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A Century on Stage
San Diego Union Tribune - Dec 9, 2012

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Spreckels Theatre at 100
San Diego Union Tribune - Dec 7, 2012

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...

Spreckels Theatre getting ready for its close-up
San Diego Union Tribune - May 29, 2012

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...

Spreckels Theatre Undergoes Major Renovation Work is timed for 100th anniversary celebration
San Diego Metro - May 25, 2012

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


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.

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