The Week In Arts for Jan. 20

A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, JAN. 20

EW PLAY FESTIVAL: 2 p.m. and 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 at 2 p.m.are: Bear with Me by Chia Wen Hsu, Habitat Five: The Children’s Cruisade by Katrina Despain, Sic Semper Tyrannis by Benjamin Koucherik. Plays at 7:30 p.m. are: A Single Revolution of the Sun by Greg Leute, Gallows Man by Jason Bayle, Behind the Vote by Jenny Ballard.

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 2 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Individual, $24; groups of 10 or more, $20; students, $12. (225) 924-6496.

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.

CANDIDE : 3 p.m., Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, Communications/Music Complex, Loyola University, New Orleans. A Loyola Opera Theatre production. http://cmfa.loyno.edu.

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.

ARTICULATE PROGRAM: 4 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Speaker will be Surreal Salon juror Casey Weldon. Free.

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 and soundscapes with NEW NOISE’s own brand of visual storytelling. $15, general admission, $12, artist/student/senior. http://www.newnoise.org.

MONDAY, JAN. 21

CITIZEN KING: 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. The museum will be open and showing the documentary in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Admission is free for everyone in honor of the holiday. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com.

GODSPELL JR. AUDITIONS: 6 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Young Actors Program production. Children ages 7-18 may audition by appointment only. (225) 924-6496.

TUESDAY, JAN. 22

JERSEY BOYS: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts, New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com or (800) 745-3000.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 23

MOULIN ROUGE: 7 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. Presented by the Performing Arts Society of Acadiana. $45 and up. (800) 745-3000 or http://www.ticketmaster.com.

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.

ENVISIONING LOUISIANA: 7:30 p.m., St. Louis Cathedral, French Quarter, New Orleans. Presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra as the seventh installment of Musical Louisiana: America’s Cultural Heritage. The series examines different aspects of the state’s contributions to classical music with a concert and educational programming. http://www.hnoc.org or (504) 523-4662.

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

JERSEY BOYS: 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts, New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com or (800) 745-3000.

THURSDAY, JAN. 24

LUNCHTIME LECTURE: noon, West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Featuring Lee Smith lecturing on “History of Mulatto Bend in West Baton Rouge.” Bring sack lunch. Free. (225) 336-2422 or http://www.westbatonrougemuseum.com.

JERSEY BOYS: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theatre for the Performing Arts, New Orleans. http://www.mahaliajacksontheater.com or (800) 745-3000.

TALENTED THEATRE PREMIER: 7 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish School Office, 59656 Puleston Road, Amite. Screening of three movies by students from Amite and Sumner high schools. Free.

VIOLA RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. Performance by Elias Goldstein, Espen Lilleslatten and Sally Chisholm. $10, general admission; $5, students.

WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater, 7155 Florida Blvd. Individual, $24; groups of 10 or more, $20; students, $12. (225) 924-6496. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

THE LISTENING ROOM: 7:30 p.m., Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring Claudia Acuña. Reservations recommended. $10. (225) 344-8558 or email mrobinson@acgbr.com or http://www.artsbr.org.

THE SEVEN: A NEW MUSICAL: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater’s Second Stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. Original musical created by LSU students and presented by Braud Productions. $18, general admission; $15, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED: 7:30 p.m., SLU’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. $38-$32. (985) 543-4371 or http://www.columbiatheatre.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. 25

KICK IT OUT: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Of Moving Colors’ annual post-holidays community performance. $12.50-$35. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.

THE SEVEN: A NEW MUSICAL: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater’s Second Stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. Original musical created by LSU students and presented by Braud Productions. $18, general admission; $15, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org.

SATURDAY, JAN. 26

BYZANTINE ICONS — A WINDOW INTO HEAVEN: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., The Orangerie at the Burden Center, 4560 Essen Lane. An exhibit of Byzantine icons painted by a local group of iconographers. $5. Admission and sales proceeds benefit the Burden Horticulture Society. (225) 763-3990.

SURREAL SALON SOIREE: 7-11 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Baton Rouge Gallery’s party coinciding with its annual Surreal Salon national juried pop surrealism exhibit. $15 for those in costume; $20 for those not in costume. (225) 383-1470 or http://www.batonrougegallery.org.

THE SEVEN: A NEW MUSICAL: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge Little Theater’s Second Stage, 7155 Florida Blvd. Original musical created by LSU students and presented by Braud Productions. $18, general admission; $15, students. (225) 924-6496 or http://www.brlt.org

KICK IT OUT: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre in the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Of Moving Colors’ annual post-holidays community performance. $12.50-$35. (225) 344-0334 or http://www.manshiptheatre.org.

News Features staff