Historic Queens theater to reopen

posted by Michael Zoldessy on March 26, 2009 at 2:41 pm

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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Bway
Bway on March 26, 2009 at 2:45 pm

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

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AlAlvarez
AlAlvarez on March 26, 2009 at 2:52 pm

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
MPol on March 26, 2009 at 5:19 pm

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

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