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Somerville Theatre
Somerville, MA
Photo courtesy Joyce Kerrigan

The Somerville Theatre in Somerville, MA is an old classic theatre with a brightly lit neon facade.



Forum Theatre
Metuchen, NJ
Photo and info courtesy Paul Bauke

The Forum Theatre in Metuchen, NJ opened in 1928 as a live theatre and vaudeville tryout house. Soon after if became a movie theatre for local moviegoers. The theatre still has live performances and occasionally a film festival. 10-05




Criterion Theatre
Bal Harbor, ME
Photos courtesy Rick Ibsen

Here is the historic Criterion Theatre located in the town of Bal Harbor, Maine. The Bal Harbor Theatre was built in 1932 and now on the National Registry of Historic Places. Originally a vaudeville house and motion picture house, the Criterion features a "floating" balcony". The theatre is currently run by a non-profit group. 06-09



Lyric Theater
New York City, NY
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The lights are flashing at the Lyric Theatre in New York City. The theatre run by the 42nd Street organization is flashing amongst the other theaters on Broadway. 05-20



Loew's Theater
New York City, New York
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Check out the neon and glittery lights at the Loew's Theater in Times Square. It was yet another busy evening at Times Square and Broadway when this photo was taken. 05-20







Ed Sullivan Theater
New York City, New York
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Here is the famous Ed Sullivan Theater in NYC. One of the famous lights on Broadway, the Ed Sullivan opened in 1927 after being built by Arthur Hammerstein. A musical house, the theater was bought by CBS in 1935. The venue was eventually named the Ed Sullivan Theater after the famous show host of the same name.

After its fame of having hosted many of the era's most famous acts like The Beatles and the Loving Spoonful, the theater then found fame as the home of The Late Show with David Letterman. If only the walls could talk. 05-20












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