• ONE ACT PLAY FESTIVAL: 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday through March 1, Old Marquer Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Each night, two of the four one-act plays (“Enter Your Sleep,” “A Lie of the Mind,” “Black Bird, Orange Flower Water” and “The Adventures of Butt Boy and Tigger”) based on the theme “violence” will be presented, as well as “Gruesome Playground Injuries.” $25 for a two-day pass which includes all four one-acts. $15 single tickets. (504) 218-0055. elmetheatre.org.
  • THE AMAZING ACRO-CATS: 7 p.m., Thursday through Sunday, AllWays Lounge, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Trained feline circus with a new kitten named NOLA. $19, $16 children. (504) 758-5590. www.circuscats.com.
  • M.H.O.G. PODCAST PRESENTS FULL METAL COMEDY: 9 p.m., Thursday, The Twist of Lime, 2820 Lime St., Metairie. Comedy showcase. (504) 455-7775. www.mhogpodcast.com.
  • “SEX PLEASE, WE’RE SIXTY”: 7:30 p.m., opening Friday, Feb. 27, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 3 p.m. through March 15, Teatro Wego! 177 Sala Ave., Westwego. Viagra for women — that’s what a scientist “tries out” at a New Orleans bed and breakfast. Don’t miss the hormonal “high-larity.” Starring Claire Conti, Margeaux Fanning, Peter Gabb, Jeffory Martorell, Mary Pauley and Kathryn Talbot. (504) 885-2000. jpas.org.
  • “THE BEST OF ENEMIES”: Tuesday through Saturday, March 2, Drama Hall, Isaac Delgado Hall, Delgado Community College, 615 City Park Blvd., New Orleans. Stage adaptation of a true story about a civil rights activist and a KKK leader engaged in a debate. (504) 616-6066. www.dcc.edu.
  • “ALWAYS ... PATSY CLINE”: 6 p.m. seating, 8 p.m. show, Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. Sundays, through April 5, Stage Door Canteen, National WWII Musuem, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. The musical play about the life music of Cline, with hits such as “Crazy,” “I Fall To Pieces” and “Sweet Dreams.” $30 and up, dining available. (504) 527-6088. nationalww2museum.org.
  • THE VICTORY BELLES PRESENT AMERICA’S WARTIME SWEETHEARTS: 11:45 a.m. Wednesdays, the Stage Door Canteen at the National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A tribute to the Andrews Sisters. $40. (504) 528-1943. stagedoorcanteen.org.
  • AN EVENING OF DANCE: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday Dixon Hall, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Featuring guest artists choreographer Jim Lepore and musician Toby Twining. Faculty works by John Allen, Diogo DeLima and Alice Pascal Escher. Student works by senior dance majors Emily Apple, Emily Barasch, and Micaela Woskie. $12, $8 students, seniors. (504) 314-7760. tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance.
  • “CAMILLE”: 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A comedy send-up of Dumas’ dying heroine with Jeffery Roberson directing and starring Ricky Graham, A.J. Allegra, Sam Dudley, Sean Patterson, Kyle Daigrepont and more. $25 and up. (504) 488-1460. midcitytheatre.com.
  • BLACK GRACE: 8 p.m. Saturday, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. New Orleans Ballet Association presents this New Zealand-based company blending body percussion and chanting of Pacific Island indigenous dances with contemporary dance. $24 and up. (504) 522-0996. nobadance.com.
  • “MELANCHOLY PLAY — A CONTEMPORARY FARCE”: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through March 7, 2:30 p.m. March 8, Robert E. Nims Theatre, Performing Arts Center, University of New Orleans, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans. The theater department presents Sarah Ruhl’s play about a melodramatic bank teller and her adventures, directed by Jay Hammons. $12. (504) 280-6317. uno.edu/cola/film-theatre-arts.
  • KEVIN JAMES: 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 4, Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1419 Basin St., New Orleans. Comedian James of “The King of Queens” brings his stand-up to New Orleans. $52.35 and up. (504) 287-0350. mahaliajacksontheater.com.
  • THE GOODNIGHT SHOW WITH JOHN CALHOUN: 8 p.m., Cafe Istanbul, New Orleans Healing Cetner, 2372 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Live talk show. (504) 940-1130. thegoodnightshow.us.
  • “UP, UP AND AWAY ... THE MUSIC OF JIMMY WEBB”: 8 p.m. Wednesday and March 5, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Philip Melancon’s cabaret show, part of the theater’s Cabaret Month. $20. (504) 488-1460. midcitytheatre.com.
  • “TAYLOR 2” DANCE PERFORMANCES, MASTER CLASSES: Performances at 8 p.m. March 5-7, Marigny Opera House, 724 St. Ferdinand St., New Orleans. National tour of Paul Taylor’s company. Three different works performed each night. $30, $20 students and seniors. Master classes at 10 a.m., Tuesday through March 7, and 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 4. $15 per class. marignyoperahouse.org.
  • “AND THE WINNER IS ... AN EVENING OF AWARD-WINNING MOVIE MUSIC”: 7:30 p.m. March 6, Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts, 1914 Basin St., New Orleans. The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra presents classic cinema sounds from such movies as “West Side Story, “The Wizard of Oz,” “Gone With the Wind,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Forrest Gump.” $20 and up. (504) 287-0350. lpomusic.com.
  • “CHEZ SHEA CABARET”: 8 p.m. March 6-7, 6 p.m. March 6, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Janet Shea’s one-woman show about her life, her city and music. $20. (504) 488-1460. midcitytheatre.com.
  • “LOOT”: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays March 6-22; also Sundays at 2 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. A dark farce about religion, social attitudes, death and police. (985) 893-1671. playmakersinc.com.
  • “THE SQUIRREL THAT KICKED THE HORNET”S NEST”: 8 p.m. March 6, The Steak Knife, 888 Harrison Ave., New Orleans. Chris Champagne’s one-man show of political satire. $15. (504) 330-9117.
  • “LOVE LETTERS”: 7:30 p.m. March 9-10, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Media icons Nell Nolan and Dennis Woltering share love and life through a series of letters in the A.R. Gurney show. $25. (504) 488-1460. midcidtytheatre.com.
  • “THE CHILDREN’S HOUR”: 8 p.m. March 10-14, 2 p.m., March 14-15, Lupin Theatre, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Lillian Hellman’s award-winning play about a serious accusation and the ensuing rumors threaten to destroy the careers, relationships and lives of two teachers who run an all-girls boarding school in a small town. $12, $8 students and seniors, $9 employees. (504) 314-7760. tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance.
  • “DEBAUCHERY”: 7:30 p.m. March 11, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. New Orleans’ only live soap opera follows the adventures of an Uptown family with a decidedly downtown mom in this cabaret-inspired episode of the continuing saga. $10. (504) 488-1460. midcidtytheatre.com.
  • “CRIMES OF THE HEART”: 7:30 p.m. March 13-15, Marquette Theater, Marquette Hall, Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Beth Henley’s production about a trio of Southern sisters in Hazelhurst, Mississippi, has laser-sharp focus on the mores and complexities of family dynamics. $12, $8 students, faculty and staff. (504) 865-2686. www.Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorcmfa.loyno.edu/theatreText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color.
  • “WHEN YA SMILIN’ ”: 8 p.m. March 13, 14, 20, 21, 25, 27, 28; 2 p.m. March 15 and 22, Rivertown Theatres, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Rickey Graham directs his show about growing up in New Orleans in the 1950s in a Ninth Ward family. (504) 461-9475. rivertowntheaters.com.

