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New Orleans: Venues

New Orleans Venues: Venues Around New Orleans

Below are our New Orleans Venues recommendations, with information on location, admission, transportation/parking, venue history and other points of interest in New Orleans Art.

Mahalia Jackson Theater

The New Orleans Theater for the Performing Arts opened in 1973, considered by many to be the long-awaited replacement for the city’s old French Opera House, which burned to the ground in 1919.  Its inaugural concert was a memorable performance by native bass-baritone opera singer Norman Treigle, who performed Giuseppi Verdi’s Requiem Mass with the New Orleans Symphony.

For decades the theater provided the Crescent City with world-class performances of music, …more…