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. NOCCA’s theater department presents the musical about a group of students as they compete for a spelling title. (504) 488-1460. www.midcitytheatre.com.