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26-36 N. Tryon, Charlotte, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 9/10/1917* - unknown
Performance Types movies , vaudeville
Capacity 1600 (1927*)
Racial Policy
Descriptionadmissions prices: matinee (3:30 pm daily) children-5 cents, adults 10 cents. night shows ( 7:30 and 9 daily) children-10 cents, adults 20 cents. 6 piece orchestra. change programs Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
Notes9/10/2008 EEB: Updated opening date from opening announcement found on 9/6/1918.
Building Notessame building as former Casino Theater.
Associated Persons
NameRole
Hunt, G.R. manager
Associated Organizations
(less)

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Newspaper Clippings

  1. "The Carolina," New Vaudeville Theater Opens Tomorrow
    The Charlotte News - 9/9/1917
    Tags: admission price; band or orchestra; children; hours of operation; manager; minstrel shows; opening notice; program change; vaudeville
  2. Carolina - Ad - opening notice
    The Charlotte News - 9/9/1917
    Tags: admission price; children; hours of operation; minstrel shows; opening notice

City Directories

  1. Charlotte, N.C. City Directory, 1918.
    unknown publication - 1918