Lenox Theatre

1128 James Brown Boulevard,
Augusta, GA 30901

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Lenox Auditorium

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The Lenox Theatre was one of four African American Theatres in Augusta. A beautiful theatre in its day with on-stage appearances by such notable entertainers as Earl “Fatha” Hines, Ethel Waters, Arthur Lee Simpkins and James Brown. The theatre has since been demolished.

Contributed by Michael Deas

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 7, 2010 at 7:46 pm

I have pictures,but no way to get them on CT.Thanks for the post Alonzo.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 8, 2010 at 5:04 pm

The Metro Spirit has on it’s weekly cover a picture of the Lenox Theatre,full size. Sept.8-14 2010.METRO SPIRIT.COM

Nunzienick on September 9, 2010 at 10:33 pm

Mike, My scanner should be working soon so send me the photos and I’ll post them here.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on September 10, 2010 at 2:44 pm

Nick,I have pictures of Augusta’s Silent movie houses too.Have to go to my home page to read them if you allready haven’t.

CSWalczak on November 9, 2010 at 9:52 pm

There is a picture of the Lenox on p. 43 here (scroll down to see it): http://tinyurl.com/26mv9sb and a demolition picture further down on p. 51.

jeterga on December 12, 2010 at 9:11 pm


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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on January 18, 2011 at 2:39 pm

Thanks Alonzo for putting the pictures on.A pity we couldn’t save it.It equaled anything on Broad Street.

Nick DiMaggio
Nick DiMaggio on June 21, 2011 at 6:44 am

Wow! This is a fantastic shot! I love the great b&w photo of the Lenox with the crowd standing in front. Thanks to whoever posted this classic shot!

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 15, 2012 at 8:23 am

YEs, Nick these are nice shots I couldn’t even locate,would like to get more info on the Black theatres,but hard to track alot of info..

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