This week you can see holiday classics for the whole fam, adult-only spins on said holiday classics, awe-inspiring aerial arts, new plays, plays that haven’t been written yet, drag/burlesque, and people of all ages getting down!!
It seems every theatre company wanted to do something this weekend. And we have the round-up of smaller events so you can get into the spirit every day this week.
THIS WEDNESDAY NIGHT! DEBAUCHERY at Southern Rep!
New Orleans’ only live, ongoing soap opera celebrates Christmas in its new, permanent home – Southern Rep! Enter our Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest, which will be held prior to the episode! Stay after the episode for the Debauchery Christmas party! $13 MORE INFO CLICK HERE
THIS FRIDAY NIGHT LAVENDER JUKEBOX
Presented by Last Call New Orleans the same group that brought you Alleged Lesbian Activities and Queer Histories/Queer Futures! One night only drag and cabaret fundraiser for their 2019 season. Tickets are by Donation At 12 Mile Limit
THIS SATURDAY 25 HOUR THEATRE FESTIVAL
Intramural Theater is BACK with the 2nd Annual 25-Hour Play Festival. Playwrights/directors/actors start on the evening of Dec 14, to write and direct the shows, and they will be preformed the evening of Dec 15th!! 8:30pm and 10:30pm Dec 15th At the Fortress of Lushington $10
THIS SATURDAY AND SUNDAY ONLY NUTCRACKER CABARET
students and teachers of Fly Circus Space whip up a magical, circus interpretation of The Nutcracker Cabaret! Mysterious sorcerers, sugar rum cherry fairies, snow queens and more will fly through the air to delight your senses. We’ve created some whimsical wintertime wonder and can’t wait to share it with you! Saturday, Dec. 15th at 8pm Sunday, Dec. 16th at 7pm $12 at Fly Circus Space
THIS SATURDAY at 1PM DANCING GROUNDS ANNUAL WINTER SHOWCASE
Celebrate the end of 2018 with your #DGFamily! This annual, all ages event includes adult and youth student performances, food & drink, and a charitable raffle to raise money for our youth programs. We hope you can join us in the festivities.
Saturday, December 15th 1pm at Cafe Istanbul, 2372 St Claude Ave NOLA 70117 $10-20 Suggested Donation
THIS SUNDAY AT 7PM R RATED CHRISTMAS CAROL
Writer A.J. Allegra puts an irreverent spin on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. In this comedic retelling, Ebenezer Scrooge – miser, bigot, misogynist, and overall terrible human being – learns the true meaning of Christian charity and, most importantly, what a tremendous asshole everyone really thinks he is.
Sunday, December 16, 7PM The Deutsches Haus Tickets by Donation