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What is SoWal's knowledge of great theaters in America?

Discussion in 'Events and Activities' started by NoHall, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. Minnie

    Minnie Beach Fanatic

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    I thought of the New Amsterdam when I read this thread, thanks for sharing the photo, Mango.

    It is definitely one of the finest. When Disney decided to go to Broadway they wanted their own theater to showcase their product.

    I am glad they renovated this one, it is definitely a keeper. :clap:
     
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  2. Beachbummett

    Beachbummett SoWal Insider

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    Funny you should bring this up today! Your ff, fff and others are going to The Alabama Theatre Saturday night to see "Grease" the movie. Remember, a bunch of us went here for the Halloween showing of "Rocky Horror Picture Show" last year. I used to go to this theatre when I was little and thought it was the most grand thing I had ever seen.

    Alabama Theatre, take a tour around...

    http://s84.photobucket.com/albums/k35/jhanks6349/?action=view&current=b00fbdd0.pbw


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  3. NoHall

    NoHall hmmmm......can't remember

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    I keep going back to everyone's pictures...so gorgeous! :clap::clap::clap:
     
  4. Ocean Lover

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    This is a really cool thread. I love these grand old theaters. I remember going to the ohio theatre on a field trip in 4th grade. I thought it was the most beautiful place in the world. We were there to see la beheme so I spent a lot of time looking around.:D
     
  5. Minnie

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    I love the domed ceilings over the main seating areas.
     
  6. NoHall

    NoHall hmmmm......can't remember

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    Not just for beauty---they are acoustical structures. Cool, huh? (Seriously--in the 9th grade I wanted to go to Tech and eventually be an acoustical architect.)
     
  7. TooFarTampa

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    Oh, yeah, anytime Mangy! It would be so great to be able to tour theaters all over the country. That may be on my List, as of now. Thanks for starting the thread NoHall!

    I am loving looking at all these pictures. By the way, this whole thread reminds me of the Styx Paradise Theater album. One of my all time faves!

    [ame]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paradise_Theatre[/ame]
     
  8. NoHall

    NoHall hmmmm......can't remember

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    BB! Road trip!!!
     
  9. Kase626

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    This thread makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside knowing that I'm not the only one who stands in amazement at theatrical architecture. :wub:

    And TFT, THANK YOU for posting the Tampa Theatre pictures. I'm SO excited to see it first hand. (You think they have a position open for an intern?? :lol:)
     
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    Grayt idea! I'm up for a good road trip. When, where, what time, and what should I wear?
     
  11. NoHall

    NoHall hmmmm......can't remember

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    Next summer. I'll be a real teacher, and I'll have the summer off! :clap:
     
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  13. John R

    John R needs to get out more

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    one of the Rep summer employees may be taking a job there.
     
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    Hopefully as a real job and not an intern :funn: The intern living conditions are... uhh... interesting.
     

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