Future Use

Potential Theatre Uses

There are many options for what the theatre might showcase. These are just some of the options currently being explored:

Live Entertainment

• Headline entertainment shows that run for extended engagements
• Concerts and other musical shows
• Theatrical plays
• Holiday-related entertainment shows
• Comedy shows
• Entertainment tributes (Rat Pack homage)
• Dance recitals
• Cabaret shows

Educational Presentations

• City-sponsored lecture series
• Other educational offerings (lectures during Modernism Week or monthly talks by the Palm Springs Historical Society)
• City presentations
• Book readings

Film Screenings

• Screening facility for Palm Springs International Film Festival and related Film Society year-round programing (member screenings, educational programs, etc.)
• Screenings for films, including first-run, classic films, and other festivals
• Screenings for opera broadcasts from Metropolitan Opera

Community Center

• Venue for meetings for HOAs or other community groups
• Potential venue for groups associated with Palm Springs Convention Center
• Venue for fundraisers
• Fashion shows

True to Sonny Bono’s original vision, the theatre will be available to use by the Palm Springs International Film Festival.