Matinee - main floor, 28 cents; balcony 15 cents
Night - main floor, 39 cents; balcony 28 cents
Main floor 28 cents
Balcony 15 cents
Saturday late show 28 cents
children 10 cents anytime
Special Saturday matinee for children-admission 10 cents.
Art Deco style with white stucco facade. 855 seat capacity, 522 auditorium, 333 balcony. seperate entrance for African American patrons with a racially segregated balcony ( seperated by a gate). Entrance to balcony for white patrons is on the left and African Americans on the right. There is no mention of the racial policy in press reports.
projection booth is fireproof
hard of hearing aids
location estimated from current address location. The Center Theater appears in Lenoir city directories from 1943 to 1968 listed at 209 West Avenue. No directories are available after 1968 until 1993, when the Center Theater is listed at 1011 West Avenue NW.