8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., April 23-25, through May 3
Le Chat Noir, 715 St. Charles Ave., 581-5812; www.cabaretlechatnoir.com
Varla Jean Merman's new not-for-children children's show features exploration where Dora won't go. Varla is joined by Ricky Graham and Brooks Braselman onstage in outlandish costumes and in videos and song. Opening night is sponsored by the Mystic Krewe of Satyricon (call 525-4498 for that show only). Tickets $34 (includes $5 drink credit).