Capitol Center

123 Summers Street,
Charleston, WV 25301

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DavidZornig on April 10, 2019 at 7:42 am

Sold to a church in March 2018 with services expected to start in September of that year.

adamghost on December 22, 2013 at 11:46 am

I’m looking right at it, and this theater is open for business. The Nutcracker Suite is playing.

AndyCallahanMajorMajor on March 29, 2012 at 3:42 pm

Here are my pictures from August 2011.

Mintish on June 29, 2011 at 6:53 am

Here are my photos of the interior and exterior of the theatre.

KPKilburn on November 18, 2007 at 6:28 am

I’ll never forget my father taking me to The Capitol Theater for the premier of Star Wars over 30 years ago.

kencmcintyre on September 19, 2007 at 7:37 am

Here is a June 1950 ad from the Charleston Gazette:

jackwhittaker on August 27, 2007 at 10:21 pm

In the Fifties the Capitol Theater, and other properties in Charleston, were owned by the Middleberg family. Their nephew, Kelly Reed was my best friend in High School. We would see free movies and explore backstage. The, then new, CinemaScope screen was awesome. What a wonderful old movie palace. I’ll never forget it. Thanks Kelly.
Jack Whittaker
Palm Springs, California