The historic Alex Theatre is a Glendale-area landmark, the community's premier performing arts venue and a hub of artistic and economic activity for the city's downtown business and entertainment district. It serves a 25-mile area with a population of over 500,000.
For more than 80 years, Glendale's Alex Theatre has been the centerpiece of the City's arts, culture and community programming. The Theatre's diverse schedule boosts roughly 250 events and attracts more than 130,000 patrons per year. Program offerings range from classical, contemporary and world music concerts, to film screenings, live theatre and stand-up comedy. In addition, the Alex Theatre also hosts award shows, fundraisers and a variety of other special events and frequently serves as a location for television, commercial and film productions.