Broadway Theatre

100 Broadway,
Lawrence, MA 01840

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Previously operated by: Warner Bros. Circuit Management Corp.

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Broadway Theatre...Lawrence MA

The Broadway Theatre on Broadway in downtown Lawrence was a medium-size movie theatre. It was opened prior to 1927. For a time it was controlled by Warner Brothers Circuit Management Inc. The Broadway Theatre was still open in 1950.

Contributed by Ron Salters

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on April 27, 2007 at 3:28 pm

The MGM Theatre Photograph and Report form for the Broadway has an exterior photo dated May 1941. The theatre had a heavy classical facade with a very fancy rectangular marquee with “Broadway” on the front. There was a large arched window above the marquee. The Report states that the Broadway is on Broadway in Lawrence, that it has been showing MGM product for over 10 years; that it was over 15 years old (in 1941) and in Good condition. It had 685 seats on the main floor and 519 in the balcony, total: 1,204 seats. The Broadway is listed in the 1942-43 Motion Picture Almanac as being controlled by the Warner Brothers theatre circuit, along with the Palace, Modern and Warner theatres in Lawrence. on March 19, 2010 at 5:18 pm

I’ve assembled and added a few pix of the Broadway to this gallery if you’re interested. on September 23, 2010 at 2:27 pm

Thanks Don, there’s that and others here
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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on November 10, 2010 at 8:02 pm

The Broadway is listed in the 1927 Film Daily Yearbook as having 1300 seats, open daily.

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