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Comedy and theater events in New Orleans this week (March 6-12, 2018) 

Doug Loves Movies, The Wiz and A Streetcar Named Desire

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Doug Loves Movies
Tue. March 6 | Comedian, movie fan and High Times' 2006 Stoner of the Year Doug Benson usually tapes his podcast Doug Loves Movies beginning at 4:20 p.m. He's in New Orleans to tape an episode at 7:30 p.m. at Cafe Istanbul.

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The Wiz
Fri.-Sun. March 9-25 | Dorothy lives in Harlem and is whisked away to an urban Oz in the musical updating L. Frank Baum's story from 1900 to the 1970s. See 'Em On Stage Productions (Lizzie, Terminator: The Musical) presents the show at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Delgado Community College's Timothy K. Baker Theatre.

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A Streetcar Named Desire
Fri.-Sun. March 9-31 | Curtis Billings, a veteran of many pro-ductions of Tennessee Williams' work, plays the brutish Stanley Kowalski, Beth Bartley, who starred in Southern Rep's Suddenly, Last Summer, is Blanche DuBois and Broadway star Paul Whitty (Once, Amelie) is Mitch in the New Orleans-set classic. At 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre.


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