ELMHURST, IL – Join Theatre Historical Society of America on Saturday October 18, 2014 for the 2014 Classic Cinemas Historic Theatre Tour: a one-day bus tour of three of the Classic Cinemas’ historic theatres.

The tour will start in Elmhurst, IL with a tour of the York Theatre, journey to Oak Park to visit the Lake and then head to Downers Grove to visit the Tivoli. Before returning to Elmhurst, we’ll also stop into the Downers Grove Museum to see their exhibit on the Tivoli “Movie Magic: Celebrating 86 years of the Tivoli Theatre.”

“We’re thrilled to partner with Classic Cinemas to showcase three of their historic theatres,” said Richard Fosbrink, Executive Director. “Classic Cinemas’ dedication to revitalizing these jewels and transforming them in to centers for community activity is something everyone should see for themselves.”

Registration fee includes bus transportation between theatres and a pizza lunch at the Tivoli Bowl.

Space is limited, early registration is encouraged. No on-site registrations will be accepted.

Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014
Price: $60 for members* / $70 for non-members.
Tour Check in starts at: 8:30AM at the York Theatre 152 N York Street, Elmhurst, IL 60126

To Register: Visit historictheatres.org or call (630) 782-1800 directly.

8:30AM Check in at York in Lobby
9:00AM Tour York
10:25AM Tour Lake Theatre
12:10PM Tour Tivoli Theatre
1:10PM Lunch at the Tivoli Bowl
2:40PM Tour Downers Grove Museum
4:20PM Arrive Back at York Theatre


York Theatre, image courtesy Classic Cinemas.

About The theatre historical society of america:

Founded in 1969 to document the architectural, cultural and social history of America’s theatres, the Theatre Historical Society of America (THS) is dedicated to the documentation and celebration of these structures in our shared heritage. Through the preservation of the collections in the American Theatre Architecture Archive, regional theatre tours, cooperative museum exhibits, publications, lectures, awards and research fellowships, THS promotes appreciation, scholarly study and use of these historically significant buildings. Visit THS online at historictheatres.org.