Theatre News

Former Lancaster Opera House chief will direct Riviera Theatre

David Fillenwarth, who managed the Lancaster Opera House until 2014, was announced Wednesday as the new executive director of the Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda. Since leaving Lancaster, Fillenwarth has been executive director of the Bradford Creative and Performing Arts Center in Bradford, Pa. He has 20 years of theater management experience. Fillenwarth promised diverse programming…

Foit-Albert Associates chosen for Riviera Theatre Expansion Project

HISTORIC RIVIERA THEATRE SELECTS FOIT- ALBERT ASSOCIATES FOR THEATRE EXPANSION AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT Award Winning Local Architecture Firm to Design Regionally Significant Project North Tonawanda, (Buffalo) NY – (6.14.2016) The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center has selected award winning “Foit-Albert Associates” to design the regionally significant Riviera Theatre Expansion and Development Project that will set…

Membership Discounts!

In advance of the M&T Bank Summer Film Series (Featuring the Movies of Tom Hanks), we are having a Theatre Membership Drive (with discounted pricing through the end of the year). Membership Benefits include free admission to the Summer Film Series, Pre-sale Opportunities to many of our Events and much much more. Check out: http://www.rivieratheatre.org/support-us/membership/ Please…

Announcing new ticket location inside McKinley Mall

The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center and World Hollywood Entertainment are proud to announce a new partnership that will allow all Riviera Theatre event tickets to be sold inside the McKinley Mall at the World Hollywood Entertainment store beginning Friday October 24, 2014.   The new Southtowns ticket location at World Hollywood Entertainment…

M&T Charitable Foundation makes generous contribution

The Riviera Theatre would like to thank The M&T Charitable Foundation for their generous $1,000 donation toward our industry mandated Digital Projection Conversion Project. (In photo from left to right: Gary J. Rouleau – Riviera Theatre Director of Development, M&T Bank employees Greg Kaiser – Assistant Manager Tonawanda Branch, Jennifer Salemi – Retail Branch Manager…