EL CAPITAN -2- Theatre - 2005 ATOS Convention Photo

El Capitan Theatre

6834 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood 90028

The El Capitan Theatre debuted on May 3, 1926, as “Hollywood’s First Home of Spoken Drama.”  Over 120 live plays were produced at the El Capitan Theatre between 1926 and 1936.  These included “Anything Goes” and “Ah, Wilderness” among others.  Legendary stars such as Will Rogers, Joan Fontaine, and Clark Gable graced the stage. Orson Welles’ Academy Award winning film “Citizen Kane” had its world premiere at the El Capitan Theatre in 1941.  Today, the El Capitan Theatre hosts live stage shows, world premieres and other special events.

The organ at El Capitan Theatre is a Wurlitzer Fox Special, Opus 2012, originally shipped in 1928 to the San Francisco Fox Theatre.

Photos are from the 2005 ATOS Convention.

Visit the El Capitan Theatre website.

This organ is not owned or maintained by LATOS.