The Theatre Historical Society of America is an IRS-approved 501(c)3 non-profit educational organization.
THS is the only organization in the U.S. which exclusively records and preserves the rich architectural, cultural and social history of America's theatres. Through its collections and publications, THS makes available information on more than 17,000 theatres, primarily in the United States, and encourages further research in these areas.
Located in Elmhurst, Illinois, approximately 16 miles west of Chicago's loop, THS is on the second floor of the York Theatre building. In addition to quarterly publications the Society also operates The American Theatre Architecture Archives & Museum and offers an annual research fellowship.