Georgia Movie Theatres (page 4)

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Colquitt Theatre
Moultrie, GA
The Colquitt Theatre was built in the early 1940s. The facade was remodeled in 1956 after a fire. The theatre closed in 1978. It was remodeled in 1993 and now houses the Moultrie Senior Center. For more, see this website. [map]

Alamo Theatre
Newnan, GA
The Alamo Theatre opened in 1928 as the Newnan Theatre. It was remodeled in 1939. I believe the name was changed then. This marquee probably dates from the 1950s or 1960s. The Alamo is now a pizza restaurant with a stage for live entertainment. [map]

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 now known as the "Rome Little Theatre". For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Pastime Theatre
Sandersville, GA
The Pastime Theatre was built in 1911 at a different location. It reopened at this location in 1938. It was most recently a dinner theatre known as the Pastime Movie & Grill which served food while showing movies. The building is vacant now. For more, see this website. [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]

Lucas Theatre
Savannah, GA
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]

Avon Theatre
Savannah, GA
2007: 2021:
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 in 2007. By 2016, the building has housed the Savannah Taphouse. For more, see this website. [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. It reopened in 1950. The theatre is now used as a performing arts venue. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

former Georgia Theatre
Statesboro, GA
The Georgia Theatre was designed by Cletus W. Bergen and built in 1936. It closed in the 1970s. Since 2004, the theatre has operated as the Averitt Center for the Arts' Emma Kelly Theatre, a performing arts venue. For more, see this website. [map]

Tift Theatre
Tifton, 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. It is now known as the Tift Theatre for the Performing Arts. For more, see this website. [map]

Dosta Playhouse
Valdosta, GA
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]

Ritz Theatre
Waycross, GA
The Ritz Theatre opened in 1913 as the Grand Theatre. In 1917, it became the Orpheum Theatre. In 1935, the theatre was remodeled with a new design by Roy A. Benjamin. It was renamed the Ritz then. It closed in 1977. In 1986, it reopened as a live performance venue. For more, see this website. [map]

Lyric Theatre
Waycross, GA
The Lyric Theatre opened in 1923. The marquee sign was added in the 1940s. It has been vacant for many years. For more, see this website. [map]

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