A new book on New Orleans theatres.

More from the “Big Easy” — a new book on New Orleans theatres

A new book on New Orleans theatres.

Prytania  Theater owner Rene Brunet, at age 91, has teamed up with urbanologist Jack  Stewart and New Orleans book publisher Arthur Hardy to produce a 160-page  coffee table book that chronicles more than 100 lost movie theaters in metro  New Orleans. Launch party THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1,    PRYTANIA THEATER 5:00-10:30 PM Free admission . Free refreshments.         Book Release and New Orleans Nostalgia Movie Night .The evening will include book signings, Q&A with the authors, 1940s newsreels, New Orleans travelogues, 1950s cartoons, and a showing of The Wacky World of Dr. Morgus (1962).

THS saw the other remaining theatres in New Orleans during our 1993 Conclave / Theatre Tour which was ably hosted by our late member and Board member Ty Tracy.

Thanks to Biff Buttler for the  link:


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  1. I had the pleasure to meet Mr. Brunet at his Prytania Theater a few years ago. He is a true Southern Gentleman!

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