New Orleans Stages Calendar for Aug. 8-14, 2013

THURSDAY-SATURDAY

CHESAPEAKE: 8 p.m., Byrdie’s Gallery, 2422 St Claude Ave., New Orleans. Performance by Second Star Performance Collective. $15. eventbrite.com.

THE MOTHER WITH THE HAT: 8 p.m., the AllWays Theatre, 2240 St. Claude Ave. A former drug dealer fresh out of rehab reunites with his drug-addicted girlfriend. Josh Parham directs the *NU* Theatre production. $15. (504) 218-5778.

FRIDAY

JAMIE KILSTEIN: 8 p.m., Tnm Nola, 1919 Burgundy St., New Orleans. Comedy show. wearecitizenradio.com.

THE QUARTER RAT PACK BACK FOR ONE NIGHT: 8 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A show about three New Orleans buddies who have performed as a trio in the past but have since become preoccupied with “real life,” which has taken them down different paths and away from the glitz and glamour of stage life. $20. (504) 488-1460 or www.MidCityTheatre.com.

LA FAMILIA VARIETY SHOW: 10:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., John Paul’s, 940 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans. Johnny Passion presents La Familia Variety show, with local vocal artists, drag kings and queens and a little comedy to boot! (504) 948-1888.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

THE WOMEN: 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday and 6 p.m., Sunday, Mid-City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A reading of the play set in the glamorous Manhattan apartments of high society and in Reno where they obtain their divorces. $15. (504) 488-1460 or www.MidCityTheatre.com.

MONDAY

THE NEW ORLEANS BINGO! SHOW: 8 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. A musical game show cabaret. $20. (504) 488-1460 or www.MidCityTheatre.com.

WEDNESDAY

PAT BOURGEOIS DEBAUCHERY: 7:30 p.m., Mid City Theatre, 3540 Toulouse St., New Orleans. $20. (504) 488-1460 or www.MidCityTheatre.com.