LRS Unseated Quick Links:
Virtual Tour: "Movie Palace Paradiso"
Virtual Tour: "Behind the Curtain: Behind the Curtain"
Self Guided Tour: LRS Unseated (Coming June 15!)
For the Conservancy and for many of you June means one thing—Last Remaining Seats. Our annual summer film series gives people the opportunity to visit Broadway’s historic movie palaces and experience a slice of classic Hollywood while celebrating the revitalization of downtown’s most famous street. Even though we can’t welcome you inside L.A.’s historic theaters this year, the Conservancy still wants you to experience the majesty and extravagance of these grand movie palaces!
For the month of June, we’re giving you the following in-person and virtual experiences to help satisfy your cinematic sweet tooth:
We look forward to welcoming you back to the theatres for our 35th Anniversary Season of Last Remaining Seats in 2022!
Historic Broadway Virtual Tours!
You are cordially invited to attend “Broadway Historic Theatres,” two brand-new, eye-popping virtual tours through some of the grandest theatres of L.A.’s historic Broadway district! Witness the grandeur of places like the Los Angeles Theatre, the Orpheum, the Palace, and more while learning about their history and ongoing revitalization. Reserve your “seat” now for one—or both—of the following tour dates:
“Movie Palace Paradiso”
Wednesday, June 9 at 6 p.m.
Join Los Angeles Conservancy docent and long-time Last Remaining Seats Production Manager, Bud Coffey on a virtual tour through The Theatre at Ace Hotel, The Orpheum Theatre, and The Palace. Each of these uniquely designed theatres left its mark on the history of film in Los Angeles. There are so many stories to tell that you won't want to miss a minute of this tour. $8 Members/$12 General Public
"Behind the Curtain”
Wednesday, June 23 at 6 p.m.
Tag along with Los Angeles Conservancy and Museum of Neon Art (MONA) docent, Eric Lynxwiller on a virtual tour of the majestic Los Angeles Theatre: one of the most lavish movie palaces on Broadway. Using photographs of exclusive spaces, you'll get up close to the theatre’s famous three-dimensional curtain, and see easy-to-miss architectural details in the stunning French Baroque lobby. $8 Members/$12 General Public
Thank you to our traditional Last Remaining Seats Sponsors who continued to support us in 2020!
Tom Dolby & Family
Walter J. & Holly O. Thomson Foundation
Steve and Cathy Needleman
Major funding for the Los Angeles Conservancy’s programs is provided by the LaFetra Foundation and the Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation.