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Sign Up to Tour Broadway Theatres During Art Walk

By Eric Richardson
Published: Thursday, November 04, 2010, at 05:06PM
United Artists Theatre, Los Angeles Wendell F. Benedetti [Flickr]

Inside the United Artists, one of a dozen historic theatres on Broadway.

Want to learn more about Downtown's theatres? The Los Angeles Historic Theatre Foundation will be again offering its walking tour of the historic Broadway Theatre District during the Downtown Art Walk on November 11.

After a short Powerpoint on the district's history, you'll get a narrated tour of the street's history and potential.

Here's LAHTF's description:

The L.A. Historic Theatre Foundation (www.lahtf.org) will conduct free 30-45 minute walking tours of the Broadway Theatre District as part of this month’s Downtown Art Walk, Thursday, November 11, 6:30; 7:00; and 7:30pm. Tours depart from Clifton’s Cafeteria at 7th and Broadway. Tours will be preceded by a brief PowerPoint presentation on the district’s history with emphasis on the creation of a live entertainment district on Broadway. Tours are by reservation only. Reservations may be made through blogdowntown – blogdowntown.com

“Broadway and the 20 historic theatres on and surrounding it can provide the catalyst for game-changing economic growth and an explosion of new entertainment offerings, according to Hillsman Wright, Exec. Dir of the LAHTF. “These theatre district walking tours will illuminate the great potential for the street as well as provide a way for interested folks to become actively involved in making the Broadway entertainment district a reality.”

Space is limited, so sign up by giving your name, email and selecting a tour time below:


LAHTF says that the tours are now full. Look for more tours next month.


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