Historic Queens theater to reopen

posted by Michael Zoldessy on March 26, 2009 at 7:41 am

RIDGEWOOD, QUEENS, NY — It looks like the fight for the Ridgewood Theatre ended in success with plans to reopen it.

An encore is planned this summer for a former vaudeville theater in Queens.

Its new owners say the Ridgewood Theatre will reopen in July with a three-screen cinema and shops.

Read more at Newsday.

UPDATE 3/28: New York Times mention.

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Comments (3)

Bway on March 26, 2009 at 7:45 am

Here’s another article from the NY Post which gives a little more information:

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Al Alvarez
Al Alvarez on March 26, 2009 at 7:52 am

Congratulations to all those on CT who have been fighting to keep this theatre viable.

It is a shame though, that both newspapers reported that the 1969 Ziegfeld was designed by an architect who died in 1942.

MPol on March 26, 2009 at 10:19 am

You all fought the good fight—and won!! Congratulations!

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