Founded by Ben Hall in 1969, the Theatre Historical Society of America (THS) celebrates, documents and promotes the architectural, cultural and social relevance of America’s historic theatres. Through its preservation of the collections in the American Theatre Architecture Archive, its signature publication Marquee™ and Conclave Theatre Tour, THS increases awareness, appreciation and scholarly study of America’s theatres.

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    • Lakewood Theatre and Historic Landmark Status – Dallas TX. ... 18 hours ago
    • Loews Valenica Movie Palace, now the Tabernacle of Prayer Church, hosted a rare tour this summer. ... 1 day ago
    • Board Vote Paves Way For Chautauqua Amphitheater Demolition ... 2 days ago
    • How Moberly Missouri Restored its Treasured Theatre ... 5 days ago
    • The Renovated Historic Lamp Theater in Irwin, PA Reopens! ... 1 week ago
    • The Chautauqua Amphitheatre, One of the Nation’s Most Significant Historic Theatres and a National Historic Landmark, is Threatened With Demolition ... 2 weeks ago
    • Wendy Wurlitzer Honored by The National Association of Professional Women ... 2 weeks ago