Past Forward

In the summer of 1931, residents of Santa Fe entered the Lensic Theatre for the first time. The Moorish/Spanish Renaissance structure, hailed at the time as “the wonder theatre of the Southwest,” was host to the likes of Rita Hayworth, Roy Rogers, Ronald Reagan, and Judy Garland. Nearly 70 years later, some of those same residents, now with children and grandchildren, again entered the Lensic for the first time after an extensive renovation and expansion. The vaudeville and motion picture

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