Saenger Theatre

Project Location: New Orleans, LA USA

Client Name: The Canal Street Development Corporation

Project Name: Saenger Theater

Architect: Martinez+Johnson Architecture

Theatre Consultant: Schuler Shook

Project Year: 2013

Project Size: 77,000 sq ft

Project Cost: US $38,800,000

The Saenger Theatre opened on February 4, 1927. The 4,000-seat atmospheric theater was damaged during hurricane Katrina and was given a comprehensive restoration.  The theater features a 2,000-pipe Robert Morton theater organ, installed at the theater’s original opening. The renovated facility accommodates music, dance, theatre, and touring entertainment products.


“From a seat on the aisle, the Saenger Theatre’s restoration is a smash hit … “A joyful noise! Marsalis’ ‘Abyssinian Mass’ swings into the Saenger …
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