Schine's Wooster Theater

211 East Liberty Street,
Wooster, OH 44691

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Front of Schine's Wooster Theater in the 1930's

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Originally known as the Lyric Theatre, the Schine’s Wooster Theater was operated by the Schine Circuit prior to 1941. One of the last remaining Schine theaters in the country, the Wooster Theater was finally demolished in 1999.

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schine211
schine211 on October 29, 2007 at 4:56 am

The new website for the Schine’s Wooster Theater can be found at: http://www.woostertheater.com

Patsy
Patsy on October 29, 2007 at 8:45 am

Interesting site and so sad that this art deco Schine theatre was demolished in a college town like Wooster.

schine211
schine211 on February 22, 2008 at 5:11 pm

The website for the Schine’s Wooster Theater has moved to
http://www.schines.net

Patrick Crowley
Patrick Crowley on April 16, 2008 at 6:08 pm

Anyone know the exact address?

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 16, 2008 at 7:20 pm

This Letters to the editor claims that “….the Wooster Schine’s Movie Theater located where White’s Jewelry Store now stands”. White Jewelers is located at 211 East Liberty Street, Wooster, Ohio 44691.

Patrick Crowley
Patrick Crowley on April 16, 2008 at 11:04 pm

Awesome. Thanks, Lost!

Patsy
Patsy on April 17, 2008 at 7:46 am

Lost has come through again though I must say that every time I view the photo of this theatre at the top I just shake my head that the City of Wooster let this theatre go to the ages! That marquee was Awesome!

SchineHistorian
SchineHistorian on July 6, 2011 at 4:38 pm

I am surprised that as late as 1983 the Schine name was still on the marquee. Was it still there at demolition? There were very few buildings that retained the Schine name on their marquee.

schines211
schines211 on July 7, 2011 at 8:02 am

No the marquee was removed from the Schines Wooster Theater in 1988. But at the time that it was removed it still had the Schines Name on it.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 10, 2014 at 10:09 am

The Lyric Theatre is listed in a 1923 Wooster street directory at 211 East Liberty Street, so this theatre dates back to at least 1923.

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