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.
“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.
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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