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The Historic Alhambra Theatre Tour

Go on a history-filled journey, from the inception of this historic landmark venue in 1928, all the way to its present-day incarnation as a celebrated regional entertainment venue. The Alhambra Theatre Tour encompasses historical and architectural highlights of the building, including the main lobby, theatre auditorium and recent second story lobby expansion and additional performance space. Tour guests have the chance to stand on the stage which has been shared by vaudeville acts, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Marty Stuart, Coasters & Drifters, Pam Tillis and many more!

Points of Interest

  • Outside cornerstone indicating collaboration between the city and county 
  • Original archway entrance, tile floor and chandelier from 1928
  • Mosaic tiles and theatre auditorium facade fashioned after Alhambra Palace in Grenada, Spain
  • Proscenium stage arch, firescreen and original chairs 
  • Viewing room original film room
  • Original general electric panel, tin ceiling, part of the original marquee featured in new The Hall space 

Times

Tours will run 8:30am-3:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Tour lasts approximately 30 minutes. Please contact our Patron Service Coordinator, Doris Anne Russell in advance for group tours. 

*Please note tour content is subject to change based on events in the building. There is no stage or dressing room access on event days.

The Alhambra Theatre is a 650-seat proscenium theatre offering a variety of performances. This historic landmark was completed in 1928 and re-opened in 1983 as a community performing arts center, managed by the Pennyroyal Arts Council.

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Bring the Whole Group

 

Interested in bring a large group? We'd love to have you! Contact Doris Russell at doris.russell@pennyroyalarts.org or complete the form below.

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