Ritz Theatre

810 N. 4th Street,
Wilmington, NC 28401

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Patsy on January 10, 2015 at 6:47 pm

Such a shame this theatre and many others are either gone or closed..been reading about the Manor, the Bailey, the Ritz and the Colony.

raysson on June 30, 2010 at 9:16 am

I saw an ad featured the Ritz Theatre in Wilmington showing “Carmen Jones”,and it was basically the only theatre in Wilmington and all of New Hanover County that showed this feature to African-American audiences. Other movies that played here were basically catered to black audiences when no other theatres in Wilmington would booked them……at the time the Downtown Wilmington theatres like the Bailey,the Manor,and the Colony were segregated.

The Ritz also played “Porgy and Bess”,“The World,The Flesh and the Devil”,“Sargeant Rutledge”,and “Nothing But A Man”,not to mention “Black Like Me” to name a few.