On the Screen: The Roxy!

Explore the Ben Hall collection’s selection of stage show photos from the Roxy Theatre. When Samuel Lionel “Roxy” Rothafel built the Roxy Theatre in Times Square, he set out to make […]

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Is there a Cinerama theatre near you?

Cinerama was a novel film process developed to create a unique experience at a time when movie theatres were beginning to feel the effects of television’s popularity. The brainchild of engineer […]

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Theatre Postcards: Treasures From the THS Archives

Besides being fun and interesting to browse, the THS archives can help you document the architectural, social and cultural history of the theatres you love! Information and materials in the […]

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Happy 100th Birthday Maryland Theatre!

Happy 100th Birthday to the Maryland Theatre in Hagerstown! The Maryland Theatre was built in 1915, at a cost of about $200,000 by the Potomac Realty Company. Designed by Harry […]

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THS is blogging with Cinema Treasures!

The THS archives and Cinema Treasures website are a wonderful combination of resources for historic theatre enthusiasts. Along with the beautiful photographs and overviews of so many theatres at Cinema […]

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Treasures From the THS Archives: Motion Picture News Trade Publication

  Motion Picture News was a film exhibitor’s trade publication that came about through the 1913 merging of Moving Picture News and The Exhibitor’s Times. From the front cover alone, […]

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Historic Gems on THS Conclave Theatre Tour

THS will visit historic gems in Richmond, Washington DC, Highland Springs, Hopewell, Charlottesville, Staunton, Norfolk, Waynesboro, Williamsburg and Portsmouth to name a few of the stops on the 2015 Conclave […]

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New Collections Added to Our Online Catalog

We have recently added a new collection of glass slides, which were donated by Dwight Cleveland, to the Theatre Historical Society of America’s online catalog. This is a collection of 206 […]

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Minneapolis’s Hennepin Theatre Trust to kick-off International Cultural Assets webinar series

  Minneapolis’s Hennepin Theatre Trust to kick-off International Cultural Assets webinar series Wednesday April 15th 12 noon to 1p.m. (EST)   The webinar Tom Hoch, President and CEO of Hennepin […]

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Join THS in Virginia for the 2015 Conclave

    THS is traveling to Virginia and Washington D.C. for the Conclave Theatre Tour!  We will be visiting more than 20 historic theatres on this exciting trip from 23 […]

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