Community Theater

207 W. Second Avenue,
Pine Bluff, AR 71601

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Community Theater

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Opened in 1922, a wonderful theater – one in which the audience faces the lobby! One enters next to the screen. Theater is complete with “crying room”.

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[Deleted] on January 21, 2005 at 11:01 pm

The original name of this theatre was the Berbig Theatre which opened in 1922 with seating for 480 patrons. Current seating is shown as 180 seats.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 3, 2006 at 4:57 pm

Here is a 2006 photo of the Community Theater in Pine Bluff.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 10, 2007 at 11:28 am

Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004

Community Theatre (added 2004 – Building – #04000507)
Also known as Breckinridge Building
207 w. 2nd Ave., Pine Bluff
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Moderne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Theater

kencmcintyre on March 3, 2008 at 10:48 pm

There is detailed information about the theater on this site:

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on March 4, 2008 at 2:11 pm

This is a 2007 photo. It looks like a ghost town.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on May 27, 2009 at 5:37 pm

Here is another 1984 photo.

Angus2001 on April 6, 2013 at 5:39 pm

The community is currently undergoing a massive, inside/outside renovation – and might open up this fall (2013) – as headquarters for the Pine Bluff Film Festival as well as for live concerts and shows.

Shaw on January 19, 2014 at 11:55 pm

This wont be opening until 2014. I stopped by in Sept 2013 and it was still a shell.

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