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NEWORLEANS- The restored Saenger Theatre will play host to the next Broadway season in Fall 2013-Spring 2014, it was announced Thursday.

The list of shows and the official announcement will be made next Thursday, March 21.

The Saenger last played host to Broadway shows prior to Hurricane Katrina and its restoration has been delayed several times.

The Broadway Across America series, including the upcoming touring company of 'Wicked,' has been housed at the Mahalia Jackson Theater since 2009.

The Saenger is in the midst of a $52 million restoration from extensive damage during Katrina.

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