Kings Theatre in Flatbush, Brooklyn has announced the return of its popular Historic Tour events, which will take place on February 19 and 26, and March 12 and 19.
Built in 1929 as one of the five original Loew’s Wonder Theatres, Kings Theatre was initially a movie palace and live performance venue featuring vaudeville reviews. After closing down in 1979, the theatre sat dormant until undergoing a restoration in 2013 which included the repair of the original lobby furniture. The theatre reopened as Kings Theatre in 2015 with Diana Ross as the debut performance.
During this 75-minute tour, patrons will discover historical and architectural highlights from knowledgeable tour guides. Beginning in the majestic grand lobby, guests will be ushered through ornate speakeasy lounges and both levels of the 3,055-seat auditorium. Tour highlights include learning about the baroque stylings of this opulent theatre, the “Queen of Kings”, the Robert Morgan Wonder Organ, and gaining insight into the daily workings of the theatre.
Patrons will have the option to upgrade their experience to include two drinks and access to one of the theatres private speakeasies for a post tour destination.
Tickets are available at https://www.kingstheatre.com/tickets/tours/