Vogue Theatre

6675 Hollywood Boulevard,
Los Angeles, CA 90028

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Previously operated by: Fox West Coast Theatres, Mann Theatres

Architects: J. Walter Bantou, J. Arthur Drielsma, Simeon Charles Lee

Functions: Church

Styles: Streamline Moderne

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Vogue Theatre

Designed by noted theatre architect S. Charles Lee, the Vogue Theatre opened on July 9, 1935 with Ivor Novello in “The Phantom Fiend” (a talkie version of Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Lodger”). It had a seating capacity of 897, all on one floor. The Vogue Theatre was run by Fox West Coast Theatres from July 10, 1945 and was modernised in July 1959 to the plans of architects J. Walter Bantou & J. Arthur Drielsma. Mann Theatres took over in the early-1990’s.

One of the better mid-sized theatres on Hollywood Boulevard, the theatre is located on Hollywood Boulevard & N. Las Palmas Avenue, across the next block from the Egyptian Theatre.

Legend has it this theatre is haunted by a former projectionist, named Fritz, who once worked at the theatre.

The Vogue Theatre closed in around 1995 and for a short time was used as a theatre for psychic performances. It then had occasional use as a film location space. In December 2001, the theatre fittings were stripped out and sold off.

In 2009, the building was fitted out as live performance space named the Supper Club, which caters for an adult audience. It was closed October 30, 2015. By spring of 2018 it was operating as a museum displaying Hollywood artefacts. By fall of 2021 it was the Vogue Multicultural Museum. They vacated the building in 2023 owing $1.2 million. It became a church in November 2023.

Contributed by William Gabel, Ken Roe

Recent comments (view all 166 comments)

vindanpar on February 3, 2018 at 3:06 am

Was this the only LA house that would take a roadshow bomb like The Big Fisherman. All the others being ‘You’ve got to be kidding.’

CStefanic on May 3, 2018 at 7:56 am

So apparently this space is now used for small Hollywood artifacts museum. They give tours every 5 minutes or some such sell. The marquee has been updated to display in all LED light, much like the Ritz/Pussycat/World Continental Theatre across the street. I will post more information when I can get my claws inside.

DavidZornig on July 24, 2018 at 11:22 am

July 2018 photo added credit Julia Marchese. Recreation of the Vogue signage for the Tarantino film set in 1969.

DavidZornig on July 24, 2018 at 2:33 pm

YouTube video of the Vogue and surrounding area mocked up as 1969 for filming of the new Tarantino film. Vogue portion starts around the 1:48 mark.


rivest266 on September 11, 2019 at 2:12 pm

Small grand opening ad posted.

sotoskappas on November 25, 2021 at 1:24 am

I was assistant manager at the Vogue Theater during the films “What’s New Pussycat” “Shot in the Dark” “Kiss Me Stupid” “Tom Jones” etc. Those were the days.

DavidZornig on May 17, 2022 at 2:31 pm

The Vogue marquee in the early `60s on the left at the 5:17 mark in the video.


DavidZornig on October 8, 2023 at 11:07 am

The late Bruno Kirby on Tom Snyder’s show telling his story of Elvis at the Vogue at the 10:50 mark.


CTCrouch on January 16, 2024 at 11:24 pm

After perpetually postponing an H.R. Giger exhibit, complaints/legal actions over non refunded ticket money, and non payment of rent, the Multicultural Museum ceased operations. According to the landlord, the tenant, who was doing business under “Vogue Multicultural Museum”, abandoned the space and disappeared, owing over $1.2 million. As of 2024, the theatre is now home to the Victory Outreach Third Wave Hollywood church.

m00se1111 on January 17, 2024 at 3:08 am

Looks like they ‘became a church’ in November 2023.

Instagram from their ‘soft open’, which includes interior video of the inside..


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