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.

THURDAY-SATURDAY

  • “DYING CITY”: 7:30 p.m., The Shadowbox Theatre, 2400 St. Claude Ave. By Christopher Shinn. $15, Thursday; $20, Friday and Saturday. Call (504) 298-8696.
  • “PETER PAN” MUSICAL: 7:30 p.m., St. Pius X Catholic Church, 6666 Spanish Fort Blvd. Call (504) 282-3332. stpiusxnola.org.
  • “THE KING AND I”: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday, Playmakers Theater, 1916 Playmakers Road, Covington. $28, adults; $15, students. Call (985) 893-1671.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

  • 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 plays. $15, general admission; $12, students/seniors. Call (504) 865-5106.

THURSDAY-SUNDAY AND WEDNESDAY

  • UNDER THE BOARDWALK MUSICAL REVUE: 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Le Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peter St. $30-$50. Call (504) 522-2081.

FRIDAY

  • FRIDAY LATE NIGHT: 12 a.m. to 2 a.m., Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse at the Royal Sonesta Hotel, 300 Bourbon St. Burlesque Ballroom with Trixie Minx and Romy Kay.
  • BUSTOUT BURLESQUE FEATURING ELLE DORADO, ATHENA AND MORE: 8 p.m., House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur St. An authentic 1950s-style burlesque show, recreating the glamorous nightclub entertainment found on Bourbon Street decades ago. $31. hob.com.
  • GG’S 504 COMEDY TOUR: 8 p.m., Castle Theatre, 501 Williams Blvd., Kenner. Stand-up comedy show hosted by comedian Gina Gomez, featuring 5 comics including headliner Matt Owens. $15. castle501.com. Call (504) 287-4707
  • 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.
  • 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 AND SATURDAY

  • BEHIND MY ENEMY’S EYES: 8 p.m., Friday; 7 p.m. Saturday, La Nuit Comedy Theater, 5039 Freret St. A stage play that gives a glimpse behind the eyes of soldiers: their thoughts, fears and hopes. nolacomedy.com.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • “MAIN STREET KIDS CLUB”: 7:30 p.m., Gallier Hall, 545 St. Charles Ave. A musical inspired by the book series by Stuart Murphy. $15. Call (504) 598-3800. crescentcitylights.org.
  • “CANDY LAND” THE MUSICAL : 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday, Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave. $20, adults; $18, students and seniors. Call (504) 862-7529.

SATURDAY

  • “HANSEL AND GRETEL”: 11 a.m., 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.
  • LYRICS, BEATS AND MASTERPIECES PRESENTS “SHAKE WHAT YOUR MOTHERLAND GAVE YOU”: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Spotlight performances from young African leaders in President Obama’s Washington Fellowship Program at Tulane University. Call (504) 569-9070.
  • COMEDY SPORTZ: 8 p.m., La Nuit Comedy Theater, 5039 Freret St. Improvisation. nolacomedy.com.

SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

  • “JUMP, JIVE & WAIL” THE MUSIC OF LOUIS PRIMA: 6 p.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St. A cast of 10 brings to life legendary songs, musicians, vocals and dance. Call (504) 528-1943. stagedoorcanteen.org.

SUNDAY

  • LHA THIRD SUNDAY SALON: 8 p.m., The Shadowbox, 2400 St. Claude Ave. World-famous lithographer and daguerreotype artist M. Jules Lion will speak about race and culture in New Orleans and the position of prosperous Gens de Couleurs Libres (free people of color.) Then, President Andrew Jackson, phero of the Battle of New Orleans, will reminisce about that fateful battle of the war of 1812. $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.

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.