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Bob Hope Theatre Named Among Top 200 Venues
Bob Hope

The Bob Hope Theatre has made the Pollstar Top 200 Theatres Worldwide list for 2018, ranked 178th. The list is based on ticket sales, in which the Bob Hope Theatre has excelled this year.

Since first coming into the marketing in 2011, SMG has increased the number of events per year by 116 percent. The Theatre has welcomed artists such as Ringo Starr, The Beach Boys, Joe Bonamassa, comedian Jo Koy (three sold out shows), Tim Allen, Roger Daltrey and so many more.

“It is an honor to be recognized on a list with theatres such as Radio City Music Hall. The Bob Hope Theatre truly is Stockton’s jewel and we are excited for it to be recognized,” said Kendra Clark, General Manager, SMG Stockton.

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Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to 243 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theaters, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 19 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place and Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, NRG Park in Houston and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering companies, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit