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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.

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American Southwest
Fox Tucson Theatre

Fox Tucson Theatre

First Opened: 11th April 1930
Photoshoot Completed: 27th August 2019

The Fox Tucson Theatre opened on April 11, 1930, as a dual vaudeville/movie house. The Fox featured a stage, full fly-loft, and dressing rooms beneath the stage. The combined effects of “talkies” and the Depression limited the opportunities for live performance, and the dressing rooms were never completed.




California (outside the L.A. Metro area)
Balboa Theatre, San Diego

Balboa Theatre, San Diego

First Opened: 28th March 1924
Photoshoot Completed: 23rd October 2019

Opened in 1924 as a vaudeville theatre and movie palace, architect William H. Wheeler designed the Balboa in a combination of Moorish and Spanish Revival styles. Wheeler incorporated 20ft-high waterfalls into the auditorium, flanking the proscenium arch and helping to assist with air cooling within the theatre. The Balboa underwent an extensive renovation in 2005 and reopened in 2008.


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 was designed by Lloyd Ruocco and is home to San Diego Opera. It has played host to the largest shows and concerts to visit San Diego over the last 50+ years. The Civic is the region’s largest and greatest-attended performing arts venue.




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 theatre having first opened in 1867. Following a fire, the theatre was rebuilt in 1880 to the designs of Charles J. Phipps, and is now the largest surviving example of Phipps’ theatre work. In 1957 the theatre was turned into a television theatre for use by the then newly-formed Scottish Television (STV). Following STV’s move to larger premises, Scottish Opera bought the theatre and reopened it in 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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