On stage in New Orleans, July 23-29, 2015 _lowres

Photo by John Barrois. Matt Reed, center, takes on the role of Captain Hook in the Rivertown Theater for the Performing Arts production of Peter Pan. Hook and the Neverland pirates will be chasing Peter, the kids and the crocodile at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at 325 Minor St., Kenner. $37; $35 seniors; $32 students and active military. (504) 461-9475. rivertowntheaters.com.

  • “PETER PAN”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. The Broadway classic about the boy who never grew up flies onto the stage in this musical production. $37; $35 seniors; $32 students and active military. (504) 461-9475. rivertowntheaters.com.
  • “LITTLE MERMAID JR.”: 7:30 p.m., Thursday to Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday, St. Pius X Theatre, 6600 Spanish Fort Blvd., New Orleans. Kenneth Beck directs the St. Pius X Players. $10. piusplayers@spxno.org. (504) 909-6202.
  • “PTERODACTYLS”: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays to Saturdays, through Aug. 8, Old Marquer Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Promethean Theatre Company presents a black comedy about family, decay, denial, communication, disease and dinosaurs. $15. (919) 610-9998. www.oldmarquer.com.
  • “9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL”: 8 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. With music by Dolly Parton, this production follows three female employees of a 1970s office conglomerate and leads to ultimate revenge. $25, $15 students. (985) 892-9767. www.playmakersinc.com.
  • “THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Saturday; Lupin Theater, Dixon Hall Annex, Tulane University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. New Orleans Shakespeare Festival presents Oscar Wilde’s immortal satire about deception, love and social decorum. $25, $20 seniors, $15 students. (504) 865-5106. www.neworleanshakespeare.org.
  • JASON DOTTLEY — “LIFE ON THE GAY LIST”: 10 p.m. Friday, The AllWays Lounge & Theatre, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Dottley, of “Sordid Lives” TV show fame, brings his one-man show to New Orleans. $15. (504) 218-5778. www.theallwayslounge.net.
  • “PETER PAN JR.”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday; Christ Episcopal School Theatre, 80 Christwood Blvd., Covington. Jefferson Performing Arts Society’s Youth Musical Theatre Intensive presents Disney’s classic tale of Peter and company, performed by grades 3-8. $18 adults, $15 seniors, students, military; $12 age 12 and under. (504) 885-2000. www.jpas.org.
  • “THE GLOVE”: 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturday, 3 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 2; Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., New Orleans. Anthony Bean Theater and New Orleans Recreation Development Commission Summer Camp participants present a world premier by Bean. The story is about a young man named Michael, devastated by the death of Michael Jackson, desperately seeks his glove, which he believes was the source of Jackson’s talent. $15. (504) 862-7529. www.anthonybeantheater.com.
  • “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, Sundays, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St. $3 and up. (504) 528-1943. stagedoorcanteen.org.
  • “BUFFY THE MUSICAL”: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday; Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” takes to the stage with song. (504) 488-1460. www.midcitytheatre.com.
  • COMEDY FUTZ: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Castle Theatre, 501 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Comedians Jodi Borrello, Becky Allen and Allison Hotard take the stage to bring funny moments to the audience. $20. Discounts available. (504) 287-4707. www.castle501.com.
  • AMATEUR OPEN MIC NIGHTS: 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, La Nuit Comedy Theatre, 5039 Freret St., New Orleans. ComedySportz-competitive, clean, all-ages improvisation. $12 adults, $8 kids under 18. (504) 390-4958. www.nolacomedy.com.
  • “THE LITTLE MERMAID JR.”: 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, Cook Fine Arts Center, Dillard University, 2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans. Dillard Theatre Arts Camp partners with New Orleans Recreation Department Commission and Little Village Youth Ensemble to present the story of a young mermaid named Ariel who longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. This production places an Afrocentric twist on the costuming, makeup and props/set design. The cast consists of 100 youth from the New Orleans area ages 3-14. $15, $10 children and seniors. (504) 816-4450. www.dillard.edu.
  • NORDC/NOBA CENTER FOR DANCE CONCERT: 7 p.m. Saturday, Lupin Hall, New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. Showcase featuring local students from a three-week program lead by Dance Theatre of Harlem. $10. (504) 522-0996. www.nobadance.com.
  • CALVIANA’S FEARLESS FUNDRAISER: 2 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1724 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Talent showcase, arts and crafts items and performance. $10 suggested donation. (504) 569-9070. www.ashecac.org.
  • URBAN BUSH WOMEN PRESENT “HOW WE GOT TO THE FUNK”: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Part of its annual Summer Institute at Tulane University, UBW takes it to the community. (504) 569-9070. www.ashecac.org.
  • “TREK-A-GO-GO”: Part 1 — 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Part 2 — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. “Star Trek” fans join in a live reading of a double-episode version from “The Next Generation” — Unification Parts 1 and 2. $15. (504) 488-1460. www.midcitytheatre.com.
  • 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.
  • “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.
  • “HELLO, DOLLY!”: 8 p.m. July 30 to Aug. 1, 2 p.m. Aug. 2.; Dixon Hall Performing Art Center, Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. $30 and up. (504) 865-5269. www.summerlyric.tulane.edu.
  • “THE BOOK OF LIZ”: 7:30 p.m., opening Thursday, July 30, Thursdays to Saturdays, through Aug. 15, The Theatre at St. Claude, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. Broken Habit Productions, in association with 2 Duxx, present the local premiere of the show that is a world that could only spring from the mind of David and Amy Sedaris. “The Book of Liz” is a tale of faith tested, love renewed and the mysteries of breakfast burritos. $20. (504) 638-6326. www.brokenhabitproductions.com.
  • “PETER PAN JR.”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 31 and Aug. 1, 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2; Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. The production of the Disney classic film will be performed by the Summer Theatre Camp, complete with flying and the memorable songs like “You Can Fly.” $15. (504) 461-9475. www.rivertowntheaters.com.
  • “KINGDOM OF EARTH”: 8 p.m., Fridays through Sundays, July 31 to Aug. 16; Metropolitan Community Church of New Orleans, 6200 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans presents this dark, comic thriller about two half-brothers and one’s wife trapped in a Mississippi Delta farmhouse on the eve of a flood. $25, $20 students, seniors. VIP packages for opening night. (504) 264-2580. twtheatrenola.com.