Broadway in New Orleans announces return to the Saenger Theatre in November

Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans announced that Broadway performances are scheduled to return to the Saenger Theatre in November 2021.

The upcoming season will kick off on Nov. 9, starting with shows such as “Tootsie,” “Cats” and “Hadestown. Other hit-Broadway shows “Hamilton,” “Mean Girls” and “Disney’s Frozen” are set to return to the stage in 2022.

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Photo courtesy: Broadway in New Orleans

“We’re greatly optimistic about the return of Broadway to the city of New Orleans,” David Skinner, general manager of the Saenger Theatre, said in a release. “We are thankful to our patrons for their patience, flexibility and love of Broadway which has been an incredible support and inspiration during this extended intermission. We look forward to welcoming theatergoers back to the Saenger Theatre in 2021 for what is expected to be an unforgettable season and the long-awaited return of Broadway.”

Broadway in New Orleans said they are actively collaborating with state and local government officials to reopen following local, state and federal health guidelines. The health and well-being of audiences, touring productions, staff and all venue personnel remain a top priority, officials said in a release.

Theater-goers will receive details on a reopening plan after approval, the release said.

The Saenger Theatre will immediately notify subscribers of any additional changes and cancellations. Ticketholders will have the option to receive a credit or refund, or they can donate the value of their tickets.

Broadway in New Orleans said they are in the process of contacting current subscribers. Currently, new subscription packages are being offered, but details on individual tickets have not yet been released.

Photo credit: Joan Marcus

The 2021-2022 Broadway in New Orleans season shows include:

TOOTSIE                                                                                                    Nov. 9 – 14, 2021

CATS                                                                                                          Dec. 14 – 19, 2021

HADESTOWN                                                                                           Dec. 28, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022

Disney’s FROZEN                                                                                     Feb. 10 – 20, 2022

ANASTASIA                                                                                               April 5 – 10, 2022

MEAN GIRLS                                                                                             May 17 – 22, 2022

HAMILTON                                                                                               June 21 – July 10, 2022

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