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Shaw Center for the Arts

Address: 100 Lafayette St, Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Phone Number: 225 346 5001
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Ranked #15 of 73 things to do in Baton Rouge
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Shaw Center produces quality hometown performances. The productions are second to none. I recently attended two such productions and I was thoroughly pleased with the atmosphere and the quality of work demonstrated by the performers.

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Baton Rouge, LA
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154 reviews 154 reviews
57 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

You'd think this building would belong in downtown Manhattan. But it's right here in downtown Baton Rouge. We enjoy the Manship theater. Not a bad seat in the house.

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B.R. , LA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Beautiful scenery, so much to see. Very nice venue for events but parking is an issue. The outside area is very nice in fall or early spring otherwise very uncomfortable

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Denham Springs, Louisiana, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We came to the Shaw Center for a wedding. What a beautiful venue with a view of the Mississippi River. We got a little lost trying to find our way around inside, but the staff was very friendly and helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
11 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Lots of different artistic styles housed in an interesting building with great views across the Mississippi River. Great to see a place like this specialising in the arts right in the middle of downtown.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We loved the catering and the view of the Mississippi river and the bridge was breathtaking. The staff was very friendly and prompt and the restrooms were very clean.

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Trussville, Alabama
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

The whole center is very nice especially the Manship Theatre. The deck on the third floor is a great vantage point for the July 4th fireworks show. The Manship is cozy with excellent acoustics. Do not forget the soushi and rooftop deck on the top.

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Houston, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We ordered drinks at the bar in Tsunami's...the rooftop restaurant, and went straight out to the terrace to enjoy a fabulous view of the Mississippi River. The terrace is large with numerous seating areas and plenty of room to grab a spot by the railing to take in a beautiful sunset. This a very romantic spot and would recommend for... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I recently visited the Shaw Arts Center while eating at restaurants name Tsumai located on the top floor at the Arts Center, it had a great view, by the way and the drinks are Good. But, I enjoyed the Arts center and it's very interesting things . Great for a family outing while checking out what downtown has to offer.... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Seating comfortable...can bring drinks inside...small and all seats good...very modern and easy parking

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