Yancey Theatre

119 West Main Street,
Burnsville, NC 28714

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The Yancey Theatre opened on August 17, 1939.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on March 4, 2006 at 8:05 pm

Here is a photo of the Yancey theater.

ncmark on August 17, 2007 at 8:25 pm

This theater is like a step back in time. It’s very modest inside but has a great small town vibe. It does have a small balcony with just 4 rows that you access from a very narrow and steep staircase.

Patsy on August 18, 2007 at 10:25 am

Mark in NC: Where is Burnsville NC?

Patsy on August 18, 2007 at 10:26 am

It’s a sign of the times when I read the word…“Twin”.

Patsy on August 18, 2007 at 10:27 am

Mark in NC: I just clicked on the theatre website and found the directions near Asheville.

RoyM on January 12, 2009 at 9:47 pm

This theater actually only has one screen. They sometimes show a “G” rated movie in the day and a “R” at night though. This is a great little theater. I take my family here over taking them to the larger theaters in Asheville. They have first showings on all their movies and some on the movie’s opening day. All seats are same price and MUCH cheaper than going to Asheville, NC or Johnson City, TN.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on January 12, 2009 at 9:50 pm

Okay. That explains why there were two movie titles shown on the marquee in the photo I linked to in the first comment above. Thanks.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 6, 2009 at 12:58 pm

Screens should be changed to one. The Yancey Theater is listed in 1955 with 368 seats.

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