Spreckels Theatre in downtown San Diego is a 100-year-old gem, the city's oldest indoor theater, a confection of marble sculpture, alabaster skylights, dreamy murals and acoustics that in were once considered among the best anywhere...
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Downtown's Spreckels Theatre is celebrating its 100th anniversary with an effort to return the theater to its former glory.
Work is already underway on the restoration of the theater's 75-year-old marquee and neon "blade" sign over the Broadway entrance...
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In preparation for this year's 100th anniversary of the Spreckels Theatre, building owner Jacquelyn Metzger Littlefield has launched a renovation and restoration project for the Downtown icon, which first opened on Broadway on Aug. 23, 1912. The restoration will begin with three projects...
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Photo Credits: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7 - Heritage Architecture and Planning, 12 - 17 In memory of Sunny Tarasuck
THESE ARE SOME OF OUR PAST BOOKINGS
Theatre Presentations: Holiday Plaid; Avenue Q; Angels in America; Ken Hill's Phantom of the Opera; Solitary Confinement starring Stacy Keach; Greater Tuna (original cast); Grease; A Matter of Gravity starring Kathryn Hepburn; Beauty Shop (Parts 1 & 2); Mame; Living Room; Momma Don't; Whatever Happened to Black Love?; A Good Man is Hard to Find; Too Short to be a Rockette starring Pia Zadora; Naked Boys Singing; Equus.
Music Concerts: Ray Charles, Rickie Lee Jones; The Whispers; Cocteau Twins; EMF; Richard Elliot/Bobby Caldwell; Chris Isaak; Kenny Loggins; Neville Brothers; Todd Rundgreen; Richie Sambora; Tin Machine, featuring David Bowie; Pat Benatar; Bob Weir; Natalie Cole; Roxette; The; David Lanz; Raffi; Clara Schumann; McDonald's Gospelfest; Chaka Kahn/Phillip Bailey; Simple Minds; Lori Anderson; Sarah McLaughlin; Patti LaBelle; Jose Jose; Everything But The Girl; Steven Wright; Crowded House; Crash Test Dummies; Phish; Steve Perry; Jewel; George Winston; Dead Can Dance; Outkast.
Comedy Acts: George Lopez; Tim Allen; Ellen Degeneres; Tommy Davidson; George Wallace; Black Comedy Explosion; Jamie Foxx; Sommore and Jemmerio.
Dance Programs: Ballet Folklorido de Mexico; Alvin Ailey Dance Company; California Ballet; Feld Ballet; Les Ballets Africains; Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane & Co.; Ankgor Dreams; Moscow Gypsy Dancers; Hubbard Street Dance Co.; Rosa Montoya Dancers; Pirin Bulgarian Folk Ensemble; Kodo Drums of Japan; Metropolitan Ballet; City Ballet; Mark Morris; Stomp; Forever Tango; Tap Dogs.
Locations For: Mr. Jones (feature film starring Richard Gere); Writer's Block (USA Network film starring Morgan Fairchild); Red Hot & Dance (EMF Performance); Live at the Foxxhole-Jamie Foxx Comedy Special (HBO); Miss California Pageant; Prophet of Evil (USA Network film starring Brian Dennehy); Tainted Blood (USA Network film starring Raquel Welch).
Special Events: National Theatre for Children; San Diego Children's Theater; Great American Children's Theater; David Copperfield; Mummenschanz; Musclemania; Snowboard film premieres for: Snowboarder Magazine, Standard Films and Mack Dawg Productions; Warren Miller Ski Films; Ebony Fashion Show; Miss Teen America; San Diego Music Awards.
Industrial Presentations: Borland International Kawasaki USA; IBM; Audi; Lexus; Toyota; World Wide Dream Builders (Amway); Excel Communications.