The weekly calendar for theatre and dance in New Orleans. Dance Week, musicals, Shakespeare, and more!
New Orleans Dance Week The New Orleans Dance Network is hosting the 5th annual New Orleans Dance Week with exciting new events and activities for all ages leading up to National Dance Day. Sept 9-21. Price varies based on event.
Love Letters of World War II an original musical set and dance piece performed with live musicians at the Marigny Opera House. Based on an epic love story that persisted during a tumultuous time that shaped the world. presented by Melange Dance Company. Sept 20-22. $20-$30
SILENCE: The Musical the unauthorized parody of the Academy Award-winning THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS. A hysterical musical presented by Storyville Collective at the Allways Lounge and the New Orleans Art Center. Running Sept 6-28. $15-$22
Measure for Measure The NOLA Project and the New Orleans Museum of Art are proud to partner with PlayOn Shakespeare to present Aditi Kapil's modern-verse translation of Shakespeare's Measure for Measure. At NOMA running sept 10-29. $15-$38
August: Osage County When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoman family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. Presented by Southern Rep Sept 11- Oct 6. $25-$50
National Dance Day Celebration Block party and secondline presented by New Orleans Dance Network. This grassroots campaign encourages Americans to embrace dance as a fun and positive way to maintain good health and fight obesity. Location TBD. FREE
You Don't Know The Half Of It Returns! New Orleans' only half-scripted, half-improvised show. Featuring work by four New Orleanian playwrights, 4 actors who know the script and 8 actors who don't! At Le Petit Theatre Sept 22. $25
For the full monthly calendar: www.TheNewOrleansBoxOffice.com