Mount Tamalpais State Park: Cushing Memorial Theater – Mill Valley CA

Description

The Sidney B. Cushing Memorial Theater was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in 1936-38. It occupies a natural amphitheater at 1900 feet elevation, near the top of Mt. Tamalpais.  It is known locally as the “Mountain Theater.” 

This magnificent outdoor amphitheater has serpentine rock seating and holds around 4000 patrons, who enjoy stunning views over San Francisco Bay.

The theater lies in Mt. Tamalpais State Park and is still in regular use for summer theater productions.

Source notes

http://www.parks.ca.gov/?page_id=24889
http://www.goldstar.com/venues/mill-valley-ca/sydney-b-cushing-amphitheatre.html

Project originally submitted by Shaina Potts on September 25, 2010.
Additional contributions by Richard A Walker.

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Location Info


801 Panoramic Highway
Mill Valley, CA 94941

Coordinates: 37.912803, -122.608610

One comment on “Mount Tamalpais State Park: Cushing Memorial Theater – Mill Valley CA

  1. The location indicated for the Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre is incorrect. It’s closer to (37.9128034,-122.6086101).

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