It is the oldest surviving movie theater building in new orleans. Combine a visit to the theatre with a pre or postshow dinner at one of our restaurants offering special theatre menus. The historic venue was closed in 2003 and reopened in 2011 as a place for live music, theatrical performances, and other special entertainment events. View the latest the theatres at canal place movie times, box office information, and purchase tickets online.
The joy theater opened its doors on february 7, 1947 and was viewed as a modern movie house with its iconic neon marquee and art deco architecture. The theater is temporarily closed until further notice. Eventful movies is your source for uptodate the theatres at canal place showtimes, tickets and theater information. The joy theater, named after owner joy houck, is a theater and historic landmark built in 1947 on canal street in downtown new orleans, louisiana. Like the saenger and the orpheum, the joy theater was one of the four original movie theaters in downtown new orleans. Mar 26, 2018 at canal place, one can enjoy both pleasures in the same venue at the foot of canal street in downtown new orleans. Crowds wait outside downtown new orleans civic theater on okeefe avenue in november 1968 for a visit by lady bird johnson, the wife of president lyndon b. The joy theater 1200 canal street well, weve discussed the saenger theatre and the orpheum theatre so naturally, we have to mention the joy theater. Entergy giant screen theater offers largerthanlife adventures with the help of the worlds most advanced motion picture technology. In its new incarnation, the joy will be a performing arts center, and not a movie theater. Century orleans 18 and xd movie times showtimes and. And in typical new orleans style, most theaters serve adult beverages to go. Featuring a wide variety of cuisine types at restaurants, you can enjoy a delicious meal and still make it to the show on time. Here, a place so popular with filmmakers its known as hollywood south, catching a movie isnt something you save for a rainy day.
The local historical community, both immediate and citywide, is thrilled, says jack stewart, ph. New orleans built the first movie theater in the america and is still a popular city for both filmmakers and patrons. Your group is locked in a room, and must use teamwork, keen observation and critical thinking to gather clues, discover hidden objects and solve riddles in order to break free. The theatres at canal place feature luxurious stadium seating in fine, oversized leather chairs, and a full menu of small plates, wines by the glass or bottle, and craft cocktails at their bar. In the summer of 1979, the strelzyk and wetzel familieswho had been working on their audacious plan for more than two yearstry to flee east germany in a selfmade hotair balloon. Entergy giant screen theater new orleans audubon nature. Century orleans 18 movie theater in las vegas the orleans. Therea\s one in your neighborhood the history of the neighborhood theaters in new orleans is being written by 89yearold rene brunet, the dean of the motion picture industry in louisiana, and new orleans historian and preservationist jack stewart. Albert lansburgh, built in 1918, and opened for vaudeville in 1921.
The theaters iconic marquee sign was restored, as was the buildings original art deco. Theater in las vegas, nevada century orleans 18 and xd. See more ideas about new orleans, movie theater and new orleans history. The theater is located next door to audubon aquarium of the americas, and is one of the finest motion picture systems in the world featuring a 4k digital projection system and stateoftheart dolby atmos multidimensional sound. Established in 1914 the prytania theatre is over 105 years old. New orleans movie theaters, listings, shows 19 shows. Jan 08, 2015 the joy theater was once one of four original movie theaters to grace downtown new orleans alongside the orpheum 1921, state palace theater 1926 and the saenger theatre 1927. The theater is located next door to audubon aquarium of the americas, and is one of the finest motion picture systems in the world featuring a 4k digital projection system and stateoftheart dolby atmos. Entergy giant screen theater new orleans 2020 all you. The landmark joy theater was one of the first movie theaters to be built in downtown new orleans. For more information and updates about how new orleans is addressing the covid19 outbreak including restaurants that are currently open for takeout and delivery.
