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The Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts

801 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3084
+1 504-218-0150
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Avoid if you are a local!

The venue was fine BUT I did not to pay the $15.00 to park for a child's dance recital. Instead I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Whitehouse, Texas
Terrible Management! Terrible concessions!!

The comedy show and the facility itself was great. The location is easily accessible and the... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
Chris S
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“box seats” (4 reviews)
“nice theater” (3 reviews)
“opera” (5 reviews)
801 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3084
+1 504-218-0150
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The venue was fine BUT I did not to pay the $15.00 to park for a child's dance recital. Instead I parked on N. Villere Street as there was an open gate leading into the parking lot. Two hours later as the event ended they...More

Thank Brensin75791
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

The comedy show and the facility itself was great. The location is easily accessible and the auditorium itself is comfortable. The sound for the show was very good as well. My rating is focused on the management and concessions. First the doors for a show...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

We went watch Louis CK last night and he was hilarious. MJT staff were rude and very slow. I stood in line twice for drinks and got so aggravated at the line not moving at all I left both times. I was there over 3...More

Thank MJTsucks
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking show. Was a bit disappointed that the venue didn't allow food or drink in the theater and wished more servers were available at intermission, but over all it's a great theater. I loved the box seats for private access in and out of...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Fantastic venue for the performing arts...concerts, plays, operas etc. I saw the play "Miss Saigon" here many years ago...had to have it here instead of the Saenger, due to the scale sized helicopter being too large...great effect and show...Bravo!!

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Enjoy attending the opera here. Easy to get to, plenty of parking and short lines to get in. Bathroom visits should be planned ahead, not all are located in the same place on each level. Preorder your intermission beverage, if you need to.

Thank harmsenom
Reviewed 28 July 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...More

Thank MommaGiiGii
Reviewed 18 May 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!

Thank cindywill1
Reviewed 21 March 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.

Thank Mouse63
Reviewed 13 February 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...More

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