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This Week In NOLA Theatre


SPOTLIGHT NEW ORLEANS The monthly late-night talk show featuring the talent and culture of New Orleans. We're trying to make the world a better place one laugh at a time! Jan 9th. 8PM. at Cafe Istanbul. $10

THE WOLVES at Southern Rep. Sarah DeLappe’s Pulitzer Prize finalist debut play about a team of nine young women gearing up for battle on the soccer field. a precisely drawn portrait of adolescent fear, fury, and ferociousness. Jan 9-Feb 3. Southern Rep. $25-$40 OPENING WEEKEND

Boots & Bras & Bits I Can't Get Rid Of But Want To​ Performance artist Nicole Gruter shares her ongoing performance, video and written work surrounding "stuff," diving deep into its challenges and inspirations. Expose yourself to the rollercoaster of emotion only well-loved bras and boots can conjure! Jan 10. At the Alquimie Store. $10 ONE NIGHT ONLY

MEDUSA This performance ventures to endow Medusa with new meaning; to reclaim her goddesshood. Shedding the burden of her victimization while honoring the pain. She is both young and old, bestial and human, beautiful and ugly, mortal and immortal. Jan 10 & 11. At the Mudlark Public Theatre. $10

A Day Late A Dollar Short an immersive and deconstructed musical set in a Storyville brothel. Written and Directed by MC Sweet Tea with Sarah Inman and the entire cast. January 11 & 12 at 7:30PM. At the New Quorum. $25

MACBETH presented by New Orleans Shakespeare remounted from the summer season for the annual 'Performance for the Schools'. In a country torn by war, Macbeth and his steadfast wife execute a ruthless plan that launches a string of murders. Jan 11 at Tulane. $25

No Dream Deferred Opening Reception at SALON The gallery exhibit will showcase the work of artist Johnathan Gibson as well as archival production material from Ethiopian Theatre, Dashiki Theatre Project, Free Southern Theatre, Junebug Productions, and Chakula cha Jua Theatre Company. Jan 12 at 6:30PM. ONE NIGHT ONLY

SINGLE BLACK FEMALE by Dr. Lisa Thompson a two-woman show with rapid-fire comic vignettes that explore the lives of thirty-something African American middle-class women in urban America as they search for love, clothes, and dignity in a world that fails to recognize them amongst a parade of stereotypical images. Running Jan 4- Feb 2. At the Historic Carver Theatre. $20-$30.

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

Full calendar for the month can be found at TheNewOrleansBoxOffice.com