DORIAN RUSH: 8 P.M. MARCH 13-14, MID-CITY THEATRE, 3540 TOULOUSE ST., NEW ORLEANS. RUSH BRINGS HER STRING OF CABARET SHOPS DEDICATED TO WOMEN IN MUSIC. (504) 488-1460. MIDCIDTYTHEATRE.COM.

  • CHRISTIAN CHAMPAGNE AND PHILIP MELANCON: 8 p.m. March 16, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. This duo combine forces for a musical and comedic look at the Crescent City. (504) 488-1460. midcidtytheatre.com.
  • “LET’S GET AWAY FROM IT ALL”: 8 p.m. March 20, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Amy Alvarez and Jefferson Turner’s award-winning cabaret show. (504) 488-1460. midcidtytheatre.com.
  • “6X6”: 7:30 p.m. March 25, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Six staged readings of six new 10-minute plays. $10 at the door only. (504) 488-1460. midcidtytheatre.com.
  • BREMNER DUTHIE: 8 p.m. March 26-28, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. International cabaret star and local Duthie wraps Cabaret month. (504) 488-1460. midcidtytheatre.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.

AUDITIONS

  • JPAS YOUTH MUSICAL THEATRE INTENSIVE: Registration begins Monday, March 2. Program aimed at children grades 3-7 and 8-12, producing four musicals, including “Hairspray Jr.,” “The Wizard of Oz,” “Disney’s Peter Pan Jr.” and “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.” Space limited, registration packets online. (504) 885-2000 x 211. www.jpas.org.
  • “DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS”: 6 p.m. March 8, Encore Studio, 1999 Hickory Ave., Harahan. Rivertown Theaters will hold dance auditions first, with a vocal audition to follow. No appointment necessary. Singers will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Singers should perform 16 to 32 bars with music in the proper key. An accompanist will be provided. (504) 461-9475. rivertowntheaters.com.
  • “THE ODD COUPLE”: 7 p.m. March 9-10, Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. The classic Neil Simon production gets an update with females characters. playmakersinc.com.
  • MARIGNY OPERA HOUSE DANCE COMPANY: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 18, Marigny Opera House, 725 St. Ferdinand St., New Orleans. The company will be filling positions for one female and two male dancers accomplished in modern, ballet, contemporary and partnering. Rehearsals and performances are paid. Callbacks will follow directly, from 2 p.m. Dancers must arrive no later than 9:45 a.m. with headshot and resumé. marignyoperahouse.org.