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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 10 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 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.




Los Angeles: L.A. Metro Area
Academy Museum

Academy Museum

First Opened: 30th September 2021
Photoshoot Completed: 26th September 2021

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is devoted to the history, science, and cultural impact of the film industry. Opened in September 2021, the museum contains the signature 1,000-seat Geffen Theater and the 288-seat Ted Mann Theater.




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 is one of the best preserved theatres of its time in the UK.




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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