Island Roxy Theatre

4074 Main Street,
Chincoteague, VA 23336

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Island Roxy Theatre

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Built in 1945 in the Art Deco style, the Island Roxy Theatre features Misty’s hoof prints set in the concrete sidewalk in front of the box office. “Misty” was the opening night movie. The original fabric on the walls joins the impressive interior with the original green and pink terrazzo in the lobby.

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teecee on May 13, 2006 at 11:37 am

I like this guy’s work – great photos:

JodyBrumage on August 14, 2006 at 7:24 pm

This theater is the only theater left on Chincoteague Island. There were once three, the Star, The Island, and the Opera House. All of these theater were opened and operated by a Mr. Powell.

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Mike (saps) on August 7, 2007 at 8:07 pm

I like that this little theater seemingly in the middle of nowhere takes credit cards. View link

kencmcintyre on September 19, 2009 at 10:19 pm

That one seems to work on and off. Here is the same photo:

kencmcintyre on September 19, 2009 at 10:36 pm

I guess since we’re not their friends they make it more difficult.

edison on March 1, 2012 at 5:40 pm

Here is an update on the recent status:|topnews|text|Eastern+Shore+News

runusmc on July 13, 2014 at 4:26 pm
 On a recent (July 4, 2014) drive by this theatre is very much open and very busy.  I forget which show was playing but there were 3 times for the show that day. It's location on Main Street in Chincoteague is surrounded by scores of little shops and is cooled by a nice bay wind.  
jamestv on July 14, 2014 at 12:12 am

If this theatre was built and opened in 1945, how is the movie “Misty”, which came out in 1960, the opening night movie?

jeffconn on December 2, 2015 at 6:36 am

Official website: Still showing first-run movies.

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