The Venue

Looking for the perfect venue for your next event?

The Joy Theater is a 10,000 square foot multipurpose venue able to accommodate live music, theatrical productions, comedy, and private parties. The Joy Theater will also feature original productions highlighting the musical heritage of New Orleans. The Joy Theater features a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system, a built-in stage, on-sight dressing rooms and a flexible seating plan on the first floor. The balcony seating has been retained and will have 250 permanent seats. The entire venue will be able to hold up to 1200 guests.

Receptions, cocktail parties, awards, dinners, concerts, or productions… this restored landmark theater can be the site of your next private or corporate function!

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Venue Specifications

  • Stand alone building
  • Fixed stage
  • 3 permanent bars
  • Flexible floor plans
  • Capacity: 150-900

Main Floor

Flexible Floor Plan

  • Seating Theater: 405 on Main Floor; 253 on Balcony
  • Reception: 514
  • Banquet: 150


  • 2188 sq ft -39′ x 55′
  • Fixed Seating: 253

Joy Theater Stage Map
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  • 32’6″W x 22’6″D x 4′H
  • Backstage: 29′W x 4’6″D
  • Dressing Rooms – private restroom
  • Proscenium Opening 31′W x 23′H
  • Stage Floor: Black Linoleum
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