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This theatre was featured today on the Weather Channel when Mike Sidell broadcast in front of the theatre…could see the vertical marquee.
Hope you show some classic movies as many theatres do.
If you have interest in cars especially Corvettes you might want to make a trip to Carlisle PA on May 6th for the premier of The Quest. Information can be found at the above site.
Many beautiful things are happening at The Rogers Theater and we are Opening our doors on Monday, the 21st of March at 6:30 pm to show our fans and well-wishers our progress.
We will be having live entertainment throughout the evening, featuring The Tony Award Winning Baritone Opera Singer Eugene Brancoveanu and Award Winning Soprano Crystal McDaniel. There will also be Comedy, Music and Vocals from several other local entertainers. Complimentary hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be served.
There is no admission fee for this event, but it is designed as a Fund Raiser and Benefit for The Rogers Theater Restoration Fund. Any contributions made are tax deductible. A receipt for tax purposes will be provided at the event. Information on Investing is available and Units of Investment can be purchased the night of the event. We can accept cash and checks, sorry no debit/credit cards at the event. You can however, visit www.StatusAnteQuo.org prior to the event and contribute with debit/credit card on this website.
If you know of anyone else that would be interested in attending, please feel free to forward this invitation. Dress is casual to glamorous.
We sincerely hope to see you there,
The Rogers Theater
p.s. If you are a performer and would like to be on The Rogers Theater’s stage and show your talent for this event, please email me or call at 704-964-4791. We would love to have you in our cast.
And this theatre had a spectacular marquee! I wonder what happened to it…dare I ask?
Where were the plaster horses located in the theatre?
The photo posted on April 23, 2010 is most amazing to see…looks like there is an organ near the stage. Such a shame to have lost this elegant Rapp & Rapp theatre to the stupidity of the owners then. Who were the owners then??
I just learned of this theatre in Detroit and the Michigan Theatre…such a shame.
It’s a great theatre with $43 million going into the restoration!
Is this theatre or some other old theatre in the Pittsburgh area used to film the Doo Wop concerts?
I don’t know of any old movie theaters in Erie still open though there have been many over the years. The Warner isn’t a movie theater, but thank goodness Erie didn’t demolish it as it is the jewel of downtown, imo. There is an original theater in Wellsville and in Brockport NY. A more complete CT search will help you locate others.
Such a sad note! The bright leaf was named for the tobacco leaf grown in Surry County.
Though it is not my hometown theatre it has a connection to my hometown theatre as they were both designed by Michael DeAngelis.
You are welcome…always nice to see someone interested in the arts and perhaps The Stage would be the perfect venue.
Kaila: May I suggest that you send your acting classes/workshops request to Mr. Penner via his email that he has so kindly provided for us in his Feb. 20 entry. Good luck as I’m sure he would be receptive to your suggestion.
jaybird21: Nice to read “the first film to be shown in several years”! Mr. Versage is smiling down!
So nice to find this art deco theatre with its beautiful art deco style facade intact and its original marquee with illuminated neon and lightbulbs. I applaud the folks of Caro for keeping their little town theatre looking great after all of these years!
The Winter Garden was sadly demolished in the Summer of 2010.
A former longtime CT member posted here in 2005 about the Robert-Morton organ and it raised my curiosity…until now. I hope to visit the Carolina Theatre and see a performance with organ music. A recent visit to Greensboro this past Sunday allowed me to take some exterior photos prior to the US Figure Skating Championships finale.
Brian: Thank you so much for your reply to me via CT. Now everyone knows about your organ. We, at Cinema Treasures are so very pleased to know that you have your theatre pipe organ as so many theatre have lost their pipe organs for various reasons. And a special thank you to the Piedmont Theatre Organ Society for maintaining a musical treasure.
Chuck AND Lost Memory though LM (Ken) doesn’t contribute to CT anymore and it is our great loss to this theatre site.