Avenue Theatre

9030 118th Avenue NW,
Edmonton, AB T5B 0X2

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Avenue Theatre

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The Avenue Theatre opened around 1939. The 778-seat single-screen house was later taken over by Odeon Theatres and reopened April 7, 1950 with Larry Parks in “Jolson Sings Again”. It was operated by Odeon until 1982, when Famous Players took over operations. The Avenue Theatre closed in 1986 and was converted into live performance use, which closed in June 2014.

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rivest266
rivest266 on February 9, 2014 at 4:13 pm

April 6th, 1950 reopening ad in the photo section

ScreenClassic
ScreenClassic on October 5, 2014 at 4:45 am

The Demolished status should be removed from this article, as I found a Facebook page that features the Avenue, which was not demolished but most recently operated as a live theatre and concert venue:

Avenue Theatre on Facebook

Here’s a photo taken of the Avenue in 2012:

Avenue Theatre

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