Greenport Theatre

211 E. Front Street,
Greenport, NY 11944

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Greenport Theater

An older movie theatre was originally on this site, which was destroyed by a hurricane in September 1938. The Greenport Theatre was opened May 11, 1939 with Don Ameche in “The Story of Alexander Graham Bell”.

Currently the theatre has four screens, and is located in the heart of town at Front Street and 3rd Street.

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rcdt55b
rcdt55b on September 19, 2014 at 3:39 am

Greenport ran their last 35MM film on Labor Day weekend. Starting in the spring, they will be fully digital.

robboehm
robboehm on March 27, 2015 at 12:10 am

Uploaded photo of the fa├žade prior to becoming a multiplex.

robboehm
robboehm on March 31, 2015 at 3:01 pm

Photos uploaded as the theater appears today.

robboehm
robboehm on June 24, 2015 at 7:30 pm

Theater reopened for it’s brief summer season on June 19th. Of the four auditoriums, Number 1 is NOT handicapped accessible.

robboehm
robboehm on October 27, 2016 at 3:01 pm

They hung in past Labor Day this year. Warm weather.

Texas2step
Texas2step on November 14, 2017 at 1:13 am

This one opened on May 11, 1939. The feature film was “The Story of Alexander Graham Bell”.

robboehm
robboehm on October 10, 2019 at 3:23 am

Closed for the season Labor Day but opened two days in October for some sort of TV festival. I don’t know how this place survives on a season of less than 10 weeks.

rcdt55b
rcdt55b on October 10, 2019 at 5:13 am

The theater makes little if any. He loves the old theater. He collects theater memorabilia and has it displyed throughout.

robboehm
robboehm on October 10, 2019 at 2:50 pm

When I used to summer on Shelter Island I would ferry over and go to the movies when it was it’s original self. Since I moved to Manorville I don’t “do” Shelter Island and although I get to Greenport several times a year I have not been in the theater since it was modified.

I which he’d retained the old signage, however.

robboehm
robboehm on October 27, 2020 at 3:11 am

I’ve been told that the owner shows a short film prior to the regular program paying homage to the theater which originally was on the site. Be nice to see it. Wonder if it’s on YouTube.

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