Announcing new ticket location inside McKinley Mall

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WHELogo_01The 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 will allow the Riviera Theatre to provide patrons another convenient opportunity for in person ticket sales with expanded hours. In addition, the traditional box office located inside the Riviera Theatre will continue to operate.


“The Riviera Theatre is the perfect fit for our store which specializes in collectibles from the entertainment industry, partnering with an iconic nonprofit local theatre  that has top quality events with a great history and to help support them is a great thing for our community ” said Darrin Stock, President of World Hollywood Entertainment.


“We wanted to give our patrons another option to purchase event tickets with expanded hours and this is a great location inside the McKinley Mall to do just that” said Jim Pritchard, Riviera Theatre Director of Theatre Operations.


“As a regional destination attracting more visitors from all across Western New York, Southern Ontario and beyond, this new partnership will help us grow, give our patrons more options to purchase event tickets and is part of our plan to move our nonprofit theatre forward and create more partnerships within the business community to help support and preserve this historic treasure.” said Gary J. Rouleau, Riviera Theatre Director of Development


World Hollywood Entertainment formally (Hollywood Collectibles) was founded in 1992.  Today World Hollywood Entertainment boast a 6000 square foot store specializing in apparel, novelties, and collectibles from the entertainment industry.  They also offer over 800 different Tee-Shirts and help promote local Indie arts. In 2013 World Hollywood Entertainment expanded their services to include a game room (World Hollywood Entertainment Funhouse), and Digital Media production and services that can be viewed on their 7 HD media centers throughout the McKinley Mall.


World Hollywood Entertainment Store Hours:

Monday – Saturday: 10 AM – 9 PM
Sunday: 11 AM – 6 PM
Inside McKinley Mall (3701 McKinley Pkwy, Blasdell, NY 14219)


The Riviera Theatre and Organ Preservation Society, Inc. is a registered 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization with the mission to preserve and maintain the Historic Riviera Theatre and the Mighty WurliTzer Organ and to promote the performing arts.

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Built in 1926 and listed on the National and State registers of historic places, the Riviera Theatre is a registered 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Our mission is to preserve and maintain the Historic Riviera Theatre and the Mighty WurliTzer Organ and to promote the performing arts.