Dosta Playhouse

122 N. Ashley Street,
Valdosta, GA 31602

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TLSLOEWS on November 18, 2010 at 8:30 am

Thanks for the photos Andy.

AndyCallahanMajorMajor on November 18, 2010 at 7:57 am

Here are my pictures from November 2010.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on October 13, 2010 at 4:21 pm

Classy guy SAJ. I dealt with your type at the IMPERIAL in Augusta where Blacks could set anywhere,funny thing James Brown would always catch a movie at the IMPERIAL he wanted to sit in the Balcony first row House left.He was bit more classy than you.

theatreorganmana on October 13, 2010 at 9:46 am

The Dosta Theatre was fabricated from an earlier storefront building. Newspaper accounts claimed that the new exterior facade cost “$30,000”. The theatre had its official opening on Monday, May 5, 1941.

Samuel Augustus Jennings
Samuel Augustus Jennings on April 13, 2009 at 5:40 pm

I remember the Dosta Theater during the early 50’s when Blacks were forced to sit in the balcony. During intermission we entertained ourselves by dumping cups of soda (and piss!), pop corn, and assorted debris over the railing on unsuspecting whites sitting below. We were determined to get even with Georgia crackers “by any means necessary”.

Golden Summers in Valdosta

Downtown Dosta
picture show
Pissing from the balcony
on whites below

And the humiliating
back door
at Valdosta’s
Dairy Queen store.

WHITEFIELD on July 28, 2007 at 11:29 am

Here is a night picture.
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