West Virginia Movie Theatres (page 1)

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Colonial Theatre: 1, 2, 3 [gone]

Kanawha Theatre
Buckhannon, WV
The Kanawha Theatre opened around 1950 and closed in the mid-1970s. It now houses the Kanawha Lounge. For more, see this website. [map]

Capitol Center
Charleston, WV
State Theatre
Charleston, WV
The Capitol Center opened as the Capitol Theatre in the 1920s. It closed in the mid-1970s. Restoration began in the 1980s. The theatre has housed a church since 2018. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The State Theatre opened in 1939 and closed in 1982. In 2005, the building was renovated and adapted as office space for the WVSSPA (West Virginia School Service Personnel Association). For more, see this website. [map]

Rose Garden Theatre
Clarksburg, WV
The Rose Garden Theatre opened as the Grand Theatre in 1913. It was also known as the Robinson Grand Theatre. The theatre had been closed for many years. In 2014, the City purchased the theatre and restored it. In 2018, the marquee was replaced. The readerboards are now digital displays. A new blade sign was also created. The theatre has now reopened as the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Fairmont Theatre [gone]
Fairmont, WV
Fayette Theatre
Fayetteville, WV
The Fairmont Theatre opened in 1946. It had been vacant since at least 2007. This photo is from 2012. The building was demolished later that year. For more, see this website.

The Fayette Theatre opened in 1938. It was restored in 1992 and is now used for live performances. For more, see this website. [map]

Manos Theatre
Grafton, WV
The Manos Theatre might have been built around 1948. In 2018, restoration of the theatre began. It will become a performing arts venue known as the Theatre on Main. The marquee and letters have been removed. The building was still vacant in 2023. For more, see this website. [map]

Keith-Albee Theatre
Huntington, WV
2007: 2012:
The Keith-Albee Theatre was designed by Thomas Lamb and opened in 1928. It closed in 2006 for renovation and conversion into a live performance venue. The theatre is now known as the Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center. In 2011, the 40-foot-tall blade sign was damaged in a storm. In 2012, it was restored and reinstalled. The neon was replaced with LED bulbs. By 2015, the Keith-Albee sign above the canopy had been removed. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Cinema Theatre
Huntington, WV
The Cinema Theatre was built around 1915 as a vaudeville house. It was originally known as the Orpheum Theatre. The theatre closed in 2011. Since 2012, the building has housed a church. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Capitol Theatre
Logan, WV
Logan Theatre
Logan, WV
The Capitol Theatre looks like it was built in the 1930s. The building was housing Bob Baker's Crafts & Gifts and Income Tax when this photo was taken in 2012. Does anyone know when this theatre was built and when it closed? In 2016, the sign was removed and the facade was stripped to the brick. For more, see this website. [map]

The Logan Theatre opened in 1938 and closed around 1989. In 2012, the building was in use as a community arts center. In 2017, the theatre was operating as the Coalfield Jamboree Theatre. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

McCoy's Grand Theatre
Moorefield, WV
McCoy's Grand Theatre was built in 1927. It closed in 1982 and then reopened in 1988. It is now used for stage shows. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Warner Theatre
Morgantown, WV
The Warner Theatre opened in 1931 and remained in operation until 2010. It was still closed in 2023. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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