Georgia Movie Theatres (page 2)

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Bradley Theatre
Columbus, GA
Dallas Theatre
Dallas, GA
The Bradley Theatre opened in 1940. Around 2005, it was only open on a limited basis. The theatre closed in 2008 and was still vacant in 2018. For more, see this website. [map]

The Dallas Theatre opened in 1926 as the Strand Theatre. When it was destroyed in a fire in 1947, it was rebuilt as the Dallas Theatre. In 1965, the theatre was converted into office space. It was restored from 2004-2006. It is now used as a performing arts center. For more, see this website. [map]

Wink Theatre
Dalton, GA
Martin Theatre
Douglas, GA
The Wink Theatre was built in 1941 by J.C.W. Wink. It was built to be "a small town version of the Fox Theatre in Atlanta." It escaped demolition in 1998 and reopened in 2002. For more, see this website. [map]

The Martin Theater opened in 1939. It operated as a movie house until the 1970s. The building was given to the City in 1979 and is now known as the Martin Centre. It is used as a performing arts center and for special events. For more, see this website. [map]

Dublin Theatre: 1, 2

Elbert Theatre
Elberton, GA
The Elbert Theatre opened in 1940. In 2001, it reopened as a performing arts center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Grand Theatre

Walker Theatre
Fort Gaines, GA
The Walker Theatre was built around 1936 and closed around 1963. As of 2004, the neon sign was restored and the rest of the building was being worked on. The plan is to create an "open air" theatre with only about one-third of the building roofed. However, as of 2007 (bottom photos) not much had changed. For more, see this website. [top row photos thanks Ken Penuel] [map]

Royal Theatre
Hogansville, GA
Strand Theatre
Marietta, GA
The Royal Theatre was built in 1937 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is now used as City Hall. For more, see this website. [map]

The Strand Theatre opened in 1935 and closed in 1976. After that, it was used as a live venue, a bar/club, and a church. It reopened in 2009 as a live theatre known as the Earl Smith Strand Theatre. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

President Theatre

Campus Theatre

Colquitt Theatre

DeSoto Theatre
Rome, GA
The DeSoto Theatre opened in 1929. In 1982, the DeSoto closed and was soon converted for use by a local theater group. It is know known as the "Rome Little Theatre". For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4. [map]

Trustees Theater
Savannah, GA
The Trustees Theater opened in 1946 as the Weis Theater. The Weis family also operated the Savannah and Roxy Theatres, both shown below, as well as others. The Weis offered movies and live entertainment until it closed in 1980. In 1989, the theatre was acquired and restored by the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). It reopened as the Trustees Theater in 1998. The theatre is used by the college's performing arts department for live performances, lectures, and fashion shows. The Savannah Film Festival is also held here. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Avon Theatre
Savannah, GA
Lucas Theatre
Savannah, GA
The Avon Theatre was built in 1944 and closed in 1970. The building was in use as the Seasons of Japan Bistro, a Japanese restaurant when this photo was taken in 2007. By 2016, the building had been painted white and blue and was housing the Savannah Taphouse. For more, see this website. [map]

The Lucas Theatre opened in 1921 with vaudeville and films. It closed in 1976. In 1987, the theatre became the Lucas Theatre for the Performing Arts. It was restored from 1988-2000. In 2002, the Lucas formed a relationship with the Savannah College of Art and Design. The college often uses the theatre for lectures, performances, and films. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Savannah Theatre
Savannah, GA
The Savannah Theatre opened in 1818 and was destroyed by fire in 1906. In 1948, after another a severe fire, the theatre was remodeled in the Art Moderne style. From the 1970s through the 1990s, the theatre struggled to stay open. However, it seems to be doing well now. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Tift Theatre
Tifton, GA
Dosta Playhouse
Valdosta, GA
The Tift Theatre opened in 1937 and closed in 1987. The theatre was restored and is now used for live entertainment and special events. The unusual circus-themed interior has been preserved. The theatre is now officially known as the Tift Theatre for the Performing Arts. For more, see this website. [map]

The Dosta Playhouse opened in 1939 as the Dosta Theatre. It closed in the late 1970s. The theatre was gutted and housed a furniture warehouse. In 1993, it was purchased by the Theatre Guild Valdosta and restored. It now features live performances. For more, see this website. [map]

Lyric Theatre
Ritz Theatre

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