Aladdin Theatre

415 Main Street,
Irwin, PA 15642

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The Aladdin Theatre was operating prior to 1941. After closing, from 1963 the Aladdin Theatre was used as a Masonic Hall.

Contributed by Ed Blank

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kencmcintyre on March 18, 2009 at 4:13 pm

I’m wondering if this was an aka for the Lamp Theater on Main Street, given the obvious semantic connection.

patio10591 on November 22, 2010 at 7:14 am

The Aladdin and The Lamp were actually “sister” theaters for awhile. I believe the Aladdin was the first and was located in the same block as the liquor store.

Karen_Glass on May 30, 2011 at 4:38 pm

The Lamp gained it’s name from a contest held to name the theatre when it was opening. The winning entrant came up with the name saying some thing like, because we have the Aladdin, now we need a Lamp. So, that is the connection between the two theaters. There is a link to a news story on the Lamp’s page that tells this story.

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