Capitol Theatre

4904 Argyle Street,
Port Alberni, BC V9Y 4G5

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Capitol Theatre

The Capitol Theatre opened its doors in 1936. In its later years, the Capitol Theatre ran seasonally, closing during the summer months when the Valley Drive-In was in operation. It stopped showing movies in 1982, then sat vacant for several years until the Portal Players Dramatic Society acquired and renovated the theatre, then reopened it in 1989. The Capitol’s exterior has since undergone extensive renovations to give it its current appearance.

Contributed by Mark

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CSWalczak on November 26, 2012 at 12:23 pm

Here is a picture of the Capitol long before it was given its current appearance.

ScreenClassic on February 9, 2016 at 4:37 pm

Here’s the updated link for the linked photo of the Capitol from 1936.

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