Buy Landmark Loews Theatre Tickets
Landmark Loews Theatre Tickets
Ever since the dawn of the human race, though theatrical performances did make for a form of visual entertainment, it were movies that after arriving on the scene were truly able to instill awe and wonder in the minds of their viewers. Since the early 20 th century, the Landmark Loews Theatre
has served as a befitting tribute to the golden era of movies by creating an ambience stemming from an opulent interior and a grandiloquent exterior. It has witnessed the decades roll by from its location on Salina Street in Syracuse, New York.
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Though theatres such as the Empire, the Strand and Paramount started screening silent films, it was not until the opening of the Landmark Loews Theatre
that movie goers got a chance to experience a screening amidst grandeur that was reminiscent of the lavish palaces and religious buildings that dot Europe. Commissioned by Marcus Lowe and designed by Thomas lamb , the theater cost more than $ 3 million at the time of its construction in 1927 and opened its doors as the largest venue of its kind. The Landmark Theatre soon became part of the cultural milieu of Syracuse, a city that boasts a metropolitan landscape that is embellished with many architectural landmarks that create a palette rich of modern art deco contrasted with more medieval styles.
With an impressive capacity of 3,000 seats, Landmark Loews Theatre
gives the feel of an indoor small festival. And a fiesta indeed it has been every time for its attendees, what with its palace like interior that gives the impression of standing inside a Fabergé egg. Forking out only 25 cents could give even a construction worker an evening to forget about his toils and travails amongst the main lobby’s huge murals lit up by the Czechoslovakian crystal chandelier. The silence of the movies was wondrously shattered by the 1,400-pipe Wurlitzer organ that virtually nestled an entire orchestra within its mechanical walls. Popularly known as the Wonder Morten Organ, it empowered its sole operating musician to magically recreate a whole array of sounds, such as from a trumpet blast or a violin’s stroke to a bird’s whistle and a hoof beat.
During the roaring twenties, the Depression era and the warring forties, the Landmark Loews Theatre
seemed to define the zeitgeist by either screening silent films, “talkies” or war oriented films and the newsreels that accompanied them. It also became prominent by having legendary performers such as Bing Crosby “trod the boards”.
After nearly seeing the end of the road in the 1960s and seventies, the theatre was saved from the brink of demolition by the local community members. The Landmark Loews Theatre
has been painstakingly revived as a performing arts center in the new millennium has had its stage graced by the likes of Harry Belafonte, Bob Dylan and LeAnn Rimes was well as tickled theatrical fancies by staging musicals such as ‘Chicago’. So book your Landmark Loews TheatreTickets
now to treat yourself by wallowing in the luxurious feel of its ornately overpowering womb.