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Joy Theatre

1200 Canal St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112

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  • Overview
  • Event Spaces
  • Catering
  • Services
  • Technology
Staying true to our New Orleans heritage, the Joy Theater has been returned to its art deco grandeur of the late 1940′s, including the renovation of the iconic marquee that graces Canal Street once again.

The Joy is a 10,000 square foot multipurpose venue able to accommodate:
  • live music 
  • film screenings 
  • theatrical productions
  • lectures
  • special events

This restored landmark theater can be the site of your next private or corporate function including receptions, cocktail parties, meetings, awards ceremonies, dinners and concerts. The Joy features a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system, a built-in stage and flexible seating plans that can be configured in almost limitless ways to support your event.
Video:
AEG Special Event Venues:
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Louis Armstrong International Airport / 20
Public Transportation Options:
Taxi
Bus
Train
Lyft
Uber
Metro/Public Transportation Proximity:
Onsite
Parking Onsite:
No
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Largest Group:
1200
Largest Classroom Style:
200
Largest Theatre Style:
656
Largest Standing Reception:
800
Largest Seated Reception:
200
Technology:
The Joy boasts a state of the art sound, lighting, and video system like no other in the City. The use of all audio and lighting equipment with video screens is included in the rental fee. Staffing fees apply for our in house technical team. Please visit our website for complete production information and system specs. • d&b audiotechnik V-Series line arrays with b22 subs • Avid Venue consoles at both the contact front of house and monitor positions • Live audio and video recording capabilities in house • HD displays: 2 55" LCD displays over the bars; 1 70" LCD display in the lobby - can be programmed with your message through SCALA • On stage: three giant HD motorized screens with Digital Projection Titan HD 3D capable projectors (1 center screen 27' diagonal and 2 side screens 13.41' diagonal) • Two PTZ HD cameras and one mobile camera available • All are mixed and routed from a video mix position and most any video source can be utilized with this system to accommodate any function • House lighting package features a full array of both static, color changing, and intelligent, moving fixtures. Custom configurations are available to suit your specific event.
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Free
Wi-Fi In Meeting Space:
Yes
Onsite A/V Staff:
Yes
Food & Beverage:
The Joy retains all rights to provide food and beverage service. We work with preferred caterers that highlight New Orleans cuisine - from casual to upscale, including vegan, organic and gluten-free. Outside catering allowed with facility fee.
Must Use In-house Catering:
No
Cultural Catering Available:
Yes
Alcohol Permitted:
Yes
Can Bring Own Alcohol:
No
Offers Non-profit Rates:
Yes
Phone:
504-528-9569 or 504-259-9421
Event Space Available:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Ideally suited for:
Corporate Social Events
Meetings/Conferences/Trainings
Reunions
Social/Special events
Wedding Receptions
Youth Event/Meetings/Camps






Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Theater Seating for up to 656 people and standing roomup to 1200.

Balcony 2188 sq ft

Stage Includes backstage and dressing rooms with private restrooms

Catering

  • Beverage and Bar Service
  • Preferred Caterers List
    Preferred caterers that highlight New Orleans cuisine - from casula to upscale, including vegan organic and gluten-free.

Services

ServiceDescription
Canal Street Marquee Personalized to commemorate your event

Talent Booking

Knowledgeable, Professional Staff Including ticketing, ushers, production, security and event manager

Technology

TypeDescription
Production The Joy boasts state of the art sound, lighting and video system like no other in the City.  The use of all audio and lighting equipment with video screens is included in the rental fee. 

Sound The professional surround sound system features JBL Vertec Line Arrays and a 12 mix powered monitor mix. Avid Venue consoles at bothe the contact front of house and monitor positions.  Live audio and video recording capabailities in house.

Video Displays can be programmed with your message.  Almost any video source can be utilized with this system to accommodate any function.

Lighting The house system was specifically designed to fulfill most band riders and private event needs, custom configurations are available to suit your specific event.

Talk to a Venue Specialist: 1-877-244-6110