Shelton Theatre

509 Howe Avenue,
Shelton, CT

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Shelton Theatre

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The former Shelton Theatre on Howe Avenue in Shelton is now used as a dance studio.

Contributed by Roger Katz

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William on November 20, 2003 at 10:01 am

The Shelton Theatre seated 448 people.

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on June 13, 2004 at 10:08 am

It was actually the Shelton Fine Arts

shoeshoe14 on January 19, 2005 at 7:42 am

so i believe the Fine Arts was a small, regional chain? there was a westport fine arts 1 and 2 and the brookfield fine arts which closed down many years back. check the post i made from a few weeks ago about what we found.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on August 12, 2005 at 4:22 am

Listed as the Shelton Theatre in the 1941 edition of Film Daily Yearbook with a seating capacity given as 550.

kencmcintyre on August 9, 2007 at 11:00 am

LM’s photo of 8/11/05 has moved to this location:

shoeshoe14 on September 26, 2007 at 2:54 am

This theater opened in 1915 and closed in the mid 70s. A picture is in Images of America: Shelton on page 119.

Yves Marchand
Yves Marchand on September 3, 2009 at 7:27 am

Does anyone knows what remains from the original theater inside the building today ?

PaperMemories on June 26, 2011 at 4:22 am

In the 1960’s the owner of this theater changed the name to “Shelton Fine Arts Theatre”. It had sunk to the point where it showed Adult Films. It had sunk that low. (It was not a chain)

As a theater, that was it’s ‘Last Hurrah’.

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