Auditorium, Bennett School – Millbrook, NY 2004.
I’m happy to announce that I’ll be at the 10th annual
Millbrook Literary Festival in Millbrook, New York on May 19th, 2018. I’ll be signing copies of my books in the main tent from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. I grew up a few towns over from Millbrook, and might have snuck into the abandoned Bennett School a time or two.
Variety Theatre Cleveland, Ohio.
The next photography workshop is at one of my favorite theaters – the
Variety Theatre in Cleveland, Ohio. I’m co-hosting it with Matthew Christopher of Abandoned America on June 16th. For more info visit: http://www.dismantlingthedream.com/product-page/variety-theatre-photography-workshop
View of the side of the balcony of the Colonial Theatre in Augusta, Maine.
Finally, I’ll be at the 14th annual
Books in Boothbay in Boothbay, Maine on July 14. I’ll be signing copies of my books from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
Cover for After the Final Curtain; the Fall of the American Movie Theater.
I had been photographing forgotten theaters for a few years before I launched this site, but we just passed the 7 year anniversary of my first post. So to celebrate I’m giving away two signed copies of my first book,
After the Final Curtain: The Fall of the American Movie Theater.
To enter just follow my twitter account:
https://twitter.com/MattLambros and retweet any image I tweet during the next week.
If you don’t have a twitter account, just comment on this post to enter. Good Luck!
Warner Theatre – Huntington Park, CA
Hi everyone! I’ll be making appearances across the US to promote my two books,
“After the Final Curtain: The Fall of the American Movie Theater” and “Kings Theatre: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Brooklyn’s Wonder Theatre.”
Here are the kick off events for 2017:
I’ll be speaking and signing books at the Red Room at KGB Bar in New York City on March 21, 2017 at 7PM. Tickets can be purchased at:
View of the Studebaker Theatre from the stage.
On April 22 and 23 I’ll have a table at the
New Bedford Bookfest in New Bedford, MA. There will be a lecture with a Q&A session on Saturday, April 22 from 1:30PM to 3PM at the fest. Tickets are $10, or $50 with a signed copy of “After the Final Curtain: The Fall of the American Movie Theater.”
Everette Square Theatre – Boston, MA
Have you ever wanted to tour an abandoned theater with me? Well, you’re in luck! On May 4 at 6PM I’ll be speaking at the Hyde Park branch of the Boston Public Library, then taking everyone who attends on a tour of the
Everett Square Theatre! Visit Art Week Boston for more information.
Copies of both books will be available at all events.
There will be more events throughout 2017 so if there’s somewhere you’d like me to speak, let me know in the comments below!
What was the original name of the Kings Theatre in Brooklyn? Is there a reason it was painted in red and gold? What famous architect almost designed the Kings? These questions and more are answered in my new book, “
Kings Theatre: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Brooklyn’s Wonder Theatre“, which is available now!
It was published by the Theatre Historical Society of America, and contains never before seen historic and modern photographs of the Kings, as well as a complete history of the theater. The book can be ordered on
Amazon and signed copies are available via my site.
Pantheon Theatre Vincennes, Indiana
Hi Everyone! I’m giving away two copies of my book,
“After the Final Curtain: The Fall of the American Movie Theater”, on the After the Final Curtain Facebook page. All you have to do is like, share or comment on any new post in the next week. I’ll announce the winners on Facebook on December 15th.
If you don’t have a Facebook account – just comment on this post to enter!
Somerville Theatre Somerville, MA
Hi Everyone! My first book,
After the Final Curtain: The Fall of the American Movie Theater, launched this week. It’s available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or at your local bookstore. Signed copies are available at my site: http://www.afterthefinalcurtainprints.com/product/after-the-final-curtain-the-fall-of-the-american-movie-theater
Thank you to everyone who came to the lecture/launch party for the book at the Somerville Theatre in Somerville, MA! There are plans for similar events in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and even London. Details for those will be released soon. If you’d like me to come speak at your local theater or bookstore
let me know!
The blog will return to regular updates on Monday November 21 with the Ritz Theatre in Carteret, NJ. Here’s a sneak peek at some theaters I recently photographed to tide you over until then.
Carolina Theatre Charlotte, NC
Gem Theatre Cairo, IL
Pantheon Theatre Vincennes, Indiana
After the Final Curtain: The Fall of the American Movie Theater is being released on November 15, 2016.
Hi Everyone – I’ll be speaking about my upcoming book,
After the Final Curtain: The Fall of the American Movie Theater, at the Somerville Theatre in Somerville, Massachusetts on November 13 at 6:30 PM.
If you want to get a copy of my book a few days before the official release this is your chance.
Tickets are only $5 and can be purchased here. Hope to see you there!
You can preview the book at the following link:
After the Final Curtain. Pre orders are available at the following locations: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Indiebound.