Baton Rouge River Center Theater for Performing Arts opening postponed until next year

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (BRPROUD) – Hurricane Ida is still affecting Baton Rouge 43 days after landing in Louisiana.

The recent storm delayed construction of the Baton Rouge River Center Theater for Performing Arts.

This means the theater will not open until 2022 and events for 2021 have been rescheduled, postponed or canceled.

The affected events are listed below:

  • An evening with CS Lewis, originally scheduled for October 15, 2021, has been postponed to April 2, 2022.

Tickets will be honored for the new date and refund requests should be directed to the original point of purchase.

  • STOMP, originally scheduled for November 30, 2021, has been postponed to April 18, 2022.

Tickets will be honored for the new date. Season subscribers can contact
[email protected] for any issues or concerns.

  • Elf on the Shelf, which was scheduled to take place on December 8, 2021, has been canceled.

If you have already purchased tickets for this event, they will be refunded automatically in 7-10 days.

  • The Nutcracker – A Tale of the Bayou, which was due to take place on December 18 and 19, 2021, was
  • moved from theater to ballroom.

If you have already purchased tickets for this event, you will be offering comparable seats. Please call (225) 389-7108 with any issues or concerns.

The Crooks, Regional Managing Director of ASM Global, said: “While it is unfortunate that this
the anticipated reopening of the Theater for Performing Arts was postponed, with support from the
City of Baton Rouge, our artist companies and patrons were determined to get it right. The theater will be
to be a major addition to the Baton Rouge entertainment scene, and we look forward to welcoming customers
back on site in 2022. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate everyone’s patience
during this time. Please stay tuned to raisecanesrivercenter.com and our social media platforms for
updates.”

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