The Week in Arts for Sunday, July 28, 2013

A compilation of arts events for the week ahead.

SUNDAY, JULY 28

  • TWELFTH NIGHT: 2 p.m., Studio Theatre, Music & Dramatic Arts Building, corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary drives, LSU. Performance by Swine Palace. $10. swinepalace.org.
  • GODSPELL: 2 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, Franklin. (337) 828-2787.
  • JEKYLL & HYDE: 2 p.m., Playmakers Theater, 19106 Playmakers Road, Covington. $25, adults; $15, students. (985) 893-1671.
  • FREEDOM: 2 p.m., Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp St., New Orleans. $30-$35. (504) 528-3800.
  • THE WIZ: 3 p.m., Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Performance by New Venture Theatre. $20. (225) 588-7576.
  • THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.: 3 p.m., Essannee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. The Iberia Performing Arts League’s summer youth musical. $10. (337) 364-6114 or email jpal@cox.net.
  • AUDITIONS FOR THE ODD COUPLE: 6:30 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, Franklin. Female version of the comedy; six females and two males of varying age ranges needed. (337) 828-2787.

MONDAY, JULY 29

  • AUDITIONS FOR THE ODD COUPLE: 6:30 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, Franklin. Female version of the comedy; six females and two males of varying age ranges needed. (337) 828-2787.
  • GODSPELL: 7:30 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, Franklin. (337) 828-2787.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

  • LUNCHTIME LECTURE: noon, West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Kenny Kleinpeter will present “Both Sides of the River: Highland and Bird Cemeteries.” Free. westbatonrougemuseum.com.
  • SUMMER SOUNDS AT ST. JAMES CONCERT SERIES: 7 p.m., St. James Episcopal Church, corner of Convention and North Fourth streets. Performance by Chris Belleau. Reception follows the concert. $10; free, students. stjamesbr.org.
  • OPERA TALK: 7 p.m., East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon Ave., Metairie. Alice Clark will discuss the women of Mozart’s Don Giovanni. Free. (504) 889-8143.
  • GODSPELL: 7:30 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, Franklin. (337) 828-2787.

THURSDAY, AUG. 1

  • LSU MUSEUM OF ART STORE GRAND RE-OPENING AND MEMBERS RECEPTION: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., store reopening; 6 p.m.-8 p.m., members reception, LSU Museum of Art, 5th Floor, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Store re-opening free and open to all. Meet local artists, enjoy refreshments and store specials. Members reception for Everything I See is New and Strange by Walter Inglis Anderson includes hors d’oeuvres, drinks and a live performance by Mel Chavis. Members only. lsumoa.org.
  • GDEN AFTER HOURS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Ogden Museum of Southern Art, 925 Camp St., New Orleans. Featuring Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue. (504) 539-9600.
  • THE LAST FIVE YEARS: 7:30 p.m., Black Box Theater, Academy Arts Center, St. Joseph’s Academy, 3015 Broussard St. Presentation by the St. Joseph’s Academy/Catholic High School Summer Alumni Theatre. $15, advance; $20, door. Email tickets@alumnisummertheatre.com.
  • CHESAPEAKE: 8 p.m., Byrdie’s Gallery, 2422 St Claude Ave., New Orleans. Performance by Second Star Performance Collective. $15. eventbrite.com. spoof night with the neverending story: 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Family Dinner Comedy Troupe will make fun of the 1980s fantasy classic. manshiptheatre.org.

FRIDAY, AUG. 2

  • GARDEN TOUR FRIDAY: 10 a.m., Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, 12501 La. 10, St. Francisville. Led by manager Patricia Aleshire. (888) 376-1867, (225) 635-3110 or LaStateParks.com.
  • THE LAST FIVE YEARS: 7:30 p.m., Black Box Theater, Academy Arts Center, St. Joseph’s Academy, 3015 Broussard St. Presentation by the St. Joseph’s Academy/Catholic High School Summer Alumni Theatre. $15, advance; $20, door. Email tickets@alumnisummertheatre.com.
  • SPEAKEASY NIGHT: New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans. Coincides with the museum’s exhibit, Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs, 1851-1939. (504) 658-4100 or noma.org.

SATURDAY, AUG. 3

  • BATON ROUGE ARTS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth and Main streets. Runs in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmers Market and the Main Street Market. Kids Booth 9 a.m. to noon. Free. (225) 344-8558 or artsbr.org
  • THE LAST FIVE YEARS: 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Black Box Theater, Academy Arts Center, St. Joseph’s Academy, 3015 Broussard St. Presentation by the St. Joseph’s Academy/Catholic High School Summer Alumni Theatre. $15, advance; $20, door. Email tickets@alumnisummertheatre.com.

Judy Bergeron