after the final curtain
Photographer Matt Lambros’s After the Final Curtain project is a series of photo essays exploring “the effects of years of neglect and decay in some of America’s greatest theaters.” Love the lonely, haunting, forgotten feeling of the photographs—and I hope the project will inspire renewed restoration efforts.
Proctor’s Palace Theatre in Newark:
Loew’s Kings Theatre in Brooklyn (currently being restored as a performing arts center):
The Paramount Theatre:
The RKO Keith’s Theatre in Flushing: