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Preview: Check Out October Shows Coming Up In New Orleans

From the Crescent City to the Northshore, here's what's onstage now

Currently Running Productions

The devastatingly funny one-act Fully Committed runs through Oct. 1 at UNO.

One of the greatest musicals of all time, Gypsy, is playing at 30 by Ninety now through Oct. 2.

Bawdy and Bodacious musical hit, Sweet Potato Queens runs now through Oct. 2 at JPAS.

Opening This Weekend

The Barber of Seville opens Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts.

Two people find what they least expected - a second chance at love with Southern Comforts at Playmakers in Covington, Oct. 1-16.

One of Hollywood's most beloved romances, Pretty Woman, struts into Saenger Theatre Oct. 4-9.

Coming Soon

We learn how to make a monster at Cutting Edge Theater with Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Oct. 7-15.

Lin-Manuel Miranda helmed favorite, In the Heights, opens at JPAS, running through Oct. 7-16.

Slidell Little Theatre revisits a classic with One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Oct. 7-23.

Tickets on Sale

Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas, running Dec. 13-20 at Saenger Theatre.

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IRVING BERLINS HOLIDAY INN Comes To Jefferson Performing Arts Center Next Month Photo
Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents the musical Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn for a two-week run. Performances run December 2-11.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld New Orleans Awards; THE QUARTERS MUSICAL Leads  Photo
The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld New Orleans Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

STRANGER THINGS Star Joseph Quinn Added To FAN EXPO New Orleans Lineup, January 6-8 Photo
British actor Joseph Quinn, who portrayed 'Eddie Munson' in the most recent season of the hit Netflix series 'Stranger Things,' will make his first U.S. convention appearance at FAN EXPO New Orleans, January 6-8, 2023, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

Sam Raimi, Matthew Lewis, Katee Sackhoff Highlight First Guests At FAN EXPO New Orleans Ja Photo
Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi (Spider-Man, The Evil Dead franchise), Matthew Lewis ('Neville Longbottom' in Harry Potter franchise), Katee Sackhoff ('The Mandalorian,' 'Battlestar Galactica'), Anson Mount ('Star Trek: Discovery,' 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds) and the stars of 'Trailer Park Boys' Mike Smith, John Paul Tremblay and Robb Wells are the first wave of celebrity guests scheduled to attend FAN EXPO New Orleans, January 6-8, 2023 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.


From This Author - Tara Bennett

Tara Bennett is a Jill-of-All-Trades who currently serves as the Media Coordinator for the Hammond Regional Arts Center in Hammond, LA, and served as the Arts & Entertainment editor of DIG... (read more about this author)


THE WAY WE SAY GOODBYE at Reimers Memorial AuditoriumTHE WAY WE SAY GOODBYE at Reimers Memorial Auditorium
November 2, 2022

A premiere production of The Way We Say Goodbye by Donna Gay Anderson with Alumni and student cast to celebrate the inaugural year of Southeastern Theatre’s new B.A. degree.

Interview: Khalifa White of THE LION KING at Saenger TheatreInterview: Khalifa White of THE LION KING at Saenger Theatre
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The North American tour of Disney’s THE LION KING, celebrating an epic anniversary, hits the Saenger Theatre starting this week.

Interview: Olivia Valli of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at Saenger TheatreInterview: Olivia Valli of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL at Saenger Theatre
October 3, 2022

The national tour of PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL lands at the Saenger Theatre, running October 4 through October 9. The beloved ’90s rom-com directed by Garry Marshall comes to the stage with some updates, musical twists and a lot of love.

Rivertown Theaters Presents “Raise Your Voice 5” A Musical RevueRivertown Theaters Presents “Raise Your Voice 5” A Musical Revue
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Rising young performers of the New Orleans theater community are back for the 5th year, to share their talents in “Raise Your Voice 5”, a benefit musical revue to raise money for Covenant House New Orleans.

Preview: Check Out October Shows Coming Up In New OrleansPreview: Check Out October Shows Coming Up In New Orleans
September 30, 2022

From the Crescent City to the Northshore, here's what's onstage now