Announcing a book about new orleans movie theaters. There are single screen neighborhood venues and megamultiplexes at the mall in the burbs. Hotels near new orleans fairgrounds sheraton metairie. The joy theater was once one of four original movie theaters to grace downtown new orleans alongside the orpheum 1921, state palace theater 1926 and the saenger theatre 1927. New orleans has historically been a center for opera, theatre, and concerts. The 10 best new orleans movie theaters with photos. Renovations in 2011 transformed the former movie palace into a multipurpose theater for live music, standup comedy, private functions, and corporate events. Find everything you need for your local movie theater near you. Find 3 listings related to cinemark theaters in new orleans on. It was temporarily closed in 2003 and was renovated then reopened in december 2011. Although it opened its doors later than the other two theaters in 1947 to be exact, the joy theater remained opened until 2003, only a few years before katrina. It was called vitascope hall and it was located on the corner of canal street and exchange place. In an effort to enhance the safety and security of our guests and employees, any bags or.
Solomon victory theater new orleans the national world war ii museums new 250seat solomon victory theater will be unlike any other venue, showcasing an experience unlike anything else on the planet. The theatres at canal place feature luxurious stadium seating in fine, oversized leather chairs, and a full menu of small plates, wines by. Click here to find the best movie theaters in new orleans. Amc dinein clearview palace 12 metairie, louisiana 70006.
The prytania theatre is the oldest single screen movie house still operating in louisiana and only single screen theater in new orleans. Renaissance new orleans arts warehouse district hotel. One of the few original movie theaters in downtown new orleans, this theater first opened in 1947. Once the flagship of julian and abe saengers theatre empire, today it is one of only a handful of saenger movie palaces that remain. Sign up for eventful s the reel buzz newsletter to get upcoming movie theater information and movie times delivered right to your inbox. This former landmark movie theater is now an integral venue contributing to new orleans music scene and culture. Cafe, listening devices, stadium seating, wheelchair accessible. In 1871 the varieties theater opened on canal street between dauphine and burgundy streets. Get your swag on with discounted movies to stream at home, exclusive movie gear, access to advanced screenings and discounts galore. Updated with luxury recliners to maximize your comfort as you enjoy your latest movie choice. New orleans theaters near french market inn in the french quarter.
The joy theater is located on canal street, which is conveniently walking distance from the main areas of the french quarter. New orleans is infamous for its spooky past, filled with tales of voodoo, vampires, ghosts, and witches. Our concession menu also has new food and beverage options to fit your mood. Large, luxurious leather seating with tables and drink holders, flavorful dishes and treats by chef adolfo garcia. The theaters 120feet wide immersive screen will show beyond all boundaries, a 4d cinematic experience, hourly from 10. During this walking tour, save time with a guide who knows the quickest routes around the big easy and brings the folklore and history of the city to life, all during the creepiest time of daythe night. The orpheum theater is a theater in the central business district of new orleans, louisiana. The theatres at canal place were recently renovated from the ground up to bring new orleans the best of everything. At canal place, one can enjoy both pleasures in the same venue at the foot of canal street in downtown new orleans. Today thursday, march 05 friday, march 06 saturday, march 07 sunday, march 08 monday, march 09 tuesday, march 10 wednesday, march 11 thursday, march 12 monday, march 16 monday, march 23 monday, march 30 monday, april 06 monday, april 20 monday, april 27. Sep 29, 2014 the orpheum theater is a theater in the central business district of new orleans, louisiana. The neon is an independent movie theater in dayton, ohio.
New orleans aquaruim new orleans, louisiana movie theater. The prytania is well known for their community involvement by hosting community events, partnering with local business. It sat empty for many years before being purchased and renovated, using historic preservation guidelines, and turned into apartments. The building was renovated and renamed the grand opera house in 1881, which could be used as both a theater and ballroom. Downtown denham springs, louisiana old carol antique movie. Amc dinein clearview palace 12 metairie, louisiana.
Century orleans 18 and xd movie times showtimes and tickets. The building fell to the wreckers ball many years ago. Postcard view of the saenger on canal street, circa 1940. Crowds wait outside downtown new orleans civic theater on o keefe avenue in november 1968 for a visit by lady bird johnson, the wife of president lyndon b. The prytania is well known for their community involvement by. Burgundy picture house hosts a biweekly film series in an outdoor theater in the bywater.434 19 1546 418 395 495 270 339 1048 110 674 54 1583 235 1313 1127 842 202 1363 1333 856 1327 76 1618 1325 1139 1505 1037 99 590 644 331 476 987 1364 1421 652 1379 461 1324 843 654 1286 421 1075 1200