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River Center Performing Arts Theatre

  • 396 St. Louis Street Raising Cane' River Center - Corner of Street Louis Street & Government Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
  • (225) 389-3030

The River Center Performing Arts Theatre is the premier location for great entertainment and the heart of the cultural community for over 40 years! Home of the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Baton Rouge Ballet, annual Broadway Show series and other cultural performances.

The River Center Performing Arts Theatre is the epicenter for cultural events in Baton Rouge. The theatre is a 2,000 seat, state-of-the-art, acoustically tuned venue that hosts everything from symphony performances, ballet, recitals, concerts to keynote speakers.

The theatre reopened in the Spring of 2022 after undergoing an $18 million upgrade and renovation with enhancements of wider seats, two additonal aisles, balcony boxes and a soaring atrium.

Located at the Raising Cane's River Center complex.

  • Seating Capacity of 1,999 (1,897 permanent seats)
  • 57.5 ft. x 28ft. Proscenium
  • Hydraulic Orchestra Pit
  • Balcony Level with Balcony Boxes
  • Five (5) Electric Line sets and Forty (40) Counterweight Line set
  • Five (5) Dressing Rooms
  • Maple Stage
  • One (1) Box Offce and (2) Ticket Windows
  • 3 Levels: Basement Level, Orchestra Level and Balcony Level
  • Soaring Glass Atrium
General Information
  • ADA Compliant:
    • Yes
  • Close to Dining:
  • Close to Shopping:
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  • River View/Water View:
  • Good for: Groups:
  • Parking:
    • Private lot
    • Street
    • Garage
  • Price Range:
    • $
    • $$
    • $$$