Neptune Theatre

3834 Bell Street,
Kansas City, MO 64111

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The Neptune Theatre was another small neighborhood theatre located on Bell at 39th Street, a block from the Missouri/Kansas border. It was in the Roanoke Park neighborhood. It seated around 400 and closed in the 1950’s.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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claydoh77
claydoh77 on January 15, 2005 at 1:01 am

Check out this link for an internal view of the Neptune including the proscenium, a backdrop & the front rows of seats:
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This photo is from the University of Minnesota Collection of the Great Western Stage Equipment Company, responsible for drapes, backdrops, lighting and more in theatres (especially in the midwest) from the 1920s-1960s.

Front: “14431.” Back: “62 Neptune Theatre KC MO.” Stamped “Property of Great Western Stage Equipment Co. 917 Holmes St. Kansas City, Missouri” and “United Scenic Artists Local 350 -2016.” Also stamped “The Commercial Photo Co. Kansas City, MO.”

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