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An Usher’s Memories of Pittsburgh’s Historic Nixon Theatre

Shared from Vincent DiRicco’s Nixon Historic Theatre ‘Storyteling’ feature in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette “April 1950 holds special memories for me. I watched the legendary Mae West perform at the Nixon Theatre Downtown in “Diamond Lil.” More significantly, it marked the … Continued

The Theatre on Your Street: NYCEDC Restoration of Kings Theatre

In honor of Preservation Month we are sharing the New York City Economic Development Corporation’s summary of the Kings Theatre Restoration. “The restoration and expansion of this architectural jewel reestablishes the Kings Theatre as a premier performing arts venue for … Continued

Onsite Research & Education Center at the THS Theatre Architecture Acrhives

Visitors to the Willis & Shirley Johnson and Classic Cinemas Research & Education Center at the Theatre Historical Society of America have the opportunity to explore in the greatest theatre architecture-related archive of its kind, the American Theatre Architecture Archive … Continued

Theatre Architecture & Theatre Preservation With the THS Archives

Did you know the THS Archives can help you with your theatre preseration and research projects? You can find information for theatre architecture. architectural restoration, to help gain landmark status, or document performances and the history of a theatre in … Continued