• 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.
  • DOGFIGHT: 8 p.m., Thursday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday. Drama Hall of Isaac Delgado Hall, Delgado City Park Campus, 614 City Park Ave., New Orleans. The story of a young marine on the eve of his deployment to fight in Vietnam. $12 and up. (504) 671-6360. www.dcc.edu.
  • MUSICAL OF THE LIVING DEAD: 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Oct. 23-26 and Oct. 30-Nov. 2; Oct. 25 at 11 p.m. The Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Splatter zone seats cost extra. (504) 298-8676. www.theshadowboxtheatre.com.
  • SHINER: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday The AllwaysTheatre, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Two Los Angeles teens have two simple goals: snag tickets to Nirvana’s concert and die happy, their way. Things change when lead singer Kurt Cobain takes his own life, turning their world upside down. $12 and up. (504) 302-9117. nolaproject.com.
  • OXBLOOD: 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday through Oct. 26, Grow Dat Youth Farm, 150 Zachary Taylor Drive, New Orleans. Innovative New Orleans theater ensemble New Noise presents a panoramic new outdoor performance about land, labor and home in the contemporary South. $15. (504) 377-8395. www.newnoise.org.
  • 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.
  • TREK-A-GO-GO: 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Oct. 26. Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Episode titles and characters of “Star Trek: The Original Series” are drawn randomly, as are the names of the cast members, guaranteeing every performance will be something different. $15. (504) 488-1460. www.midcitytheatre.com. Runs through Oct. 26.
  • FANCY NANCY, THE MUSICAL: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, through Oct. 26. Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Based on the popular children’s book series about Nancy and her friends. (504) 461-9475. www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • WAITING AROUND, THE RESTAURANT MUSICAL: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 2. Teatro Wego!, 177 Sala Ave., Westwego. The musical comedy about working in the service industry. Originally presented as “The Black and White Blues” in 2002. (504) 885-2000. www.jpas.org.
  • 3X3 THE ONE ACTS: 7:30 p.m., Monday and Tuesday. Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Three local writers present one acts on a surprise theme. Produced by Southern Rep. $10. (504) 488-1460. www.midcitytheatre.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.