1122 Central Avenue,
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Architects: Barry A. Weinstein
Previous Names: Central Theatre
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- Oct 26, 2009 — Wilmette Theater thriving as performing arts center
The Central Theatre was built in 1914. It was twinned in 1989, and, although the lobby portion of the building retains much of its vintage charm, the house is, sadly, down to concrete walls with acoustical panels. The exterior blends in with most other buildings of its era, but has a charming juxtaposition with its marquee and box office.
The shows are well worth it at only three dollars, and likewise reasonable concessions, and the fare is generally art and independent. It’s a gem! It was closed in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In July 2021 it was still closed, but was undergoing renovations and reopened on November 5, 2021.
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