Daniel Webster Theatre

187 Main Street,
Nashua, NH 03060

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The Tremont Becomes The Daniel Webster (1948)

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The Tremont Theatre was operating prior to 1941, through 1949, when it was remodelled to the plans of architect Michael J. DeAngelis and was renamed the Daniel Webster Theatre.

The Daniel Webster Theatre was closed in 1974.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on March 23, 2009 at 1:39 pm

In the long list of movie theater circuits in the 1942-43 Motion Picture Almanac, there is an entry for Shea-Chain Inc. & Affiliates. Its address was 1540 Broadway in New York City. Among its theaters in New Hampshire were the Tremont Th. and the State Th. in Nashua. There was also a Tremont Th. in Claremont NH run by Sharby Theatres of Keene.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on July 10, 2009 at 9:04 pm

This was in the Nashua Telegraph in July 1974:

“The late Duke Ellington and his orchestra appeared and played on the stage of the old Tremont Theater, later changed to Daniel Webster Theaterâ€"now a thing of the past as the building has been torn down. I am not sure of the date that he played there, I think it was in the forties.”

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 9, 2010 at 7:41 am

An ad for Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co. in Boxoffice of May 7, 1949 featured a picture of the entrance and marquee of the Daniel Webster Theatre. The caption named the architect of the theater as Michael J. DeAngelis.

Tinseltoes
Tinseltoes on July 2, 2012 at 11:17 am

Here’s a 1948 trade article on the tranformation of the Tremont into the Daniel Webster: boxofficemagazine

rivest266
rivest266 on August 18, 2013 at 4:56 pm

March 27th, 1948 grand opening ad uploaded in the photo section. Listings stopped in 1973. Also uploaded the Tremont ad from May 28th, 1916 and the contest ad from 1927. It opened as State on August 29th, 1927.

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