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Photo by Benjamin Carver -- Sarah Healy is a fairy in the play.

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.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

  • DISNEY’S “PETER PAN JR.”: 10 a.m., Covington High School, 73030 Lions Drive, Covington. Performance by the Covington Louisiana Actors Playhouse System (CLAPS). $5, students; $8, adults.
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  • NOLA URBAN THEATRE FESTIVAL: University of New Orleans Lindy C. Boggs International Conference Center, 2045 Lakeshore Drive. Plays, workshops, spoken word competitions and vendors. Call (504) 280-6000.

UNDER THE BOARDWALK: THROUGH JULY 26. TIMES VARY. LE PETIT THEATRE, 616 ST. PETER ST., NEW ORLEANS. MUSICAL REVUE. TICKETS ARE $30-$50. GO TO WWW.LEPETITTHEATRE.COM OR CALL THE BOX OFFICE AT (504) 522-2081. PLAY SUBS FOR CANCELED “JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT”; TICKETS FOR THAT PLAY ACCEPTED.

THURSDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY

“FOUR POSTER”: 12:30 P.M., THE ALLWAYS THEATRE, 1030 MARIGNY ST. A MARRIED COUPLE EXPERIENCES 35 YEARS TOGETHER. CONTINUES THROUGH JUNE 26. $18. CALL (504) 758-5590.

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 BALLROOM, CABARET, BURLESQUE & VARIETY: 11:50, 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.

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.

“CAN’T WAIT ’TIL SUNDAY”: 5 P.M., UNIVERSITY OF NEW ORLEANS LINDY C. BOGGS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTER, 2045 LAKESHORE DRIVE. A POOR FAMILY’S FAITH IS TESTED IN THIS GOSPEL MUSIC SET IN THE 1970S. $15. CALL (504) 280-6000.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

  • “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. Continues through June 21. Tickets start at $20. Call (985) 640-0333.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • “THE RAT PACK NOW” TRIBUTE SHOW: 6 p.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. Back by popular demand, this world-class tribute show recaptures 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.

SATURDAY

  • DR. SKETCHY’S BURLESQUE LIFE DRAWING: 6 p.m., AllWays Lounge, 2240 St. Claude Ave. Ringmistress Kali von Wunderkammer leads the burlesque show, featuring roller derby girls, drag queens and fetish models. Call (504) 758-5590.
  • STUPID TIME MACHINE: 9 p.m., The New Movement, 1919 Burgundy St. Sketch comedy. $8.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

  • “THE BFG (BIG FRIENDLY GIANT)”: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Slidell Little Theater, 2024 Nellie Dr., Slidell. Performance of the play based on the book by Roald Dahl. Call (985) 641-0324.
  • “A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM”: 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 1:30 p.m. Sunday, New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University, Lupin Theater. $15, students; $20, seniors; $25, general admission. Call (504) 865-5106.

SUNDAY

  • LHA THIRD SUNDAY SALON: 8 p.m., The Shadowbox, 2400 St. Claude Ave. 19th century restaurateur Elizabeth Begue will be bringing her cooking knowledge at this wonderful salon. Watch (and taste!) as she shares her experiences and techniques running Begue’s around the turn of the 20th century. $10. Call (504) 598-4574. theshadowboxtheatre.com.

THE CHURCH OF BURLESQUE PRESENTS SUNDAY SCHOOL WITH REV. SPOOKY LESTRANGE AND HER BILLION DOLLAR BABY DOLLS: 9 P.M. TO 11 P.M., THE BEATNIK, 1638 CLIO ST. A WEEKLY BURLESQUE FREE FOR ALL BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE REVEREND SPOOKY LE STRANGE. FREE.

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.

MONDAY AND TUESDAY

  • 3X3 THE ONE ACTS: 7:30 p.m, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St. Produced by Southern Rep. $10, cash. Call (504) 488-1460.

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY

  • “ALADDIN”: 10 a.m. Tuesday; 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, 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.
  • 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.
  • LUNA SERIES PART ONE: 7:30 p.m., New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane University, Lupin Theater. An evening of live music, visual artistry and Shakespeare’s words. This event is pay-what-you-will at the door, but seating is limited. Seats can be reserved online for $3.00. Call (504) 865-5106. tulane.edu/liberal-arts/theatre-dance/box-office.cfm.
  • “TIGER TALES! A FOOTBALL JOURNEY”: 8 p.m., Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St. New Orleans native, Ed Champagne, member of the Allstate BCS Sugarbowl Hall of Fame, tells the story of one family’s travels from Louisiana to California following that football dream. $15. Call (504) 488-1460.