Poway Playhouse

12845 Poway Road,
Poway, CA 92064

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Poway Playhouse

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The Poway Playhouse was advertised in the Los Angeles Times in September 1979. Based on the current businesses at that address, it looks like the theater was located in a strip mall. Any information on the current status of the theater would be appreciated.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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roger9
roger9 on April 20, 2011 at 7:07 pm

Aside from the Vogue Theatre in Chula Vista, the Poway Playhouse was one of the last theatres to continually play double features in the county. It was fun while it lasted.

LebowskiT1000
LebowskiT1000 on July 9, 2012 at 10:39 pm

Here’s a cool newspaper clipping showing all the movies playing in the general area back in 1975.

Newspaper Clipping

From this site: Valley Drive-In Blogspot

DonSinclair
DonSinclair on April 15, 2016 at 6:13 am

Closed in the mid to late nineties as far as I can remember. Converted into a billiard hall and currently a thrift shop. I remember seeing movies like Mr Majestic, Live and Let Die, and Star Wars(second run after playing in the big San Diego theater…Valley Circle Theater?)

robboehm
robboehm on April 15, 2016 at 3:44 pm

According to one source the Poway Playhouse was the first movie theater in the area located in the Carriage Center. I’ve uploaded two current pictures: one from the back, the other at the Thrift Store entrance with the roof line of the auditorium readily visible.

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