THURSDAY, OCT. 2

  • BROOMSTICK: 3 p.m., 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 about her life, love affairs and cursed reputation. (504) 522-6545.
  • A LIE OF THE MIND: 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A story of anguish family members inflict upon one another, pulling back the curtain on identity/gender and delving into the male and female facets that coexist in both sexes. $15-$20. (504) 488-1460.

A NOLA LOVE STORY: 11:30 P.M., SEED, 1330 PRYTANIA ST., NEW ORLEANS. A LOVE STORY IN FIVE COURSES. $38 OR $60, COUPLE.

FRIDAY, OCT. 3

  • BASIC CINEMATOGRAPHY: 4 p.m., NOCCA, 2800 Chartres St., New Orleans. www.nocca.com.
  • MYSTERIOUS WISTERIAS: 6 p.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. An evening of music and murder. $30-$60. (504) 528-1943 or www.stagedoorcanteen.org.
  • BLUEBERRY HILL: 7:30 p.m., Christ Episcopal School, 80 Christwood Blvd., Covington. The production features New Orleans songs made famous by Fats Domino, Irma Thomas, Ernie K-Doe and others.

COMIC RECESS CREW COMEDY SHOW: 8 P.M. TO 10 P.M., CASTLE THEATRE, 501 WILLIAMS BLVD., KENNER. COMIC RECESS CREW. $10. WWW.CASTLE501.COM.

FRIDAY NIGHT LAUGHS: 10 P.M. TO MIDNIGHT, LA NUIT COMEDY THEATER, 5039 FRERET ST., NEW ORLEANS. FREE.

SATURDAY, OCT. 4

  • A THONG OF ICE & FIRE: 11 p.m., The Shadowbox, 2400 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. $12-$15. www.thesocietyofsin.com.

TUESDAY, OCT. 7

  • CHICAGO - THE MUSICAL: 7:30 p.m., Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. $25-up. (800) 982-2787 or www.saengernola.com. Through Oct. 12.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 8

  • THE VICTORY BELLES PRESENT AMERICA’S WARTIME SWEETHEARTS: 11:45 a.m., The Stage Door Canteen at The National WWII Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters. $40. (504) 528-1943 or www.stagedoorcanteen.org.

THURSDAY, OCT. 9

  • CURTAIN UP! LIGHT THE LIGHTS!: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., New Orleans Public Library, 219 Loyola Ave., New Orleans. Concert/lecture will cover the Golden Age of the Broadway musical, 1943-1960. Free.
  • CHICAGO - THE MUSICAL: 7:30 p.m., Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans. $25-up. (800) 982-2787 or www.saengernola.com. Through Oct. 12.