Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

153 Main Street,
Burlington, VT 05401

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cmastersin on January 28, 2013 at 3:32 pm

I know of a complete Wurlitzer 3 manual nine rank organ that is available if the Flynn is interested. The owner is very old and needs to get it moved as soon as possible.He grew old before he could complete his project. It is not assembled and would be a wonderful addition to the theater. It was originally sized for a 900 seat house so the unit could be compatible. the entire history of the unit is available. You must come to Virginia to move it.

Will Dunklin
Will Dunklin on June 15, 2012 at 5:22 am

I found a reference that the 1925 Wurlitzer organ (opus 1200, Style H sp) originally installed at the Majestic Theatre, Burlington VT was moved to the Flynn. The organ supposedly later moved to an unnamed convent in Burlington. Anyone else have details to add to this story?

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 19, 2010 at 7:07 pm

1980 picture.Peter Sellers last movie.That is a keeper. I found out the FLYNN THEATRE was operated by MAINE and NEW HAMPSHIRE THEATRES Company in 1956.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 22, 2010 at 3:54 pm

You will enjoy his work.Wish i had the equipment to do something like that,cause I have the Theatre stuff.What Robin and Nick put on is a very small selection.I wrote Nick Twice and haven’t heard a word.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 22, 2010 at 2:14 pm

Tlsloews,if you get a chance go to my page and look up VINTAGE THEATRE ADS,this guy has got some great old ads to look at many of the movies we played in the 70’s.

TLSLOEWS on July 22, 2010 at 2:06 pm

Very nice marquee.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 21, 2010 at 6:16 pm

I think this the FLYNN THEATRE that Exhibitor MERRILL JARVIS bought in 1972 for $150.000.He sold it in 1981.

UnknownCinemaDude on June 4, 2009 at 2:11 pm

another close-up shot of the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts photo can be seen here:

Ed Solero
Ed Solero on November 2, 2008 at 9:16 am

I love the touch of having the two-sided attraction board rolled out onto the sidewalk in front of the theatre entrance. Was the “Flynn Space” carved from a portion of the original theatre or just a former storefront?

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on September 17, 2008 at 10:51 am

The Theatre Historical Society lists the opening date of the Flynn in Burlington as Nov. 26, 1930; designed by Mowll and Rand.

shoeshoe14 on July 22, 2008 at 1:26 pm

I went in last week to see the auditorium but it was closed. The folks in the ticket booth said I couldn’t take pics since it was closed for the summer and their next show would be in early August.