Saenger Theatre

Nov 132013
 
Saenger Theatre Confirmed Acts Revealed During Gala

Some of the Saenger’s upcoming confirmed shows include Buddy Guy with Jonny Lang, Southern Soul Assembly (featuring Marc Broussard, Anders Osborne, JJ Grey & Luther Dickinson), Charlie Brown Christmas, and The Machine (Tribute to Pink Floyd). See some pics from the Re-Opening Gala.

Oct 302013
 
Wet Willie with Jimmy Hall, Port City Rising II to Play Free Show at Saenger Theatre for 'Ribbon Cutting Gala'

Special Ribbon Cutting Gala to celebrate new beginnings for the historic downtown venue will include announcements of confirmed artists slated to perform at the Saenger, followed by a free show with Wet Willie and Port City Rising II.

Sep 102013
 
Saenger Theatre's Fate Still Not Decided; Once Again on Council Agenda (updated)

Huka/SMG proposal to run Saenger is on the table again. Huka says they already have at least ten performances ready to finalize for the remainder of 2013, and at least 64 so far for next year. Those possibilities could be lost if the City does not take action as soon as possible. The Saenger will be shut down October 1 if no decision made pursuant to the City’s agreement to finance it for one year.

Feb 072013
 
Fate of Mobile's Saenger Theatre Management Still on City Council Table

Sources tell us three companies are now vying for the Saenger management job: RSA (Retirement Systems of Alabama); SMG; and Huka Entertainment.  Last December the Center for the Living Arts (CLA) announced it is opting out of the historic venue management business to focus more on the ‘visual’ arts for Mobile. Comment via FB or [...]

Aug 232012
 
Saenger Theatre debate heats up

Listen again to roundtable discussion held this morning on the ZEW airwaves about the CLA’s recent changes to the Saenger Theatre’s direction. David Rasp (Heroes), Kevin Lee (Lagniappe) and Christine (Center for the Living Arts) with Shane as the ‘moderator’, all had interesting things to say. Listen and send us your thoughts and opinions.