Versipel New Music’s debut concert features two dynamic New York City-based performers – Mike McCurdy, percussion (Mantra Percussion) and Christa Van Alstine, clarinet/bass clarinet (Red Light New Music, Hotel Elefant, Wet Ink Ensemble), in a concert featuring world premieres by Louisiana composers Philip Schuessler and Kari Besharse along with recent works by New York composers. The Versipel Collective will also debut at this show. Tickets: $15 General; $7.50 Students & Seniors advance sales; $20 General; $10 Students & Seniors at door. BUY TICKETS
Roman Polanski’s first American-made film remains one of the most revered horror films of all time. Tickets: $7, available at the door. Doors open at 6:30pm.
The inaugural production of the Marigny Opera House Dance Company will feature three world premieres by New Orleans choreographers: Blast by Diogo de Lima (music performed by Young Fellaz Brass Band), Selcouth Liaison by Maya Taylor (music performed by cellist Elise Butler-Pinkahm) and The Fun Police by Donna Crump (music performed by Oliver Bonie, baritone saxophone; and Donald Surtain, violin). Tickets: $30/$20 Students and Seniors. Post-performance Gala Reception with Honorary Chair, Councilmember Nadine Ramsey: $100 for ticket and reception. BUY TICKETS
Join the Happenstance Theater in two lively workshops: PHYSICAL COMEDY – November 6th, 10am-1pm, taught by Mark Jaster and Sabrina Mandell; and THEATRICAL CLOWN – November 7th, 10am-1pm, taught by Sabrina Mandell. No prior experience in the specific subject is necessary, but participant should have some performance experience. REGISTER ONLINE
Back by popular demand after its sold-out run at last year’s Fringe Festival! Four performances only! Dark, comic vignettes inspired by the illustrations of Edward Gorey. Live music and physical comedy in a theatrical collage of Victorian nightmares, gothic romance, dangerous croquet, and perils of the deep. “Gleams with precision…ghoulishly gratifying…” – Washington City Paper. PERFORMANCES: Thursday 9/6, Friday 9/7 at 8pm; Sunday 9/9 at 2pm and 8pm. NO SATURDAY SHOW. $30 General Admission; $15 Students/Seniors. BUY TICKETS