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Theatre in NOLA Feb 5-10 2019

Updated: Feb 13, 2019

STOCKHOLM SYNDROME presented by the NOLA Project a new immersive musical set at the fictional Jimmy’s All-American Beefsteak Restaurant, where employees and patrons suddenly find themselves in the midst of a hostage crisis...and a love story. Running Jan 16-Feb 9. Little Gem Saloon. $10-$35 CLOSING THIS WEEK

LOOPED by Matthew Lombardo. Based on a real event, "Looped" takes place in the summer of 1965, when an inebriated Tallulah Bankhead needed eight hours to redub - or loop - one line of dialogue for her last movie, Die! Die! My Darling!! Running every Thursday Dec 6-Jan 31 at Mags 940. $15

GENTLEMEN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER an enchanting evening of music, mirth, and… murder. Monty Navarro, a charming, down-on-his luck clerk learns he is eighth in line for the title of Earl of D’ysquith, and a distant heir to the family fortune. Running Jan 17-Feb 9 at Le Petit Theatre. $15-$45 CLOSING THIS WEEK

Seeking Asylum by Mari Kornhauser. A one-act play set in the future world of 2040, based on early 20th Century Immigration polices but explores the issue of seeking asylum in today’s United States. Running Feb 7-10 at ART KLUB. $12-$18​

The Infinite Variety of Shakespeare’s Women Acclaimed actress Ellen Barry takes her audience on a memorable journey as she performs and discusses a wide range of the Bard’s female characters, from ingénues to leading ladies to character women and finally crones. Feb 8 at Southern Rep. $20​

Dashiki Project Theatre Amistad Research Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Dashiki Project Theatre with a revival of A Hand is on the Gate;” a theatrical production arranged by Roscoe Lee Brown and adapted and directed by the late Dr. Ted Gilliam. The production includes African American music and poetry. Running Feb 8 & 9 at George and Joyce Wein Jazz and Heritage Center​​. FREE

A Conversation with Lynn Nottage Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage will give a one hour speech followed by a 30-minute Q&A. This event is presented in conjunction with the the Tulane Department of Theatre and Dance's production of Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage. Feb 9 at Tulane. FREE