Premieres & Plaza Theatre
April 18, 2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
125 West Mills Avenue El Paso, TX 79901
When the Plaza Theatre opened on September 12, 1930, it was heralded as the “Southwest’s most perfect theatre” and the largest atmospheric showplace between Dallas and Los Angeles. Focus on the Plaza’s design, beauty, and function and why it became, and remains, one of the most beloved spaces in the city. Discuss the premiers of movies based on Tom Lea novels, The Wonderful Country and The Brave Bulls. Explore the important role it has played in downtown El Paso over its 92-year history, including its restoration and reopening in 2006 as the Plaza Theater Performing Arts Center.