The Week In Arts for Jan. 13

A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, JAN. 13

  • CHEATERS: 2 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Production of the comedic play by the Riveters Theatre Troupe. $15, general admission; $10, students. (337) 291-1122 or http://citedesarts.org.
  • THE CLASS OF ’70 SOMETHING: 2 p.m., Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts, 325 Minor St., Kenner. The original hit musical. $30-$35. http://www.rivertowntheaters.com or (504) 461-9475.
  • JERSEY BOYS: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts, New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com or (800) 745-3000.
  • VENUS IN FUR: 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., The Freeport-McMoRan Theater at The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Performance by Southern Rep. (504) 522-6545 or http://www.SouthernRep.com.
  • CONTRA AND SQUARE DANCE: 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m., NuNus, 1510 Cortableau Road, Arnaudville. Water, soft drinks and gumbo available for sale. Beginners welcome. $5. (337) 349-1622.
  • AVENUE Q: 3 p.m., Jefferson Performing Arts Center, 400 Phlox St., Metairie. A laugh-out-loud musical that tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. No one under 17 admitted without parent. Adults, $30; military, $27; seniors (65+), $27; students, $20. (504) 885-2000.
  • SOUL’D OUT SUNDAYS HOT TICKET SHOW SERIES: 7 p.m., Gallery Bohemia, 3774 Government St. With spoken word artist Leslie D! $7, general admission; $5, open mic performers.
  • RUNNIN’ DOWN THE MOUNTAIN: 8 p.m., Dryades Theater, 1232 O.C. Haley Blvd., New Orleans. “Runnin’ Down the Mountain” is the story of Everett and Margaret Riddle, a brother and sister, grown and living alone on their family’s orchard in the Great Smoky Mountains. This innovative new performance mixes original and traditional music, live looping (a repeating music segment) and soundscapes with NEW NOISE’s own brand of visual storytelling. $15, general admission, $12, artist/student/senior. http://www.newnoise.org.
  • CANDOR AND BEL CANTO: 3 p.m., DeBose Recital Hall, Southern University. With Stephanie McGuiire, mezzo-soprano and Noby Ishida, pianist. Featuring spirituals, African-American art songs, texts of Langston Hughes, opera and oratorio highlights and more. Free. Donations accepted. (225) 288-1421.

MONDAY, JAN. 14

  • 3X3: THE ONE ACTS: 7:30 p.m., Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Part of Southern Rep’s New Play Program. $10. http://www.southernrep.com.

TUESDAY, JAN. 15

  • EW PLAY FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Performance of three plays created by MFA candidates from the LSU Theatre Department and Swine Palace. Plays are: Voices in My Head by Anthony McMurry, Face with Faces by Don Watkins, Trash the Dress by Kristina Sutton.
  • 3X3: THE ONE ACTS: 7:30 p.m., Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. Part of Southern Rep’s New Play Program. $10. http://www.southernrep.com.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 16

  • EW PLAY FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Performance of three plays created by MFA candidates from the LSU Theatre Department and Swine Palace. Plays are: A Single Revolution of the Sun by Greg Leute, Gallows Man by Jason Bayle, Behind the Vote by Jenny Ballard.
  • VENUS IN FUR: 7:30 p.m., The Freeport-McMoRan Theater at The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Performance by Southern Rep. (504) 522-6545 or http://www.SouthernRep.com.

THURSDAY, JAN. 17

  • AUDITIONS FOR NEXT TO NORMAL: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., rehearsal hall, Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Production runs May 18-June 9. (504) 523-9857.
  • MUSEUM AFTER DARK: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. King cake cooking demonstration and lecture on the history of the cake. http://www.lsu.edu/lsumoa or (225) 389-7200.
  • PARTY WITH A SONG IN YOUR HEART: 6 p.m., Sliman Theater, 129 E. Main St. and Bayou Teche Museum, 131 E. Main St., New Iberia. Food, live and silent auctions, raffle. Art exhibit, art demonstrations and unveiling of new exhibits. (337) 606-5977 or http://www.bayoutechemuseum.org.
  • THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE: 7 p.m., Hahnville High School Auditorium, 200 Tiger Drive, Boutte. Presented by the school’s Theatre and Music Department. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. http://milliehhs.eventbrite.com.
  • BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA WITH ALLISON SANDERS: 7:30 p.m., River Center Theatre. Join Maestro Muffitt in his Concert Conversations one hour prior to each Investar Bank Masterworks concert at 6:30 p.m. $25-$55. http://www.brso.org or (225) 383-0500, ext. 100.
  • EW PLAY FESTIVAL: 7:30 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive, LSU. Performance of plays created by MFA candidates from the LSU Theatre Department and Swine Palace. Plays are: Curry Bowl by Jessica Jain, Turkey Boys by Nic Hamel.
  • WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Pay-what-you-can performance. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.
  • CHEATERS: 7:30 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Production of the comedic play by the Riveters Theatre Troupe. $15, general admission; $10, students. (337) 291-1122 or http://citedesarts.org.
  • VENUS IN FUR: 7:30 p.m., The Freeport-McMoRan Theater at The Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. Performance by Southern Rep. (504) 522-6545 or http://www.SouthernRep.com.

FRIDAY, JAN. 18

  • THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE: 7 p.m., Hahnville High School Auditorium, 200 Tiger Drive, Boutte. Presented by the school’s Theatre and Music Department. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. http://milliehhs.eventbrite.com
  • WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Opening night. $24. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

SATURDAY, JAN. 19

  • WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. $24. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

News Features staff