Capitol Theater

48 Rouss Avenue,
Winchester, VA 22601

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CAPITOL Theatre; Winchester, Virginia.

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The Capitol Theater opened as the Empire Theater. The name was changed to Capitol Theater in 1927. This theater closed around 1964.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 29, 2013 at 12:07 am

The Empire Theatre opened in June, 1909, but the original building was destroyed by fire in July, 1912. The house was rebuilt, and reopened on Christmas Day, 1913. The entrance of the Empire Theatre was on N. Cameron Street, but when the house was taken over by Warner Brothers as the Capitol Theatre it was remodeled and a new entrance was opened on Rouss Avenue.

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