Category - THS News

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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 […]


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 […]

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Announcing the 2015 Thomas DuBuque Research Fellowship Winner: Richard Grell.

THS is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2015 Thomas DuBuque Research Fellowship: Richard Grell. Richard Grell’s journey in exploring the work of his granduncle, artist and theatre muralist, […]


Dave Hoekstra’s Nocturnal Journal: Preserving Movie Palaces

Listen to Dave Hoekstra’s Independence Day edition of the Nocturnal Journal with a look at the efforts of the Elmhurst-based Theatre Historical Society of America. Executive Director Richard Fosbrink and […]


So Far We Visited 12 Theatres in 2 Days, Including Richmond’s Carpenter Theatre

The Loews Carpenter Theater at 6th and Grace streets in Richmond is a handsome example of movie palace architecture of the 1920s. Designed by the renowned theater architect John Eberson, […]


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 […]


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, […]


Inside Brooklyn’s King’s Theatre

Here’s a wonderful story about some passionate theatre enthusiasts. Read the NY Times article about some very special furniture and the amazing journey of restoration at the Kings Theartre. “When […]


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 […]


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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