Historic Theaters & Drive-Ins

Style: Mission Revival

El Rey Theater

Central Region

Constructed 1941

The El Rey Theater is a historic, live music venue. The El Rey opened on June 27, 1941. By the mid-1970s it was known as the Reel Theater. The popular venue was owned originally by Luigi Puccini a cousin of the famed Italian composer Giacomo Puccini. The theater was designed by architect Joseph B. Burwinkle.

622 Central Avenue SW | Albuquerque, NM 87102 | (505) 242-2353
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