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Kathy Summerlin
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ksummerlin@ci.pensacola.fl.us

Saenger Now Offers Wi-Fi

May 10, 2017

For Immediate Release, April 13, 2017

Contact:  Kathy Summerlin, 850-595-3882 or ksummerlin@cityofpensacola.com

 

PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Saenger Theatre recently upgraded its amenities for patrons attending events at the city-owned building.  Through a joint effort with the Technology Department of the City of Pensacola, patrons who attend events at the Saenger Theatre now have access to public Wi-Fi.  “In our world of social media, patrons want to share their encounters through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram,” said Doug Lee, General Manager of the Saenger Theatre.  He continued “and by providing access to public Wi-Fi at the Saenger, it serves to enhance the theatre-going experience.”

Many shows at the Saenger require that cell phones be turned off during the performance as a matter of etiquette for the performers and the patrons surrounding them so it is encouraged that cell phone usage be limited to pre-show and intermission usage only.  To use the public Wi-Fi, patrons will have to agree to, and accept the City of Pensacola’s usage policy. 

About Saenger Theatre:  The Saenger Theatre is the premier entertainment venue located in downtown Pensacola.  The Theatre is home to the Broadway in Pensacola and hosts a variety of events including symphony, opera, ballet, touring concerts, family shows and community events.  The Saenger Theatre is owned by the City of Pensacola and professionally managed by SMG, the world leader in venue management, marketing and development. 

 

About SMG:

SMG turns 40 in 2017! Celebrating its 40th anniversary and founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to 233 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, amphitheaters, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit smgworld.com