THURSDAY

  • ALLSTAR COMEDY REVUE: 8 p.m., House of Blues, 225 Decatur St. Leon Blanda hosts the stand-up comedy show with special guests and a band. Free.
  • LAUGH & SIP: 8 p.m., The Wine Bistro, 1011 Gravier St. Mark Caesar and DJ Cousin Cav host the weekly showcase of local comedians. $7. Call (504) 606-6408.
  • CIRQUE D’LICIOUS BIG TOP BIRTHDAY: 10 p.m., Hi-Ho Lounge, 2239 St. Claude Ave. The circus show features vaudeville and burlesque performers to celebrate Ginger Licious’ birthday. $10. Call (504) 945-4446.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

  • “ALL SHOOK UP”: 7:30 p.m., St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 5875 Canal Blvd. Call (504) 486-3982.

THURSDAY-SUNDAY

  • LES MISERABLES: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Tulane University. Call (504) 865-5269.

THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND TUESDAY

  • “ALADDIN”: 10 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday; 11:30 a.m. Friday, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts Lagniappe Stage, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Performance by Patchworks Players. $8, general admission. Call (504) 461-9475 or www.RivertownTheaters.com.

FRIDAY

  • 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.
  • BURLESQUE HOUR, A FUNDRAISER: 10 p.m., The Shadowbox, 2400 St. Claude Ave. An hour of sizzling performances from Cherry Bombshell, Baron Reinhardt, Dr. Strangelove, Vincent Gallant, Persé Fanny and Xena Zeit-Geist. theshadowboxtheatre.com.
  • BURLESQUE BALLROOM, CABARET, BURLESQUE & VARIETY: 11:50 p.m., Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse, 300 Bourbon St. Trixie Minx stars in the weekly burlesque show featuring the music of Romy Kaye and the Brent Walsh Jazz Trio. Call (504) 553-2331. irvinmayfield.com.

ACCESSIBLE COMEDY: 11:55 P.M., BUFFA’S LOUNGE, 1001 ESPLANADE AVE. J. ALFRED POTTER AND JONAH BASCLE DO STAND-UP SHOWS ON A ROTATING BASIS. CALL (504) 949-0038.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

  • “KNOWN MASS”: 8 p.m., The Marigny Opera House, 725 St. Ferdinand St. A collaborative project between New Orleans musicians and dancers, Known Mass is a nonnarrative work exploring the dynamics of sound and movement and celebrating gravity: the force of attraction that exists between all physical bodies. $10-$20. Call (504) 948-9998. marignyoperahouse.org.
  • “FAT PIG”: 8 p.m., Cutting Edge Theater, 747 Robert Blvd., Slidell. An attractive, career-minded man confronts his views about beauty and success when he falls in love with a heavyset librarian. Tickets start at $20. Call (985) 640-0333.
  • IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY: 11 p.m., The Shadowbox, 2400 St. Claude Ave. Burlesque parody of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” Drinks will be available for purchase. Please arrive early. $10. theshadowboxtheatre.com.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • “THE RAT PACK NOW” TRIBUTE SHOW: 6 p.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. Tribute show recapturing the music, style, comedy and camaraderie of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. Call (504) 528-1943. stagedoorcanteen.org.
  • “SAY AMEN”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sunday, Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave. An act of violence forces a young Christian couple to depend on their faith in God. Continues through June 29. $20, general admission; $18, students and seniors. Call (504) 862-7529.
  • “THE FOURPOSTER” BY JAN DE HARTOG: 7:30 p.m., Allways Theatre, 1030 Marigny St.. Joel Derby and Julie Roundtree star in this chronicle of a husband and wife from their wedding night in 1890 until they leave the house that has been their home 35 years later. $15. Call (504) 758-5590. brownpapertickets.com.

SATURDAY

  • “YOUTH EXPLOSION TALENT SHOW” BY T. DUPLESSIS ENTERTAINMENT: 3 p.m., Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Qualifying ages from 8-17. Cash prizes for winners. $8 per child to participate; $10 general admission. Email tjdupless@gmail.com if you want your child in the show, or call (504) 920-0394 or (504) 217-3945.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

  • “A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM”: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday, New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University, Lupin Theater. With the help of new technology, viewers will be led from an elegant but earthbound palace into a magical forest where some of the inhabitants may not be bound by anything at all. $15, students; $20, seniors; $25, general admission. Call (504) 865-5106.

SUNDAY

  • THE CHURCH OF BURLESQUE: 9-11 p.m., The BEATnik, 1638 Clio St. A weekly burlesque free-for-all brought to you by the Reverend Spooky Le Strange. Free.

SUNDAY, TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

  • “THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED)”: 7:30 p.m., Lab Theatre, 18 Newcomb Place. Madcap men in tights weave their wicked way through all of Shakespeare’s comedies, histories and tragedies in one wild ride. $12, student/senior; $15, general admission. Call (504) 865-5106.

MONDAY

  • BEAR WITH ME OPEN MIC: 9 p.m., Twelve Mile Limit, 500 S. Telemachus St. Ariel Elias, Molly Ruben-Long and Julie Mitchell host an open mic. Sign-up, 8:30 p.m.; show, 9 p.m. Call (504) 488-8114.
  • ICE COLD COMEDY-LAUGH ROYALE: 9 p.m., Siberia, 2227 St. Claude Ave. Comedians perform at an open mic show. Sign-up 8:30 p.m. Call (504) 265-8855.

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

  • SHORT WORKS BY CASS BRAYTON: 9 p.m., The Shadowbox, 2400 St. Claude Ave. Four nights of five short works by San Francisco’s Cass Brayton, Radical Faerie and an original Sister of Perpetual Indulgence. $8-$12. Call (504) 298-8676. theshadowboxtheatre.com.

WEDNESDAY

  • 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. (504) 528-1943. stagedoorcanteen.org.