Photos from just a few of the events we've hosted!

The Prytania is one of New Orleans’ premier party and get-together venues! Looking for a place to hold your your private event, host a private screening, or just throw a party? We’re the place for you! In addition to the auditorium, you also get the theatre staffed by our employees so party-goers can get popcorn, snacks, soda, and coffee. You are also welcome to bring in your own food for your event (cake, pizza, catered food, etc.); however, you cannot bring in your own alcohol. If you’d like to watch a film, all you have to do is bring in a DVD or Blu-Ray. All of our equipment is at your disposal. If you have something special in mind, feel free to e-mail us your idea and we’d be happy to work something out! A deposit must be made in advance by cash, check, or any major credit card. 


Want to be a Movie Star for a day?!

Tired of the same boring place to host your children’s Birthday Parties? Host your next “Private Movie Premiere party” at the Historic Prytania Theatre. The Prytania Staff will “Roll out the Red Carpet” and make you feel like a “Star”. When you host your birthday party at the Prytania Theatre we take care of it all. All you have to do is Choose your movie and bring the Kids and the Cake and our wonderful staff will take care of the rest.


We can cater to your private screening, corporate event, fundraiser, special party or whatever you can dream up! What can you show? Movies- of course- or anything that you have on Blu-Ray, DVD or on your computer, including power points, slide shows or streaming videos from the internet. If you’re showing a film, there are different rules and related charges that apply if you’re selling tickets or having a free private screening. We can walk you through the process.



Are you looking for a the perfect theatre to screen your film? The Prytania Theatre is the place. We offer flexible 4-wall options for either a single show or a multiple engagement. Please fill out the rental request form for more details or contact for pricing and availability.


Want to see how your Color/ FX and sound play in a theatrical setting? We have a Sony 4K Projector with RealD 3D capabilities and a 36ft wide Harkness Silver Screen. We also have a State of the art KLIPSCH sound system, a Dolby 650 Cinema Processor equipped with Dolby 7.1 and Surround EX capabilities. The Prytania Theatre is available Monday-Friday 8am-12pm for test screening rentals.


The Prytania Theatre offers great rates for producers and filmmakers looking to screen dailies or work-in-progress cuts for your private audience during the week Monday-Friday 8am-12pm. We can project HD from DVD, Blu-Ray, from your computer or we can facilitate a deck rental if you require. 35mm dailies screenings available as well please contact for more details.


Book a 2-3 hour block to show your film and invite your cast/crew/friends. Best rates are available during weekday evenings or late night. Concession service available. 

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