History of 1615 Vine | Los Angeles | The Montalbán Theatre

History of

1615 Vine

The history of 1615 Vine St. not only highlights its many incarnations over its 90+ year life, but it also provides a special window into the entire entertainment business & the performing arts in Los Angeles during the 20th century.




Monday - Sunday: 10:00am - 12:00am

Wilkes Vine St. Theatre, 1927

Opened January 1927 & was the first legitimate Broadway-style theatre in Hollywood. The premier performance was “An American Tragedy” by Theodore Dreiser.