The League of Historic American Theatres

This week, the world of Historic Theatres travels to Cleveland Ohio for the annualĀ League of Historic American Theatres conference. This nearly week-long event is a must-attend for anyone involved with an historic theatre. As a veteran now of 9 such gatherings I can attest to their value. Continue reading “The League of Historic American Theatres”

Classic Summer Film Programs

As a veteran of four summers of classic movie programming, I can declare that this type of event is a great way to draw audiences in for the least economic risk to a newly renovated venue. My former theatre, a 1930 movie palace with 1,200 seats, has established a niche with its classic film programs both during the year and at some holidays (Halloween & Christmas), but it really shines during the summer months. Continue reading “Classic Summer Film Programs”

Herb is eager to use his experiences to assist and inspire other historic theatres and their supporters by sharing the best practices of the industry at conferences and educational sessions.

Numa Saisselin
Executive Director, Florida Theatre, Jacksonville, Florida