Town Theater

600 Main Street,
New Rochelle, NY 10801

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Town Theater

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Next to the larger Proctor’s Theater sits the Town Theater. It’s latest incarnation is as a store.

Contributed by MartyNartinez

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Manwithnoname
Manwithnoname on February 6, 2004 at 3:26 pm

Something Wicker This Way Comes

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on February 6, 2004 at 3:55 pm

This theatre is located at 600 Main St.

RobertR
RobertR on June 8, 2005 at 5:07 pm

Brandt was operating the Town in the late 60’s.

howvideo
howvideo on September 2, 2006 at 2:33 am

Ok this was the place where I saw “live and let die” when it first came out, and boy was the place packed to the hilt. Main street was thriving, all the theaters were open, parking was plentiful food was abundant, the balcony was open and people were happier.
Here’s to better times.

The theater was opened again for a short time in the late 90’s for a showing of the titanic. Owned by the same people as the Scarsdale 99 cent theater on Garth rd. Scarsdale was demolished for apartments
While the Towne is a Wicker Paradise.

shoeshoe14
shoeshoe14 on May 28, 2008 at 1:30 pm

I found historic theatre attendance tallies for this theatre among others while working for the CT Film Fest last week. On Sunday, during the last screening, I self-toured Danbury’s Palace stagehouse on both sides and found the info.

It lists 3/19-3/25/79 and mentions the New Rochelle Proctor, Cinemas 1-3 with seat totals. The last line mentions the New Rochelle Main St. with 286 seats. I presumed it was this one.

joemasher
joemasher on May 28, 2008 at 2:53 pm

Shoeshoe,
The Main St. Cinema was the stagehouse of Proctor’s. It had a separate entrance, box office, and concession stand.
When Cineplex Odeon operated the “Proctor’s Sevenplex”, it consisted of: Proctor’s (4 auditoriums), Loew’s across the street (2 auditoriums), and the Main St. Cinema (Proctor’s stage).
The Town was always the Town.

poman
poman on June 25, 2008 at 9:33 am

Not-so-great scan from a newspaper clipping.
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Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on May 14, 2009 at 4:30 am

Here’s a view of the Town Theatre in relation to its larger RKO and Loew’s rivals:
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Roger Katz
Roger Katz on March 8, 2010 at 2:18 am

I believe this was originally the Trent Theatre and opened December 9, 1937.

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