Wake Theatre

215 Fayetteville Street,
Raleigh, NC 27601

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Wake Theatre

The Wake Theatre was opened on June 2, 1932 with Marian Marsh in “Under Eighteen”. It was listed as having a seating capacity of 800. In the 1950 edition of Film Daily Yearbook it is listed with 500 seats and it was still open in 1957.

Contributed by Patsy, Lost Memory

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Patsy
Patsy on July 31, 2009 at 1:58 pm

If this is simply closed, perhaps there is still hope for this theatre?

Patsy
Patsy on July 31, 2009 at 1:59 pm

I had forgotten that you put both of our names as contributors. It nice to be in good company.

Patsy
Patsy on July 31, 2009 at 10:09 pm

LM: The link you posted with all of the Raleigh theatres shows a State Theatre. Is that listed on CT?

paulnelson
paulnelson on June 25, 2014 at 6:20 pm

Great marquee and window grids above. Art Deco touches.

hondo
hondo on April 30, 2020 at 6:58 am

Using Google maps, it looks as though the WAKE is gone.

hondo
hondo on April 30, 2020 at 6:58 am

Using Google maps, it looks as though the WAKE is gone.

davidcoppock
davidcoppock on April 30, 2020 at 7:03 am

Also opened with “Footlights”.

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