Jackie Alexander’s (Brothers from the Bottom) new work features two Creole sisters struggling with their mother as New Orleans society changes. At 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre. | Thu.-Sun. July 7-24
Gary Rucker directs the musical adaptation of Frank Baum’s classic tale in which Dorothy hopes the Wizard of Oz can help her return home to Kansas. At 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts. | Thu.-Sun. July 14-24
The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans opens its second season with the playwright’s tale of a Sicilian woman living in the South who confronts infidelity, loss and new hope. At Dillard University’s Samuel Dubois Cook Performing Arts Center.
Visit www.twtheatrenola.com or call (504) 264-2580 for tickets. Tickets $20-$25. 8 p.m. Friday-Sunday. | Fri.-Sun. July 22-August 7
The NOLA Project presents a Hollywood "backstage" immersive drama that takes place in and around a swimming pool. Visit www.thenolaproject.com for details. Tickets $20-$30. 8 p.m. Thursday-Sunday.
Justin Lapeyrouse directs the musical about Prohibition-era women who commit murder and the society that celebrates their crimes. Tickets $15-$30. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.
The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival at Tulane presents Tony Kushner's adaptation of the 17th-century play, in which a desperate father seeks the help of a sorcerer. Visit www.neworleansshakespeare.org for details. Tickets $20-$30. 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday.
Playwright Mark Chrisler retells the life of scientist Alan Turing with help from two robots and mathematician/anarchist collective Nicolas Bourbaki. Email email@example.com for details. Tickets $10 or pay-what-you-can. 11 p.m. Saturday, 9 p.m. Sunday.
Comedians compete in a live pop-culture gameshow hosted by Geoffrey Gauchet. 7 p.m. Saturday.
The museum hosts Pilates classes every fourth Saturday of the month and yoga classes every other Saturday in the sculpture garden. Call (504) 456-5000 for details. Nonmembers $5.
Poets in St. Tammany Parish share their work at a monthly reading led by Eve Brouwer.