Spotlight Theater

23 S. Main Street,
Warsaw, NY 14569

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Spotlight Theater

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The New Farman Theatre was opened on September 24, 1948. It was built on the site of the former Farman Theater. Later known as the Warsaw Cinema it was closed in 2007.

It reopened under new owners in November 2008, and was known as The Stage, staging live theater, music, dance and movies. Due to funding problems, it was closed in November 2009. It was reopened as a movie theatre in February 2011, but closed in 2013. It was reopened as the Spotlight Theater on November 27, 2013.

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GreenMan415
GreenMan415 on July 8, 2013 at 10:12 am

It is great to see family still interested, Mark is also my cousin and Michael was my great-grandfather. I still remember to this day growing up with his stories as I knew him till his death in 1999.

DeAngelisApprentice
DeAngelisApprentice on July 23, 2013 at 3:19 pm

mcd14526 and GreenMan415: I had the pleasure and honor of meeting Michael DeAngelis in the late 1980’s (see my post in Oriental Theatre Rochester PA). We also corresponded over the next the decade. I sought him out looking for information about the Oriental and discovered quickly that the real treasure was the architect!

Patsy
Patsy on July 23, 2013 at 7:08 pm

Welcome GreenMan415…..it is great to read another DeAngelis family related post.

LouB
LouB on September 27, 2013 at 5:33 pm

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This article deals with the theatre being auctioned off.

Patsy
Patsy on October 4, 2013 at 2:36 pm

So sad that this theatre has been closed yet again and this time due to back taxes.

Patti44
Patti44 on October 8, 2013 at 7:27 pm

A local family in town has purchased the building and hopes to have it up and running within 2 months. Potentially to be rename Main Street Theater

Patsy
Patsy on October 9, 2013 at 1:28 pm

Patti44: Great news and I do like the rename of Main Street Theater! Thanks for the updated good news! Keep us posted!

Patsy
Patsy on October 9, 2013 at 1:32 pm

Don’t know the background to the original name, FARMAN though do love the unique curved marquee photo….not many theatres have or had curved marquees though the marquee on my former hometown theatre designed by Michael De Angelis was curved as the theatre was located on a corner in Westfield NY.

Patti44
Patti44 on November 17, 2013 at 4:42 pm

This Movie theater is reopening November 27, 2013 under new owners and the name Spotlight Theater

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