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The Glendale Historical Society Presents

The Life and Works of Architect S. Charles Lee and
Tour of the Alex Theatre

The Glendale Historical Society [TGHS] Presents
The Life and Works of Architect S. Charles Lee and Tour of the Alex Theatre

Los Angeles Historian and S. Charles Lee aficionado Eric Lynxwiler will give a captivating presentation on the legendary theatre architect who, in 1940, re-designed the Alex Theatre’s facade into a fabulous Art Deco/Moderne neon masterpiece. Lee’s other notable projects include the Tower Theatre (1927) and the lavish Los Angeles Theatre (1931) in Downtown LA.

Lynxwiler’s talk will be followed by an exclusive architectural and backstage tour of the Alex Theatre. Built in 1925 and designed by architects Charles R. Selkirk and Arthur G. Lindley, the Alexander Theatre, as it was originally known, features Greek and Egyptian motifs and is listed on the Glendale Register of Historic Resources (No. 20), as well as on the National Register of Historic Places.

Photo credit: Regent of the University of California, Charles Lee Papers

PERFORMANCE ADVISORIES
Late Seating: Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the event’s Presenter
ADA Accessibility for Tour Portion of the event: Parts of the theatre are accessible only via stairs
ADA Accessibility for Talk: See ADA Seating information below

SEATING & FACE VALUE TICKET PRICE
[See below for additional Per Ticket Fees & ADA Accessibility information ]
GENERAL ADMISSION Seating
$25 + Fees

DISCOUNTED PRICING
[See below for additional Per Ticket Fees & ADA Accessibility information ]
TGHS MEMBER – $15 + Fees
Available via Box Office Window/Americana At Brand Concierge Desk/Glendale Community College Auditorium Box Office/Phone/Internet.

PER TICKET FEES
A Restoration & Programming [RP] Fee and a Service [SRV] Fee are assessed in addition to Face Value [FV] price of every ticket.
For this event:
Total Per Ticket Fee = $4.50

• Walk-Up/Phone/Internet Purchase – $4.50:
[$2.50 RP Fee + $2.00 SRV Fee]

ADA ACCESSIBLE SEATING INFORMATION
All seating areas other than the ADA Accessible seating area [Orchestra Row X] require a minimum of 8 stairs to access, and there is NO ELEVATOR for access to the seating areas. If you require ADA accessible seating: WALK-UP – Tell Ticket Agent at beginning of transaction. ONLINE – Click CHOOSE SEATS and select seat(s) from the ADA Accessible section [Orchestra Row X] on the Seat Map. All ADA Accessible seating is Reserved Seating with specific Row and Seat Number designations on the tickets. You may purchase, subject to availability at the time of your ticket purchase, up to three companion seats per Wheelchair seat. By selecting and purchasing this seat you affirm that you have accessibility needs or that you are accompanying a patron who has accessibility needs. If you have questions about accessibility or do not see what you need, please contact the Alex Theatre Box Office at 818.243.7700 x217.