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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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Mayor Landrieu, City and State officials, Canal Street Development Corporation, and Ace Theatrical Group to celebrate reopening of historic Saenger Theatre

September 26, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA – TOMORROW at 10:30 a.m., Mayor Mitch Landrieu, City and State Officials, Canal Street Development Corporation, and ACE Theatrical Group will celebrate the reopening of the historic Saenger Theatre at 1111 Canal Street following a $52 million restoration. The building was significantly damaged by Hurricane Katrina and has since been the focus of complex redevelopment through a public-private partnership between the City of New Orleans, Canal Street Development Corporation, and ACE Theatrical Group. 

Built in 1927 by noted New Orleans architect Emile Weil, the Saenger Theatre is a remarkable example of Italian Renaissance architecture and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Saenger Theatre has been completely restored to its original 1927 design and includes state-of-the-art features and expanded stage house, allowing for larger productions and a wide range of programs.

WHO:              Mayor Mitch Landrieu 
                       City and State Officials
                       Canal Street Development Corporation 
                       ACE Theatrical Group

WHEN:            TOMORROW, September 27, 2013
                       10:30 a.m.

WHERE:          Saenger Theatre 
                       1111 Canal Street
                       New Orleans, LA 70112

 
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Last updated: 9/26/2013 5:12:46 PM

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