Designed by Emile Weil and built in 1927, the Saenger Theatre, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, initially played host to a number of stage plays, silent movies and performances by the Saenger Grand Orchestra. After it was purchased by E.B. Breazeale in 1978, the Saenger Theatrs was then transformed to a performing arts theater that hosted acts like Johnny Carson and a variety of productions such as Some Like It Hot, The Wizard of Oz, and even musical performances. Even still, the theater hosts performances from musicians like Evanescence, Melissa Etheridge, Cody Jinks and more. Some of the best seating and tickets for any Saenger Theatre event can be found at StubHub.
How do I get to the Saenger Theatre?
If you are on I-10 East, get off at exit 235A and continue down Basin Street. The Saenger Theatre is on your left. On I-10 West, get off at exit 235A and make a left onto Orleans Avenue, which will turn into Basin Street. Continue down and you will see the Saenger Theatre on your left. The Saenger Theatre is located at 1111 Canal Street in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Is parking available at the Saenger Theatre?
Parking is available at Saenger Theatre events via pre-pay, through the purchase of a parking pass or by use of the garage on the show day. For specific questions or special needs please contact the garage.
Is there valet service for Saenger Theatre events?
Yes, valet parking is available on Basin Street and opens two hours before the start of an event.
Is VIP seating available at the Saenger Theatre?
Saenger Theatre seating can be upgraded to VIP status. There is a VIP Seating program that enables guests luxury seating options such as club seats and grand suites. This upgraded option includes access to numerous amenities such as premium wines, private facilities, comfortable seating, concierge service, the Saenger VIP Lounge and more.
How do I access the Saenger VIP Lounge?
In order to get into the Saenger VIP Lounge, you must have either a club seat or a grand suite ticket. The Saenger VIP Lounge will be open an hour prior to the start of the event and comes with a full-service bar, snacks, concierge and more.
Can regular ticket holders enter into the Saenger VIP Lounge?
Unfortunately, only those who possess club seat or grand suite tickets can enter the VIP lounge.
What items am I not allowed to bring into the Saenger Theatre?
Weapons, illegal substances, recording devices, professional cameras, laser pointers, monopods or tripods, fireworks, signs, banners, cans, bottles, backpacks, large bags, outside drinks or food, flashlights, selfie sticks, pets, laptops, tablets, balloons, beach balls, skates, optical illusions and drones are not allowed into the theater. If you have a question about an item that is not listed, please contact the Saenger Theatre directly.Back to Top
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