Adelphi Theatre

1008 Dovercourt Road,
Toronto, ON M6H 2X8

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Adelphi Theatre

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The Cum-Bac Theatre was opened in the 1920’s. It was renamed Adelphi Theatre in 1936 when it had been removed to the plans of architectural firm Kaplan & Sprachman. It was closed around 1956 and is now in use as a church.

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elmorovivo
elmorovivo on May 1, 2016 at 9:54 am

The Adelphi Theater likely opened in the 1920’s. Its original name was the “Cum-Bac”, probably a words play for Come Back. It was a two stories structure, with apartments in the second floor. It had 460 seats. The name was changed from Cum-Back to Adelphi in 1936 after renovations designed by the firm of Kaplan and Sprachman. The theater probably closed in 1956 and now is a church.

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