Colony Theatre

430 High Street,
Portsmouth, VA 23704

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on May 4, 2012 at 4:21 pm

CURRENT NAME: NEW COLONY THEATER

PREVIOUS NAME: COLONY THEATER

OPEN

NUMBER OF SEATS: 267

PHONE: 757.625.1212

RELATED WEBSITE (OFFICIAL) www.newcolonytheater.org

DonLewis
DonLewis on November 1, 2010 at 12:35 am

From the 1950s a photo postcard view of the Colony Theatre along with the Commodore which is directly across the street.

system01
system01 on December 11, 2007 at 6:53 pm

My mom worked at the Colony in Portsmouth, VA back in the mid ‘50’s as a part-time cashier. She said she remembered a wide, sweeping staircase, thick carpeting, a large chandelier, and a lounge with comfortable chairs & fireplace- I can only imagine!

Life's Too Short
Life's Too Short on December 8, 2007 at 9:13 pm

That must have been one hell of a storm.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 9, 2006 at 6:22 pm

This photo is from 1951. The citizens are waiting in line to buy license plates:
http://tinyurl.com/s7asz

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on September 5, 2006 at 8:31 pm

LEVINE THEATRICAL ENTERPRISES is the chain for this theatre.