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Would love to see vintage photos of this theatre at both locations in Avon. Did it ever have a vitrolite exterior of that era? Vitrolite were colored glass panels and the term can be found via a Google search.
I recently met a gal who travels through Ridgeway PA from NJ on a monthly basis and she told me there is a commemorative plaque where the Strand once stood on the corner of Main and N. Broad. Very nice.
This theatre still has its exterior design. Wonder why keeping it a theatre wasn’t preserved and wonder if there is a effort “afoot” to return the Princess Theatre to the citizens of Mt. Dora?? Hope so!
Sure you like to see a 1940’s photo of this theatre that should be restored to a theatre again as Mount Dora is a quaint FL community in central FL. The 2006 post didn’t seem to work.
Yes, Lost Memory is very much missed as he was one of the best CT members and I do feel his reasons for leaving were well warranted though I wish he had decided to remain a member with his wonderful contributions. Having written this about Lost Memory I don’t intend to write about it here again as these comments should be left to personal email and not taking up space on the subject of this drive-in.
The Polk Theatre in Lakeland FL is a must-see as is the restored Athens Theatre in Deland FL.
Great news as this art deco is a “cinema treasure”!
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.