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Magical Theatre - Absolutely Gorgeous & Comfortable Seats

Oct 2018 - We arrived early so we could snap pictures of the amazing restoration work done on this... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Greater DC Metro Area
Love this theatre

We go to the Saenger three to four times a year and we are always pleased. The inside is just... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Plaquemine, Louisiana
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Originally built in 1927, the Saenger Theatre was designed to reflect a magnificent 15th century Italian courtyard and gardens, with a starlit evening sky ceiling, arched surroundings, statuary, columns and decorative moldings. In January 2012, the...more
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Oct 2018 - We arrived early so we could snap pictures of the amazing restoration work done on this historic theatre. For the production, we got Suite seats rather than Orchester ones & I'm glad we did. We had a little table between pairs of...More

Thank LLDearness
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We go to the Saenger three to four times a year and we are always pleased. The inside is just beautiful. They don’t build them like this anymore. Not a bad seat in the house. Great for intimate concerts or Broadway plays. Definitely put it...More

Thank babyboy7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous old Theater reminescent of times past... awesome lobby entrance. Acoustics were good and the ornate decor was beautiful.

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I love the Saenger! Valet parking and lounge for club level ticket holders are two of the best perks. The ceilings all the way to the bathrooms, just stunning. Seats are comfortable. Sound system is impressive. Wonderful selection of shows.

Thank Kristin T
Reviewed August 1, 2018

A friend and i got tickets to see Cheap Trick on a whim since we were in NOLA on a long weekend. Very well kept up classic old theater. Great location and ambiance. I'm guessing it would be great for live theater events too.

Thank conradv
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful theatre great seats but love the nostalgia found all around this amazing theatre will be back

Thank DeeDee J
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Of course, the acoustics are excellent. The architectural facades surrounding the theater were intricate and added tremendously to the ambiance of the theater. At my seat toward the rear of the auditorium (row EE), I could hear every soft whispery note of Dianna Krall. The...More

1  Thank Stephen S
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

While this is a beautiful theatre, it’s beyond rude and disrespectful for people to constantly get up and down, standing, and leaving throughout the concert.

Thank Mommy447
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

I was attending the Yanni concert. The theater is beautiful. I had to seat myself. Seats were comfy with plenty of leg room. No help from ushers. People with cell phones were annoying. Two people in front of me tried to video most of the...More

2  Thank Eduman4260
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Was great for the kids. Good seats. Kids enjoyed it, was able to eat right before going to the show. Parking was right across the street so that made it convenient

Thank Terry J
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Sherlela L
September 12, 2018|
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Response from Eduman4260 | Reviewed this property |
Ooops. Disregard my previous post. Didn’t realize this was the Saenger in Nola. I was addressing the Pensacola Saenger. In any case, contact the theater direct and ask for ADA seating. They should have some. You... More
Jeremy A
March 13, 2018|
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Response from raybyerley | Reviewed this property |
We prepaid for a parking garage across from The Roosevelt hotel a couple blocks south (n toward the river) from the theatre. A few blocks north and east of the theatre the area starts to get a little sketchy.