Orpheum Theatre

2414 Warwick Avenue,
Newport News, VA 23601

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Orpheum Theatre

The Colonial Theatre opened in 1919. It became the Orpheum Theatre in 1929 and operated as a African-American theatre until at least 1932.

Contributed by Chief Bob Jensen

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wsasser
wsasser on February 6, 2013 at 3:51 pm

It was located at 2414 Warwick Ave and operated from 1929-1932 per local records.

wsasser
wsasser on April 2, 2013 at 7:21 pm

Previously the Colonial Theater (a black theater) operated at this same address from 1919-1929.

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