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The Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts

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Address: 801 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3084
Phone Number: 504 218 0150
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Not enough bathrooms

A nice theatre, good acoustics. Unfortunately intermission can be a nightmare with insufficient bathrooms and long lines. Drinks can be preordered and prepaid for intermission.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
harmsenom
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Houma
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

I attended an opera put on by The New Orleans Opera Association. They give school aged children the opportunity to experience a professional live performance free of charge. The education began from the moment the students arrived. The staff seemed aware of their role in education these young people on audience etiquette as it was clear many of them had... More 

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Semmes, Alabama
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This was a nice theater, with comfortable seating and roomier aisles. We had seats on the floor and had a great view of the stage. We were far enough back to be able to see everything!

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Thank cindywill1
Oxford, Mississippi
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

I visited the Mahalia Jackson Theater as an eager New Orleans tourist exploring Armstrong Park. I found the entrance dirty and the staff cold and unwelcoming. I left in disgust.

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Thank Mouse63
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

I attend Peppa Pig on Friday February 12, my gut feeling told me something to call Friday to see if my 4 month old needed a ticket. Which I thought I was over thinking I mean silly thought right? Well wrong they advised EVERYONE needs ticket now please can someone please tell me why a 4 month old who can't... More 

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Thank DiamondGirls D
New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

A nice theatre, good acoustics. Unfortunately intermission can be a nightmare with insufficient bathrooms and long lines. Drinks can be preordered and prepaid for intermission.

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Thank harmsenom
Camarillo, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We saw Phillip Phillips in concert at the theater and the auditorium was a nice venue. It's on the smaller side, but the sound was good and the stage was close enough that it felt more like an intimate setting. There were sections closer than our seats that were not taken. When we arrived at the theater we asked the... More 

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Thank KonaMom2
Houston, Texas
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I traveled from Houston to New Orleans to attend a concert of my favorite musical artist at this theater. I splurged on front row tickets because I wanted everything to be perfect. I was beyond pleased with the theater when I arrived. .It's beautiful, the seats were comfortable and spacious, and the temperature was controlled well (which can sometimes be... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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75 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The theater probably looked very futuristic when it was built, but now it jut looks dated. It's very much a building of it's time. Overall, it's well maintained, the parking is good although the car park (parking lot) needs tidying up. Inside, it's like time-warping back to the 70s. The auditorium was OK, acoustics weren't bad - I've seen reviews... More 

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Slidell, Louisiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Went to see this fabulous comedian and heard about every other word. We have been before and sat both times in the balcony. This time we couldn't hear at all. Between his rough low voice and the poor acoustics we missed most of the show. I will never go back there

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Thank LIsa B
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I can't even think of the right words to praise this place, anything said will not be enough. It was so close to our hotel and we would go there for a walk every morning. So peaceful, green and lovely... with all those statues in the park area. The water bodies there made it an amazing experience too. In fact... More 

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