Savoy Theatre


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Opened in 1938 to replace an earlier Savoy Theatre that was destoyed by a fire. The Savoy Theatre was part of the Wometco Enterprises chain in the early-1960’s.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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kencmcintyre on October 26, 2008 at 3:01 pm

An LA Times article dated ¾/38 reported that the Savoy was destroyed in a fire, but it was apparently rebuilt.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 5, 2009 at 8:44 pm

Boxoffice Magazine agrees with the L.A. Times. Their April 16, 1938, issue said that architect Robert E. Collins was drawing the plans for a new Savoy Theatre in Nassau to replace the one that had recently been destroyed by fire. The seating capacity of the new Savoy was to be 650.

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