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This page affords you a preview of additional theatres we’re currently working on and will soon add to this website.

There are 5 theatres in the hopper right now. Scroll down to read more and preview the theatres we’ll be adding soon!

California (outside the L.A. Metro area)
Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara

Granada Theatre, Santa Barbara

First Opened: 9th April 1924
Photoshoot Completed: 19th September 2019

The Granada Theatre is Santa Barbara’s oldest standing movie palace and the tallest building in the city. Opened in May 1924, the Granada famously survived the devastating earthquake of 1925. A major renovation took place in the early 2000s, and in 2008 the theatre reopened as the destination for large-scale touring productions, and the new home for multiple Santa Barbara-resident companies including the Santa Barbara Symphony and Opera Santa Barbara.

San Diego Civic Theatre

San Diego Civic Theatre

First Opened: 12th January 1965
Photoshoot Completed: 17th January 2020

The San Diego Civic Theatre opened in early 1965, designed by modernist architect Lloyd Ruocco – one of San Diego’s most influential architects. The Civic is San Diego county’s largest performing arts venue and is home to Broadway in San Diego, San Diego Opera, and California Ballet.

United Kingdom: outside London
Gaiety Theatre, Isle of Man

Gaiety Theatre, Isle of Man

First Opened: 16th July 1900
Photoshoot Completed: 28th December 2019

The Gaiety Theatre was constructed on the site of a largely unsuccessful entertainment pavilion, and incorporates parts of the pavilion structure (most notably the roof) into the current building. Renowned UK theatre architect Frank Matcham was engaged to build the new theatre, and the Gaiety is now considered one of his finest surviving theatres.

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

First Opened: 28th November 1867
Photoshoot Completed: 24th December 2019

The Theatre Royal is Glasgow’s oldest surviving theatre, having first opened in 1867. Following a fire in 1879 the theatre was rebuilt to the designs of architect C.J. Phipps, and it is now the largest surviving example of his work. The Theatre Royal has been home to Scottish Opera since 1975.

Washington DC
The Kennedy Center

The Kennedy Center

First Opened: 8th September 1971
Photoshoot Completed: 1st June 2018

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (formally called the John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts, and commonly referred to as the Kennedy Center) is the United States National Cultural Center, located on the Potomac River, adjacent to the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C.

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