6102 Havelock Avenue,
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The New Lyric Theatre opened February 16, 1928. It was renamed Joyo Theatre on January 24, 1936. Bought in 1998 by Dwight F. Carter, this old theatre hosts a variety of events; including movies (both old and new), live bands, birthday parties, school matinees, Nebraska Cornhusker football games, church services, and live play performances.
Local residents Dwight Carter, Jim Salber, Kendra Oliver, Dave Oliver, and Ron Sanders all volunteer their time to restore the Joyo Theatre to its former glory. The group was able to save many of the theatre’s original seats, which, despite their age, are still able to recline.
The independent film “The Truth About Tully” filmed five scenes at the Joyo Theatre. Although only two were used in the final cut of the film, it was still great for those that know the Joyo Theatre to see such a familiar sight on the silver screen. Several student films have also used the Joyo Theatre as a location.
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