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Performance Calendar

September
 

4-21
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
The NOLA Project opens its season with the adaptation of Ken Kesey’s novel about a mental hospital and its colorful characters. The NOLA Project, Nims Black Box Theatre, 2800 Chartres St., 302-9117, NOLAProject.com

5-20
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Christopher Durang’s comedy follows two bickering middle-aged siblings who share a home. Excitement starts when their movie star sister and boyfriend visit.  Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré, 616 St. Peter St., 522-2081, LePetitTheatre.com

5-29
Two Trains Running
August Wilson’s drama explores attitudes toward race in a black neighborhood in 1969 Pittsburgh.
Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., 862-7529, AnthonyBeanTheater.com

19
2014: A Strauss Odyssey
Soprano Susanna Phillips is featured in the concert that includes Strauss’ final work, “Four Last Songs,” and “Also sprach Zarathustra,” known from the soundtrack of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

27
Enigma Variations
The concert features Elgar’s “Enigma Variations”; John Adams’ energetic foxtrot for orchestra, “The Chairman Dances”; and Sibelius’ “Violin Concerto” with guest violinist Benjamin Beilman. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin St., 523-6530, LPOMusic.com

27-28
An Illiad
Tony winner Denis O’Hare (“American Horror Story: Coven,” “True Blood”) stars in the modern retelling of Homer’s epic poem The Illiad. Contemporary Arts Center, 528-3828, cacno.org

 

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