116 W. Broad Street,
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Opened in 1911 as the Little Theatre with a seating capacity of 386, it was especially built for showing motion pictures but did have a small stage. It closed in 1920 and spent several years under different managements open and closed.
In 1936 it was renovated and re-opened as the Maggie Walker Theater (later known as the Walker Theater) it was operated by Lichtman Theatres and catered for a ‘Negro’ audience.
It closed in 1963 but re-opened briefly as the Edison Theater screening ‘art’ films, one of which was reputed to be a ‘snuff film’.
It was taken over by the Theatre IV Theatre Company and initially known as the Regency Theatre, but now serves as extra dressing room space and a reheasal room for their adjacent Empire Theatre.
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