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March Theatre and Dance Calendar

Magnum Opus​ A new play by local playwright Andrew Farrier. Lawrence Portendorfer, a serious man who has lost his child, Amelia, and is offering her last wishes to the public in a joint children’s party/funeral/art lecture. Lawrence brings his skills as an art critic and appraiser to Amelia’s sprawling lifelong creation, which includes handmade miniatures At Southern Rep. Feb 27- March 15. $20 The Uninvited presented by Goat in the Road. An immersive historical drama set in 1874 and follows nine characters who live in, or orbit around, the Gallier House (1132 Royal St.). Feb 27- March 21 at the Gallier House in the French Quarter. $40​. $5 off with PROMO CODE: NOBO5 Fly Movement Salon​ Monthly salon for performance artists, aerialists, clowns, circus, actors, and dancers. All new works, always different. Free event with a suggested donation. At Cafe Istanbul March 3rd. FREE EVENT The Piano Lesson By August Wilson.​ Berniece Charles is planning to bestow her family’s antique piano to her daughter, but her brother Boy Willie has other ideas. He wants to sell the heirloom for cash to buy the land their family once worked as slave. Running March 6- 22 at Le Petit Theatre. $20-$65 Black People Problems The Play a dishonorably discharged military veteran and victim of racism returns home to a family bible study instead of a welcome home bash. A new play about the problems that black people continue to face today. Feb 29- March 21 at the New Orleans Jazz Market. $25​ Meatballs and Music Tom Sweitzer takes us on a journey through his turbulent, colorful, and inspiring childhood. Raised by a dying, compassionate Italian mother and a schizophrenic father, eight year old Tom runs away from home, lured by the music he hears pouring out from the church window across the street. A story of music and forgiveness. At Southern Rep March 8 & 9. $10-$15 The Making of An Immersive Play- The Uninvited a deeper look into THE UNINVITED presented by Goat in the Road. Gallier House and GITR will host a talk about the creation of this new immersive historical drama set in 1874, now playing at the Gallier House (1132 Royal St.). March 11.​ $10 Debauchery New Orleans' only live, ongoing soap opera! Join in on the family drama as sisters Chanel and Cartier flounce and fight their way through a maze of outrageous exploits. Every month, a new episode, and “yes, there will always be cocktails!” March 11. $13 Driving Miss Daisy presented by See 'Em On Stage Productions. The literary classic that follows Daisy Werthan, a rich, sharp-tongued Jewish widow of seventy-two, who must rely on the services of a chauffeur. the thoughtful, unemployed black man, Hoke. Performed by Michael Martin as Daisy and Adella Gautier as Hoke. Running March 13-30 at the Fortress of Lushington. $20-$25. $17 tickets with PROMO CODE: NOBOdaisy Shitcan Theatre's WONKA A parody of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory like you have never seen before! The Crows Nest Productions, is a professional acting troupe, who perform comedic parodies of the classics from memory improvised and inebriated. March 15 at Cafe Istanbul $12-$20

Fairykind: The Musical by Trey Ming a Co-Production with Slotted Spoon and Sisterhood Studios. Magic has been outlawed in the Everworld. It is damnable even to mention the long-extinct beings from which Magic first came - the legendary Fairykind. Running March 20 - April 4 at the Twilight Lounge (theater at the Allways Lounge) $20 Known Mass: Duet The Known Mass project, directed by Ann Glaviano, comprises a loose gathering of dancers, musicians, and visual artists in New Orleans. The project is aesthetically and ethically motivated by devised theatre and DIY punk traditions. March 22 at Beaubourg Theatre. $5 Tennessee Williams Literary Festival 34th annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theater, and the works of Tennessee Williams. March 25- 29 in various location in the French Quarter. In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel Miriam finds herself trapped in a crowded, futuristic Tokyo as her husband, Mark, works diligently in a separate hotel room on what he believes is the next breakthrough in modern art. A new take on a Tennessee Williams Classic. Running March 25- April 5 at The Lower Depths Theater. $15-$30 Spotlight Super The NOLA Project's signature fundraising event of the year, the Spotlight Supper. An evening of theatre and cuisine a "five-act" meal whist connecting with NOLA Project ensemble members through storytelling, scenes from the upcoming 2020-2021 season, and the exclusive announcement of our upcoming season. March 26 at Felicity Church. 

Two Tales From The End Of The World A Chalky White Substance and The Demolition Downtown two of Tennessee Williams' short plays brought to the stage at the Beaubourg Theatre. March 19-29. Tickets TBD

Vessels is a seven-woman harmonic meditation on the transcendental possibilities of song during the Middle Passage. Experienced within an interactive and acoustically rich sculptural environment that invokes those infamous ships, this interdisciplinary ritual performance explores singing as a survival tool and asks, “What does freedom sound like in a space of confinement?” March 26-29. $25-$35. PAY WHAT YOU CAN NIGHT- MARCH 26 Follies 1915 Remount of last year's hit from the Marigny Opera Ballet. A brother and sister are separated during a storm at sea, resurfacing at the elegant Palm Court  a haven for gigolos, foxtrots and intrigue. Running March 27-29 at th Marigny Opera House. $30-$45 SOLASTAGLIA Dance for Social Change Festival 2020. New Orleans’ teenagers use their artistic talents to advocate for positive social change in their communities and lead Dancing Grounds. March 28- 29 at the CAC. $5-$25 Rough Draughts is The NOLA Project's free monthly play reading series held on the final Monday at NOLA Brewing Company. March 30th at NOLA Brewing. FREE EVENT For the full monthly calendar: www.TheNewOrleansBoxOffice.com