7:15 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; 2:15 p.m. Sun.; through Aug. 1
Anthony Bean Community Theater, 1333 S. Carrollton Ave., 862-7529; www.anthonybeantheater.com
Irma Thomas leads a cast of more than 50 kids and teens in the Anthony Bean Community Theater and the New Orleans Recreation Department version of the hit Broadway musical The Wiz, the soul- and R&B-filled version of The Wizard of Oz. Theater campers also perform a short spoof called Ghetto Wiz. Tickets $20 general admission, $15 children 16-under.