Opera in America’s First City of Opera!

Enjoy opera in New Orleans ALL year long. Here’s how:

  • The beautiful main-stage productions at Mahalia Jackson Theater
  • The Chamber Opera “Detour” Series in smaller theaters and performing arts spaces throughout the city
  • Free and low cost interactive or community events in non-traditional venues
  • Summer camps for kids

What is the BEST way to see opera in New Orleans?

It’s to design your own package of three or more operas to lock in:

  1. The best seats at the best price
  2. Ultimate flexibility
  3. First to renew/upgrade for next season

Call the box office at (504) 529-3000 to secure your seats!

Mainstage Productions

Carmen is the one you have been warned about. And you still fall in love.

Friday, October 4, 2019 at 7:30pm Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 2:30pm Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts Carmen ...
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Did your parents have plans for you? Joan’s did. But she had a higher calling.

Friday, February 7, 2020 at 7:30pm Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2:30pm The Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts ...
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Young love is never easy. And it’s especially not easy when your mom is trying to take over the world.

Friday, May 1, 2020 at 7:30pm Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 2:30pm Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts The ...
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Opera Chamber ‘Detour’ Series

New American music theater highlighting the sacrifices and camaraderie of American soldiers.

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 7:30pm The Jefferson Performing Arts Center This music drama is free and open to the ...
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“You can tell the history of Jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong. Charlie Parker.” –Miles Davis

Friday, April 3, 2020 at 7:30pm Saturday, April 4, 2020 at 7:30pm Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 2:00pm The New ...
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