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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…

Riviera reaches $84,686 funding goal for Digital Film Projection Conversion Project

M&T Bank Grant Will Allow Riviera to Continue Offering Movies North Tonawanda, NY – The Historic Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center today announces M&T Bank has stepped in to close the funding gap for the industry mandated Digital Film Projection Conversion that will allow the Riviera Theatre to continue to play movies.  M&T Bank will also…