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24 August 2010

1970 – Manitoba Theatre Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Number Ten Architectural Group The Manitoba Theatre Centre was designed in the Brutalist style designed by local architect Allan Waisman of Number Ten Architectural Group with input from the MTC artistic director...

24 August 2010

1997 – Denver Performing Arts Complex

Architects: Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo & Associates, Hardy Holzmann Pfeiffer The Denver Performing Arts Complex is the largest performing arts complex under one roof, and the second-largest center of its kind in terms...

17 August 2010

1964 – David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center, New York

Architect: Philip Johnson Part of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the David H. Koch Theater is a theater for ballet and opera. Originally named the New York State Theater, it opened...

13 August 2010

1883 – Princess Opera House, Winnipeg

The three-storied Princess Opera House opened on May 14,1883. It featured many fine dramatic presentations including Shakespeare’s plays. The Princess burned down in 1892.

09 August 2010

1905 – The Scala Theatre, Charlotte Street, London

Architect: Frank T. Verity Site of a theatre since 1772, known as The Prince of Wales Theatre between 1865 -1882. In 1903, Dr. Edmund Distin Maddick bought the property, and adjoining properties, and...

16 July 2010

1870 – South London Palace, Southwark, London

Architect: William Paice This was the third music-hall to succeed in London, following the Canterbury and Weston’s (Holborn Empire), was burnt down in 1869, but speedily rebuilt.It was badly damaged by enemy action...

13 July 2010

1869 – Royal Denmark Theatre & Winter Garden, Leicester Sq., London

Architect: E.C. Robins Never constructed. Originally the site of Saville House, formerly Aylesbury House of 1684, which was used for various exhibitions and entertainments from the first years of the nineteenth century. When...

08 July 2010

1905 – Walker Theatre (Burton Cummings), Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Howard C. Stone The Walker Theatre, now known as the Burton Cummings, is the city’s oldest surviving grand theatre and was built in 1905 with 2030 seats. It has been designated a...

08 July 2010

1913 – Former Rex Theatre / Epic Theatre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Alexander Melville Demolished in 2008, the rendered facade concealed the remains of the original ornate classical design. The interior was largely intact prior to demolition despite a report by a downtown development...