Tappan Zee Playhouse

20 South Broadway,
Nyack, NY 10960

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movieguy on May 12, 2014 at 8:18 am

It is now a market with Good eats

RickB on December 15, 2013 at 6:44 am

Honey Waldman, who with her husband renovated this theater and opened it as the Tappan Zee Playhouse in 1958, died December 8 in Manhattan. She was 87. New York Times obituary here.

kencmcintyre on February 29, 2008 at 8:49 pm

Here is part of a news article from February 2004 that discusses the demolition plans:

Phil on January 28, 2006 at 4:27 pm

Thanks. I remember ‘that’ one now. Being north of Main St., it didn’t draw as much attention. Do you know how large it was and when it actually came down? I do know it had an 8 rank wurlitzer installed, so it must have been over 800-1000 seats?

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on January 27, 2006 at 6:53 pm

The Rockland Theatre was an entirely different theatre. It was located at 36 North Broadway and has long since been demolished.

Phil on January 27, 2006 at 5:31 am

Roger, Thanks for filling in some of the blanks. I knew of this theater just before it closed, but never did visit it. When you live in the area, some things just don’t seem important.
Did this theater also go under the name “Rockland Theater”?

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on January 27, 2006 at 1:41 am

See my photos of the Tappan Zee the month before it was demolished at http://www.cinematour.com/tour/us/24705.html