• “MY FAIR LADY”: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 4, Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 6400 Airline Drive, Metairie. Lerner and Lowe’s retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s “Pygmalion” takes to the stage for the first production in the new performance venue. Filled with memorable songs, this show features “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “Wouldn’t It Be Lovely” and “Get Me to the Church On Time.” $40 and up. (504) 885-2000. jpas.org.
  • “THE MISANTHROPE”: 7:30 p.m., Thursday to Saturday, 2:30 p.m., Sunday; Robert E. Nims Theatre, UNO Performing Arts Center, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. Moliere’s satire of polite society in 17th century France comes to life in Paris of 1965 in this production directed by David W. Hoover. $12, $8 students/faculty/seniors. (504) 280-7469. theatre.uno.edu.
  • “BE A NEW ORLEANIAN — A SWEARING IN CEREMONY”: 8 p.m., Thursday to Saturday, The Theatre at St. Claude, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Jim Fitzmorris’ comic ride through what it takes to be a citizen of the Crescent City. $20, $40 gala; (504) 638-6326. eventbrite.com/e/be-a-new-orleanian-a-swearing-in-ceremony-tickets-18005540055.
  • “THE PRODUCERS”: 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. The Mel Brooks classic stage musical smash comes to Rivertown under the direction of Ricky Graham to open the playhouse’s season. $36 and up. (504) 461-9475. rivertowntheaters.com.
  • “FENCES”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. August Wilson’s memorable look into the life of Troy Maxson, a former Negro League home run king now a garbage collector. $20, $18 students/seniors. (504) 862-7529. anthonybeantheater.com.
  • “STAGE KISS”: 8 p.m. Thursdays to Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 10; 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. Previews ($25) Sept. 16-18. $40, $35 seniors/theater professionals, $25 35 and under, $20 teachers. (504) 522-6545. southernrep.com.
  • COMEDY GUMBEAUX: 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Howlin’ Wolf, 907 S. Peters St., New Orleans. Open mic with seasoned performers. comedygumbeaux.com.
  • “5 STAR COUNTRY LEGENDS TRIBUTE”: 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. Musical show featuring country songs by George Jones, Johnny Cash, Ray Price, Patsy Cline and Hank Williams Sr. $15. secure.qgiv.com/for/slilitthe/event/765365.
  • THE CREOLE SWEET TEASE BURLESQUE SHOW: Friday, 9 p.m., The Saint Hotel, Autograph Collection, 931 Canal St. (504) 522-5400.
  • GG’S 504 COMEDY TOUR: 8 p.m. Saturday, Castle Theatre, 501 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Gina Gomez hosts her standup comedy showcase with Rhonda Bordelon, Hopratio Dell and Mike Strecker. $10. (504) 343-1022. castle501.com.
  • “LIGHT OF THE GHETTO 2 — A GOSPEL STAGE PLAY”: 5 p.m. Sunday, Slidell Little Theatre, 2024 Nellie Drive, Slidell. Mama Tee is back with her family, drama, pain, laughter and redemption. $20 advance, $25 door. (504) 920-0394. stageplay.ticketleap.com.
  • “DEBAUCHERY”: 7:30 p.m., 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.
  • “I’M STILL, STILL HERE, ME”: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday Oct.1-3, 2 p.m. Oct. 4 Sunday, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Ricky Graham recreates his post-Katrina show filled with New Orleans characters for the 10th anniversary of the storm, with Jefferson Turner on piano. $28. (504) 461-9475 or (504) 468-7221. rivertowntheaters.com.
  • “AIN’T GOT NO HOME”: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 2-11, 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.
  • “QUILLS”: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, opening Oct. 2-17; 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.
  • “MUCK DYNASTY”: 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 3, Rocky & Carlo’s, 613 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. Philip Melancon and Chris Champagne skewer Louisiana politics in this popular cabaret show. $30, with dinner. (504) 202-8980.
  • “OLEANNA”: 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Oct. 6-10, 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, Delgado Drama Hall, Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Ave., New Orleans. The theatre 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.
  • “FLORA THE RED MENACE”: 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday Oct. 7-10, 2 p.m. Sunday Oct. 11, 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.
  • “VARLA JEAN MERMAN’S BIG BLACK HOLE!”: 7:30 p.m., 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.
  • “A NEW BRAIN”: 7:30 p.m., 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.
  • “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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • “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.
  • “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, through Sept. 27, also 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.

AUDITIONS

  • “THE SNOW QUEEN” BALLET: noon, Saturday, 3621 Florida Ave., Kenner. Jefferson Ballet Theatre and Jefferson Ballet Theatre II will hold auditions for a January production of the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale. Male and female dancers ages 9-12 will audition from noon to 1:30 p.m., 13 and older from 1:30 p.m. Audition/class fee $15 for those not registered with Jefferson Ballet School. (504) 468-1231. jeffersonballettheatre.com.
  • “SISTER ACT” AND “MARY POPPINS”: 10 a.m. Oct. 3, 6 p.m. Oct. 4 and 7 p.m. Oct. 5; Jefferson Performing Arts Society Rehearsal Space, 5005 Bloomfield St., Jefferson. Open auditions for two productions for 17 and older. Members of Actors Equity are welcome. Prepare a monologue, one song from the musical and one song of auditioner’s choice. Bring music, resume and photo. Signup for 10-minute audition slots. No phone calls. signupgenius.com/go/20f0f4aada82cabf94-38th.