MUSICAL AT LOYOLA: An all-student cast will present “The World Goes ’Round,” a musical revue of the songs of Broadway’s greatest storytellers, John Kander and Fred Ebb, at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7, 8, 13, 14 and 15 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Marquette Theater at Loyola, located in the lower level of Marquette Hall on the university’s main campus, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $8 for students, seniors and Loyola faculty/staff, and are available at cmfa.loyno.edu/montage.
“The World Goes ’Round” will feature classic show tunes from such Broadway hits as “Chicago” to “Cabaret” and beyond, with a four-member live band.
Director C. Patrick Gendusa brings to the stage nonstop entertainment and a celebration of life filled with humor, romance, drama, nonstop melody and brassy, insightful lyrics. The music director is Ken Weber, from University Ministry, and the choreographer is Theatre Arts & Dance senior Kali Russell.
DILLARD HOMECOMING: The Dillard University homecoming parade will roll through Gentilly from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, followed by the DU Family Fest at Kabacoff Plaza and a basketball doubleheader featuring a women’s game at 3 p.m. and a men’s game at 5 p.m. in Dent Hall Gymnasium.
Other homecoming events include a lecture on “The Commercialization of Black Southern Food: The History of the Pulled Pork Sandwich” by Dr. Howard Conyers at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Room 112 of the Professional Schools Building, and the crowning of Mr. and Miss Dillard, Lyndon Catalan and Rav’en Duncan, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, in the atrium of the Professional Schools Building.
High school seniors who have been admitted to Dillard will have an opportunity to attend classes with current Dillard students on Friday, Nov. 14, and there will be a matinee production of “The Lion and the Jewel” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 16. For more information on homecoming activities, visit www.dillard.edu.
ONE-ACT SHOWS AT LOYOLA: The Fall Senior One-Act Festival will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 19-20, in the Lower Depths Theater in the basement of the Communications/Music Complex at the corner of Calhoun and St. Charles avenues at Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Admission is free.
LOYOLA BALLET FALL CONCERT: Classical, character and contemporary ballet will be presented during the Loyola Ballet Fall Concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in the Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall at Loyola University, 6363 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $8 for students, seniors and Loyola faculty/staff, and are available at cmfa.loyno.edu/montage.