Richard's Theatre

5228 Hollywood Boulevard,
Los Angeles, CA 90027

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Richard’s Theatre was operating in 1977 as a gay male adult theatre. Originally one of many retail stores in this Spanish Renaissance style retail/apartment building, it is currently in use as a travel agents.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 13, 2011 at 5:45 pm


CTCrouch on April 10, 2014 at 11:55 am

The same operator may have run another adult theatre a short distance from this one. The Bruce Torrence Hollywood Photograph Collection has a photo, dated 1974, which depicts Richard’s #2 Adult Theatre wedged in a storefront, between a Thai restaurant and “Danny’s Big 20”. The theatre’s sign depicts two female silhouettes, so I assume the venue ran straight adult programming. The building depicted appears to be the structure which still stands at 5533 Hollywood Blvd (currently the Gershwin Apartments).

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