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
The group returns to the Marigny Opera House for a concert spanning the Baroque to the 20th Century: Don Quixote Suite for Strings – Telemann; Suite for String Orchestra, Prelude – Bridge; Danse Sacrée et Danse Profane for Harp and Strings – Debussy; Adagietto from Symphony No. 5 for Harp and Strings – Mahler; Suite for Strings – Janacek. Suggested donation: $20.
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 11/6, Friday 11/7 at 8pm; Sunday 11/9 at 2pm and 8pm. NO SATURDAY SHOW. $30 General Admission; $15 Students/Seniors. BUY TICKETS
New Orleans-based pianist Katalin Lukács returns to the Marigny Opera House to perform a recital of Liszt, Beethoven, Bach/Busoni. Free to all; donations gladly accepted. Liszt: Paganini Etude no. 2 in E flat major; Beethoven: 32 variations in C minor WoO 80; Bach/Busoni: Chaconne in D minor; Liszt: Sonata in B minor S178.