Documenting the American South


Going to the Show


20 W. Trade, Charlotte, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 3/1911* - 1914*
Performance Types illustrated songs , movies , vaudeville
Racial Policy
Descriptionmatinee: 3:30 pm, nightly shows 7:30-10:30. two new moving pictures each day and new vaudeville acts changing on Wednesday and Friday
NotesAssuming Orpheum opened in later March since the first ad found was on April 3, 1911.
Building Notes
Associated Persons
Moore, W.C. unknown
Associated Organizations

Newspaper Clippings

  1. At The Orpheum - first mention of theater
    The Charlotte News - 4/3/1911
    Tags: hours of operation; program change; vaudeville
  2. Real Keith Vaudeville At Orpheum Theater
    The Charlotte News - 7/14/1911
    Tags: change in owner; hours of operation; illustrated song; opening notice; program change; vaudeville