Cavern Theatre

210 N. Canyon Street,
Carlsbad, NM 88220

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Cavern Theatre - November, 2010

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The Cavern Theatre was opened in 1951. It closed as a movie theatre in the 1990’s. Since then it has been used spasmodically for musical performances and other events. In February 2014 it was donated to the cirt of Carlsbad by the Light & Rogers families. It is being transformed into a multi-purpose performing arts center.

Your basic box with a unique curved lobby. Currently working with a theatre design consultant and Durham Mackay Architects. The proposed completed project will be a theatre that will be for live stage and motion picture venues.

Contributed by Brad Light

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Don Lewis
Don Lewis on February 24, 2008 at 4:54 pm

A 1973 photo of the Cavern during better times showing “Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid.” A cold, snowy February 1986 photo here and a July 1988 photo here

kaleyaramirez
kaleyaramirez on April 11, 2017 at 5:55 am

this theatre is currently being renovated and revisioned by Durham Mackay Architects http://www.cityofcarlsbadnm.com/CavernTheater.cfm

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