West Virginia Movie Theatres (page 2)

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Mount Hope Theatre
Mount Hope, WV
The Mount Hope Theatre opened in 1947. It operated until at least the late 1980s. It has apparently been abandoned for many years. For more, see this website. [map]

Smoot Theatre
Parkersburg, WV
The Smoot Theatre was built in 1926 as a vaudeville house. In 1930, the theatre was remodeled and movies were added in 1930. It closed in 1986 and was nearly demolished. Renovation work began in 1989. The marquee is a recreation of the original. The theatre has reopened as a performing arts center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

State Theatre
Point Pleasant, WV
The State Theatre opened in 1942 and closed in 1980. It was restored in 1993 and reopened in 1994. The theatre closed again in 2003. It reopened later and was used for live performances. The theatre has been closed since about 2008. These photos are from 2012. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

LaBelle Theatre
South Charleston, WV
Robey Theatre
Spencer, WV
The LaBelle Theatre opened around 1940 and operated until at least 1950. The building now houses the South Charleston Museum. The signs appear to be modern. In 2017, the readerboard marquee was changed to a digital display. Around 2021, the building was drastically remodeled. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Robey Theatre opened here in 1911 as the Auditorium. The theatre was remodeled in 1926 and renamed the Robey Theatre. It is still in operation. For more, see this website. [map]

Alban Theatre
St. Albans, WV
The Alban Theatre opened in 1938. In 2007, the building was in use as a church. Since at least 2009, it has been the Alban Arts and Conference Center. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Capitol Theatre
Wheeling, WV
The Capitol Theatre opened in 1928. The theatre featured WWVA Jamboree music shows and housed the Wheeling Symphony Society for many years. After an extensive restoration, the theatre reopened in 2009 as a live performance space. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, 3, and 4. [map]

More Wheeling:
Victoria Theatre [map]

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