The Fox Theatre: The Legend Lives On

Dec 21, 2016

By all accounts, Atlanta’s Fox Theatre shouldn’t be around anymore. The historic movie palace, which opened Christmas Day of 1929, escaped financial ruin several times, dodged a date with a wrecking ball, and survived a potentially fatal fire. But 87 years later, the theater’s future couldn’t be brighter. To mark its anniversary, a new GPB documentary premiering Christmas night at 7 p.m. ET, tells the theater’s incredible story. We talked more about that history with Allen Vella, the president and CEO of the Fox Theatre.