La Sirena Theatre

357 Atwells Avenue,
Providence, RI 02903

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 31, 2014 at 5:02 pm

The La Sirena Theatre is listed in the 1932 Film Daily Yearbook with 600 seats.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on January 2, 2011 at 7:20 am

Reference is made to the La Sirena Theatre on Atwells Avenue in this article from the Evening Tribune, November 6, 1910:
La Sirena

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on August 15, 2005 at 5:53 am

The location where the theatre once existed is now the parking lot for Gasbarro’s Liquors.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 26, 2005 at 4:37 am

This theatre also went by its Italian name, “Teatro La Sirena.”

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 23, 2005 at 10:01 am

In his book Federal Hill for the “Images of America” series, Joe Fuoco notes, “Federal Hill had a picture theatre in the 1920s called Teatro La Serena. Located on Atwells Avenue, it was the scene of much laughter and many tears over the years.”

There is a photo of a 1921 flyer in Italian advertising a live variety show there that was a fund-raiser for the defense of Sacco and Vanzetti.