Broad Theatre

1115 S. Broad Street,
Penns Grove, NJ 08069

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Broad Theatre

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“Old Broad Theater, originally a vaudeville and silent movie theater where Jake Deahl played the piano for the silent era shows”.

A 1940 photo can be found on the attached link.

Listed in the 1944,1945, 1951, and 1956 (without a seat total) Film Daily Yearbooks.

Any additional information on this theatre would be greatly appreciated.

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teecee on March 7, 2006 at 6:23 pm

May have been called the Broadway Theatre at one time:
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Mike Richardson
Mike Richardson on May 19, 2013 at 11:43 am

Penns grove Historical Society’s website:


Broad Theatre 9 South Broad Street, R. Schweiger (1924) est 1917

and other info about their local theatres over the years.

Mike Richardson
Mike Richardson on May 19, 2013 at 11:45 am

Looks like they also have a scan of a receipt of this theatre posted there.

Mike Richardson
Mike Richardson on May 19, 2013 at 11:56 am

The receipt is dated 1926 I think. Hard to read, not enlargeable.

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