Lyric Theater

11601 Lorain Avenue,
Cleveland, OH 44111

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The Lyric Theatre was opened prior to 1941. It was a secord or third run house located on Cleveland’s west side. It had all seats on one level. It was most noted for it’s very large marquee. The auditorium was a basic, no frills square box. If anyone has more info on this theater, please post.

Contributed by Chas Springer

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 25, 2005 at 10:35 am

Listed in Film Daily Yearbooks with varying seating capacities; 1941 and 1943 editions=1,050 and in the 1950 edition=1,121.

Toby
Toby on July 25, 2005 at 5:32 pm

The Lyric is still standing, and is known now as AACCESS-OHIO, an Arab-American community organization. The restored building has wood-finished doors, and a marquee that has “AACCESS-OHIO” in both English and Arabic.

gshatterhand
gshatterhand on August 17, 2005 at 2:50 pm

A photo of The Lyric on Lorain Avenue in Cleveland is posted, along with some information on the theatre, at westparkhistory.com

forgottencinema
forgottencinema on December 18, 2014 at 10:51 am

Does anyone have any historical photos either interior or exterior of this treasure?

Any more information of the dates that it stopped showing/what type of theater it was? Thanks!

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