11301 Wilshire Blvd. | map |
Los Angeles, CA 90073
Opened: 1942 on the Veteran's Administration campus as an entertainment facility for veterans. During the 40s the theatre was used for USO shows, movies and lectures.
Status: After 40 years of only sporadic use, the Brentwood got a
renovation by Richmark Entertainment, headed by Richard Willis, in 2004. The
venue is used for legit theatre as well as occasional film screenings.
also manages the adjacent Wadsworth Theatre.
Library of Congress
A view taken from the back of the house by James
Rosenthal for the Historic American Buildings Survey. full size view | on the LOC site
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in the Library of Congress collection and
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A view of the facade of the theatre on the
Experience LA page devoted to
the Brentwood Theatre.
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Looking toward the rear of the auditorium.A view of the Brentwood Theatre stage.