Liberty Theatre

70 Beach Street,
Staten Island, NY 10304

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carolgrau on September 27, 2009 at 10:01 pm

I am glad it is a church and not a parking lot, like so many others have become.

BrianWilson on September 27, 2009 at 8:38 pm

After the bowling alley in the early 80’s a guy name Vince had a club there called PARK VILLA and later called ON STAGE. The homes to the rt used to be parking for the theater. I used to repair the sound system. The lighting and decor looked like a western version of studio 54. During Park Villa there was a mechanical Bull onstage and when people got drunk and daring they would ride and get throne off! The club ran for several years but after the happyland fire (bronx)the fire and police used to raid it too often. After Onstage closed Vince shortly past away. I had alot of good times working and drinking there. B.W.

shoeshoe14 on August 10, 2009 at 12:51 am

I saw this the other day while biking by. It is right near the Paramount, which is under renovation (and the renovators let me go inside and have a look.) This theater has the banner out front that says “Holy Ghost Royal House of Restoration.”

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 12, 2006 at 12:53 pm

Three recent(June 2006) photographs I took of the Liberty Theatre:

Note:The red and blue painted wooden awning as seen in the main photograph above has now been removed.

Garth on August 12, 2004 at 1:35 am

i recall it was also a disco later on. the usual problems associated with a youthful clientel resulted in its demise.

Jean on October 11, 2002 at 12:49 am

The building now houses a church… so, what ELSE is new?