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Programs & Performances: Granada Theatre’s Star-Studded Legends Gala Takes Center Stage

Theatre’s Star-Studded Legends Gala Takes Center Stage The event honors supporters of multi-million-dollar restoration of Granada as a state-of-the-art building. Originally opened in 1924, the Granada celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2014 with more than 100,000 people attending performances in … Continued

The Theatre on Your Street: What it Takes to Save an Historic Theatre

For decades, neighborhood cinemas were commonplace throughout the city of Detroit. Today, just a handful remain, and only the Redford Theater in northwest Detroit and the Senate Theater on the city’s west side have been restored and feature regular programming. … Continued

The Theatre on Your Street: The Historic Huntridge Theatre in Las Vegas Will Not Get Renovation

The Historic Huntridge Theatre is Las Vegas will not get the renovation hoped for by Michael Cornthwaite, Joey Vanas and inspired Vegas residents. It was an ambitious idea that brought the community together. But a plan to buy and renovate … Continued

Glendale’s Historic Alex Theatre Celebrates 90th Birthday

The Alex Theatre Lights-up for 90th Birthday Celebrations! “Visitors got a sneak peek at the restored beacon of downtown Glendale – the highly visible tower with a spire atop at the Alex Theatre as it was briefly relit about a … Continued

News From the Warner Film Center and the Historic Warner Cascade Theatre Museum

Did you know that New Castle, PA has one of the earliest Warner Brothers theatres in America? The Cascade Theatre opened in the winter of 1907. Warner Brothers rose from local exhibitors to film moguls in the Eastern Ohio – … Continued

Lakewood Theatre and Historic Landmark Status – Dallas TX.

Our Friends in Dallas are working to gain historic landmark status for the iconic Lakewood Theatre. Have you worked on a similar project? Please share you experiences gaining historic landmark status and how your community works with building owners and … Continued

Loews Valenica Movie Palace, now the Tabernacle of Prayer Church, hosted a rare tour this summer.

The home of the Tabernacle of Prayer Church in Queens is physically divine – one of five incredible “Wonder Theatres” opened by the Loew’s chain in the NYC area in the 1920s. The enormous cinema looks where anyone would feel … Continued

Board Vote Paves Way For Chautauqua Amphitheater Demolition

Theatre Historical Society of America joined with other preservation oprganizations, architects, and concerned citizens to express the need for preservation and renovation of ‘The Amp.’We learned that at its recent meeting the Chautauqua board voted to proceed with plans to … Continued

How Moberly Missouri Restored its Treasured Theatre

Theatre Historical Society of America’s Marquee publication featured the town of Moberly Missouri and the successful renovation of their 4th Street Theatre. When we think of grand theaters, it is the ornate movie house in places like New York, Philadelphia, … Continued