Saenger Theatre http://wwno.org en Out To Lunch: The Show Must Go On http://wwno.org/post/out-lunch-show-must-go <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Now that the Katrina-darkened footlights are back on at</span><span class="s1" style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the </span>Saenger<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the&nbsp;</span>Mahalia<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jackson&nbsp;and&nbsp;the Civic, theater is big business in New Orleans.&nbsp;Peter's guests on </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Out to Lunch</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are two of the people who brought these theaters back to life and who operate them.</span></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 18:00:00 +0000 Peter Ricchiuti 60125 at http://wwno.org Hotel Monteleone And Saenger Theatre Come Together For The Beatles' Golden Anniversary http://wwno.org/post/hotel-monteleone-and-saenger-theatre-come-together-beatles-golden-anniversary <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's been 50 years since The Beatles appeared in New Orleans. On this week's <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, Sharon </span>Litwin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> talks about the contagion that is </span>Beatlemania<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with some folks who plan to celebrate </span><a href="http://nolavie.com/2014/01/she-loves-them-yeah-yeah-yeah-58942.html" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">this still-remembered musical event</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 08:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 52181 at http://wwno.org Mayor Landrieu Signs Deal To Reopen Saenger Theatre http://wwno.org/post/mayor-landrieu-signs-deal-reopen-saenger-theatre <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d86d8987830-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d86d8987830-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d86d8987830-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-998507.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has signed off on a deal that he says will reopen the Saenger Theatre within two years. Eileen Fleming reports plans to reopen the Canal Street landmark seem to have cleared hurdles that have delayed the project.</p> Sat, 31 Dec 2011 02:30:39 +0000 Eileen Fleming 3488 at http://wwno.org