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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 20 theatres in the hopper right now. Scroll down to read more and preview the theatres we’ll be adding to our website very soon!


California (outside Los Angeles and San Francisco)
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.




Chicago
Copernicus Center

Copernicus Center

First Opened: 27th June 1930
Photoshoot Completed: 14th October 2022

The Copernicus Center is a premiere event center in Chicago hosting events, concerts, theatre, educational workshops, culturally diverse activities, and community engagement. The center originally opened as the Gateway Theatre in mid-1930.


Riviera Theatre

Riviera Theatre

First Opened: 2nd October 1918
Photoshoot Completed: 15th October 2022

The Riviera Theatre was designed by Chicago-based architecture firm Rapp and Rapp for the Balaban & Katz theatre chain, opening in 1918. Closed as a theatre in the 1980s, it later became a nightclub as is now a popular live entertainment and music venue.




Los Angeles: Greater Metropolitan Area
Greek Theatre

Greek Theatre

First Opened: 25th September 1930
Photoshoot Completed: 20th March 2022

The Greek Theatre is an outdoor theatre located in Los Angeles’ Griffith Park. Modeled after a Greek temple, it was designed by Los Angeles based architect Samuel T. Norton and associated architects. More than 90 years after its opening, the Greek Theatre remains a popular outdoor live entertainment venue in the center of Los Angeles.


Regency Village, Westwood

Regency Village, Westwood

First Opened: 14th August 1931
Photoshoot Completed: 4th June 2022

First opened in August 1931, the Fox Westwood Theatre is one of only a few movie theatres in Los Angeles which can lay claim to having been a first-run movie theatre for its entire life. In its present form as the Regency Village Theatre it is a popular choice for movie premieres.




Ohio
Akron Civic Theatre

Akron Civic Theatre

First Opened: 20th April 1929
Photoshoot Completed: 14th July 2022

The theatre opened as Loew’s Akron in April 1929, part of the theatre chain built by exhibitor Marcus Loew. It is one of the few remaining atmospheric theatres designed by theatre architect John Eberson to survive.


Allen Theatre, Cleveland

Allen Theatre, Cleveland

First Opened: 1st April 1921
Photoshoot Completed: 12th July 2022

The Allen Theatre opened in April 1921 as a silent movie theatre with a seating capacity of more than 3,000. Renovated in the mid 1990s, the theatre underwent radical changes in 2010 reducing the seating capacity to 500 and creating the feel of an intimate playhouse.


Canton Palace Theatre

Canton Palace Theatre

First Opened: 22nd November 1926
Photoshoot Completed: 14th July 2022

The Canon Palace Theatre was built by local businessman Harry H. Ink, who had made his fortune from a sore throat remedy called Tonsiline. Noted theatre architect John Eberson designed the theatre which was reported to have cost over $1 million, and featured the city’s first air conditioning.


Connor Palace Theatre, Cleveland

Connor Palace Theatre, Cleveland

First Opened: 6th November 1922
Photoshoot Completed: 11th July 2022

The Connor Palace first opened in late 1922 as a vaudeville and movie theatre for the Keith-Albee theatre chain. Originally seating 3,100, the theatre was designed by noted Chicago-based architects Rapp and Rapp in a French Renaissance style. The theatre was renovated in the late 1980s.


KeyBank State Theatre, Cleveland

KeyBank State Theatre, Cleveland

First Opened: 5th February 1921
Photoshoot Completed: 11th July 2022

First opened in early 1921, the State Theatre originally sat 3,400. The vaudeville and movie theatre was designed in the Italian Renaissance style by architect Thomas W. Lamb, and was intended to be the flagship of the Ohio branch of the Loew’s Theatres chain.


Mimi Ohio Theatre, Cleveland

Mimi Ohio Theatre, Cleveland

First Opened: 14th February 1921
Photoshoot Completed: 11th July 2022

The theatre opened in early 1921 as Loew’s Ohio, a home for the presentation of legitimate drama. The 1,300-seat theatre was designed in the Italian Renaissance style by noted theatre architect Thomas W. Lamb. The theatre was renovated in the early 1980s.




San Francisco Bay Area
Castro Theatre, San Francisco

Castro Theatre, San Francisco

First Opened: 22nd June 1922
Photoshoot Completed: 12th August 2022

The Castro Theatre opened in mid-1922, built by the Nasser brothers and designed by architect Timothy Pflueger. It was designed for movies, and hence featured minimal stage facilities despite vaudeville still being popular at the time of the theatre’s opening. 100 years after it opened, the theatre is still owned by the Nasser family.




United Kingdom: London
Aldwych Theatre

Aldwych Theatre

First Opened: 23rd December 1905
Photoshoot Completed: 29th March 2022

The Aldwych Theatre opened in 1905, designed as a pair with the Waldorf Theatre (now Novello Theatre) at the opposite end of the block. Both theatres were designed by W.G.R. Sprague. The Aldwych was the Royal Shakespeare Company’s base in London for many years after 1960.


Dominion Theatre

Dominion Theatre

First Opened: 3rd October 1929
Photoshoot Completed: 29th March 2022

Initially built as a super cinema at the end of the 1920s, the Dominion Theatre is now a staple theatre of London’s West End. It is familiar to many as home to the annual Royal Variety Performance for many years.


London Palladium

London Palladium

First Opened: 26th December 1910
Photoshoot Completed: 7th April 2022

The London Palladium opened in December 1910 and is known throughout the world as the home of Variety. Out of all the theatres in the UK and London which have hosted the annual Royal Variety Performance, the London Palladium has hosted the annual variety extravaganza the most number of times, by far.




United Kingdom: outside London
Edinburgh Playhouse

Edinburgh Playhouse

First Opened: 12th August 1929
Photoshoot Completed: 31st March 2022

The Edinburgh Playhouse was built as a super cinema and opened in 1929. For many years it was the largest theatre, by seating capacity, in the UK.


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.


His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen

His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen

First Opened: 12th March 1906
Photoshoot Completed: 6th April 2022

The 1,400-seat His Majesty’s Theatre opened in December 1906, designed by renowned UK theatre architect Frank Matcham.


Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle

Tyne Theatre & Opera House, Newcastle

First Opened: 23rd September 1867
Photoshoot Completed: 30th March 2022

The Tyne Theatre & Opera House opened in 1867 and was designed by architect William Parnell. It is one of only a few Grade I listed theatres in England. The theatre was used as a cinema for many years before reverting to theatrical use in the late 1970s, and is now overseen by registered charity the Tyne Theatre & Opera House Preservation Trust.




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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