VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE: 8 p.m., Thursdays-Saturdays through Sept. 20, Le Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peter St., New Orleans. In Christopher Durang’s Tony Award-winning comedy, middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home where they bicker and complain about their lives. (504) 522-2081.
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST: 8 P.M. THURSDAYS-SATURDAYS, 2 P.M. SUNDAYS THROUGH SEPT. 21. NIMS THEATER AT NOCCA, 2800 CHARTRES ST. THE NOLA PROJECT STAGES DALE WASSERMAN’S ADAPTATION OF KEN KESEY’S NOVEL ABOUT MEN IN A MENTAL HOSPITAL. WWW.NOLAPROJECT.COM.
A LIE OF THE MIND: 7:30 P.M., THURSDAYS-SATURDAYS THROUGH OCT. 4. MID CITY THEATRE, 3540 TOULOUSE ST., NEW ORLEANS. SET IN THE GRITTY AMERICAN WEST, THE STORY ALTERNATES BETWEEN TWO FAMILIES AFTER A SEVERE INCIDENT OF SPOUSAL ABUSE. $15 TO $20. (504) 488-1460 OR MIDCITYTHEATRE.COM.
BLUEBERRY HILL: 7 P.M., THROUGH SEPT. 28, TEATRO WEGO! DINNER THEATRE, 177 SALA AVE., WESTWEGO. MUSICAL DRAMA. ADULTS $31.50, SENIORS/MILITARY $28.50, STUDENTS $21.50, CHILDREN $16.50. (504) 885-2000.
TWO TRAINS RUNNING: 8 P.M., ANTHONY BEAN COMMUNITY THEATER, 1333 S. CARROLLTON AVE., NEW ORLEANS. THE STORY OF ORDINARY PEOPLE WHO FIND COMMUNITY AND HOPE IN A PITTSBURGH DINER AMID THE TURBULENT POLITICAL UPHEAVAL AND SOCIAL CHANGE OF THE 1960S. ANTHONYBEANTHEATER.COM.
THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL: 8 p.m., through Sept. 21, Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. Horton Foote’s tale of an aging widow living with her son and daughter-in-law in a tiny Houston flat. $15; $10 students. playmakersinc.com.
SHREK THE MUSICAL: 8 p.m., through Sept. 28, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. Based on the film “Shrek.” $38.50 adults, $36.50 seniors, $33.50 students and military. rivertowntheaters.com.
FRIDAY NIGHT LAUGHS: 10 p.m. to midnight, La Nuit Comedy Theater, 5039 Freret St., New Orleans. A stand-up comedy open mic event. Free.
CLUE, A BURLESQUE MYSTERY: 10 p.m., Allways Lounge, 2240 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans. A mystery show in the burlesque style. Produced by GoGo McGregor and Dr. Sick. $15. (504) 758-5590.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 13
DR. SEUSS DOUBLE FEATURE: 11 A.M., THE JEFFERSON PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, 400 PHLOX AVE., METAIRIE. PORTA-PUPPET PLAYERS WILL BE PRESENTING A SPECIAL LIVE STORYTELLING WITH PUPPETS. ADULTS $19.50, SENIOR/STUDENT/MILITARY $16.50 AND CHILDREN $13.50. (504) 885-2000.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 17
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. Noted for their harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews Sisters’ optimistic songs and exuberance made them the ideal morale boosters during WWII. $40. (504) 528-1943. stagedoorcanteen.org.
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