Adventures in Wonderland
May 7-27 | Jumping down the rabbit hole leads to one of three related dramas in The NOLA Project's Adventures in Wonderland, an adaptation of Lewis Carroll's novels. Audiences can follow Alice on a hunt for the Red Queen's tarts or take a seat at the Mad Hatter's tea party. At 7 p.m. at the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
A Celebration of Harold Pinter
Fri.-Sat. May 9-10 | Actor Julian Sands (The Killing Fields, A Room with a View) performs the poetry of playwright Harold Pinter (The Homecoming, The Birthday Party). At 7:30 p.m. Friday and 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Contemporary Arts Center.
Good Dance Since 1984
Fri.-Sun. May 9-11 | Dancer/choreographer Donna Crump's company, Good Dance Since 1984, presents a program of new works set to live music by St. Rock and Drummer Man Ace and pieces by Tchaikovsky, Nina Simone and Kanye West. At 8 p.m. at Marigny Opera House.
Fri.-Sun. May 9-24 | In the musical adaptation of Mel Brooks' 1974 movie, Dr. Frederick Frankenstein (Gary Rucker) inherits his grandfather's Transylvania estate and realizes — to the villagers' despair — that he too would like to revive a corpse. At Rivertown Theatres for the Performing Arts.