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Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre

French Quarter
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Address: 616 Saint Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3214
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+1 504-522-2081

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Dividing the Estate 03/25

We were in New Orlean for the night this past Saturday for a nice dinner, an upscale French quarter hotel, and a show ( that we first thought was part of the Tennessee Williams... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Mandeville, Louisiana
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Mandeville, Louisiana
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

We were in New Orlean for the night this past Saturday for a nice dinner, an upscale French quarter hotel, and a show ( that we first thought was part of the Tennessee Williams events this past week - but it was a completely separate theatre event) . This theatre is intimate with good acoustics and lighting. And, the acting... More 

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Wimberley, Texas
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Hubby and I were lucky enough to get tickets for Jelly's Last Jam. The theater is conveniently located on Jackson Square, and all the seats offer good viewing of the stage. There is a bar/restaurant attached to the theater if you want to have a drink before during or afterwards. The show itself was outstanding. And the ticket prices were... More 

Thank Gogirl61
Denham Springs, Louisiana, United States
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5 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My husband and I saw a matinee performance of Jelly's Last Jam. Amazing performance. Seating is excellent all over the house. Tableau adjoins the theater so very convenient. We will be back.

Thank Elaine C
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

A very intimate theatre, and all seats offer a wonderful view of the stage. The sound is very, very good. The play we saw was "Jelly's Last Jam" a musical about Ferdinand Joseph LeMothe aka Jelly Roll Morton, burned in New Orleans Faubourg Marigot he took music around the world. Excellant rendition, & wonderful music. Beautifully decorated theatre, and the... More 

Thank Locure
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

Very friendly, smallish theater doing mostly repertory pieces with a social justice slant. We saw "Jelly's Last Jam" and enjoyed it very much. If you're going to spend the day in the French Quarter anyway, plan to top it off with a show here.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Was spectacular. So glad the manager at Tableau mentioned to us this was playing. What a treat! Music and acting were great.

Thank mhwither
Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

Even if there is no play going on when you are in the French Quarter it is worth your time to take a quick peek inside this very old and charming theater. Once inside the lobby you feel you have taken a step into the past.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I've attended this theater many times over the years with great pleasure. I've never had a bad experience here and love pairing a dinner outing with a matinee! This past weekend proved no less than wonderful as before. We watched a great presentation of "Dark Priestess" and enjoyed superb acting entertainment! If you're in New Orleans be sure to take... More 

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Incline Village, Nevada
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Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Went with low expectations and was surprised by the professional and well done performance. It was worth the time.

Thank Edward S
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

While attending the Tennessee Williams Festival in NOLA, my wife and I attended a performance of The Glass Menagerie at Le Petit Theatre. It is a very nice, smaller theater with an intimate setting, in a perfect location near Jackson Square. This evening was a highlight to our trip to New Orleans.

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