At the Coronet (42 images)
Men at work – the Coronet Theater, 366 North La Cienega Boulevard, built in 1947 by Frieda Berkoff of the Russian dancing family, the Berkoffs. That first year, 1947, it was the world premiere of Bertolt Brecht's "Galileo Galilei" here, and then the west coast premiere of Thornton Wilder's "The Skin of Our Teeth" – and now the Coronet is a music and comedy club. Apparently it needed cacti. Or it's that this is just another strange Los Angeles neighborhood. ~...