Limon Dance Company
May 9 | Jose Limon's renowned modern dance company opens its 70th season and international tour in New Orleans with performances of several classic pieces from its repertoire: Mazurkas, The Moor's Pavane and Missa Brevis, which will be performed with a local choir. At 8 p.m. at Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Fri.-Sun. May 8-21 | Gary Rucker directs and stars in the musical comedy about two men who live by swindling money from rich women and enter a winner-take-all battle to charm $50,000 from an heiress on the French Riviera. At 8 p.m. (2 p.m. Sundays) at Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts.
Fri. May 8 | The showcase features comedians audiences may have seen opening local shows for Louis CK, Hannibal Buress and Bill Burr. Now headlining is a lineup including Matt Owens, Andrew Polk, Joe Cardosi, Katie East, Leon Blanda and Mary Devon Dupuy. At 8 p.m. at The Joy Theater.