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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

The Renovated Historic Lamp Theater in Irwin, PA Reopens!

Historic Lamp Theatre Reopens Today The doors of the Lamp theatre reopened today! The renovated Lamp Theater in Irwin, PA reopens following months of renovations by local volunteers, as well as work by previous owners, including the Westmoreland Cultural Trust. … Continued

The Chautauqua Amphitheatre, One of the Nation’s Most Significant Historic Theatres and a National Historic Landmark, is Threatened With Demolition

The Chautauqua Institution’s plan to rehabilitate ‘The Amp’ calls for the demolition of every defining element of the Amphitheatre’s character and architectural significance. Theatre Historical Society of America joins with other national organizations like the National Trust for Historic Preservation … Continued

Wendy Wurlitzer Honored by The National Association of Professional Women

THS Board Member Wendy Wurlitzer honored by The National Association of Professional Women The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Wendy Wurlitzer as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this … Continued

Historic Theatre Preservation: How New Mexico is Saving its Historic Theatres

This article written by Elmo Baca, a New Mexico MainStreet Program Associate, Economic Development Department, looks at how historic theatres are achieving success with investment from Main Street programs. A tiny prairie town of 3,200 on the state line in … Continued

THS 2015 Awards for Outstanding Service and Excellence

Each year THS recognizes dedicated people for their outstanding service, and notable publications for their contribution to the preservation, documentation, and celebration of historic theatres.  This year our President and Board of Directors have been inspired by the talent and … Continued

American City & County Governments Make the Case for Historic Theatres

The American City & County website makes the case for historic theatres. Historic theaters like Count Biase Theatre in Red Bank, N.J. pictured above, bring beauty and revenue to local communities. Enjoy the article ‘Preserving the past is a key … Continued

Europe’s Largest Wurlitzer Theatre Pipe Organ Brought Back to Life, in Pictures!

Programs & Performances: From The Telegraph – Enjoy their amazing images and the story of this great Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ. “The Grand Hall at vintage venue Troxy in London’s East End is soon to be filled with the sounds … Continued