Goodale Theatre

22 N. 7th Street,
Minneapolis, MN 55403

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budyboy on August 18, 2004 at 12:33 am

Saw Funny Girl there as a member of a farming town choir ‘reward’.

Recall the curtains were very gilded; the screen was big and leaned back, as I guess the projector was upstairs.

It was all very close; unlike the Sound of Music at the Down town Mann; or anything I saw later in the big houses.

tednjodi on March 21, 2004 at 7:31 pm

I just moved into a home in Baden, Pennsylvania. In the old home, we opened a wall and the last thing to fall from the ceiling was a ticket from 1927 which read “Shubert Alvin Theatre. Could this be the same thing?

Sean Ryan
Sean Ryan on March 19, 2004 at 9:37 am

At around 6 million pounds, the theater was the heaviest building ever moved on rubber wheels; here is the Guinness Record.

An article and some facts from the Star Tribune.

Jim Lileks insightful take on the Shubert’s history.

Sean Ryan
Sean Ryan on February 19, 2004 at 11:53 am

Just after opening,
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A later marquee (the veritcal reminds of a pez candy for some reason, coulndn’t tell you why)-
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Fire!! Looks like the asbestos curtain saved the auditorium-
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Stop!, leave it alone-
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Check out the site in my post above, the remodeling is going to be supurb, especially the annex. The project is awaiting funding from the state legistlature.

Sean Ryan
Sean Ryan on November 11, 2003 at 2:43 pm

Here is link for the project:

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(great visuals)

SteveGrobe on October 12, 2001 at 11:48 pm

This building is noteworthy in Minneapolis, since it has actually been moved from its original location during the summer of 1999. The largest building ever moved at 29,000 tons, this theater now sits on Hennepin Avenue, just down the street from the State and the Orpheum, waiting for renovation.