Jefferson Theater

110 E. Main Street,
Charlottesville, VA 22902

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DavidZornig on June 25, 2017 at 1:13 am

Mid `70’s photo as the Cinema Theater at the bottom of this link.

CSWalczak on April 8, 2010 at 12:03 pm

An article about the restoration of the Jefferson and its history: View link

nonsportsnut on November 25, 2009 at 11:20 pm

The Three Stooges Fan Club is trying to verify the exact times/dates that The Three Stooges msde a personal appearance at the Jefferson. It was mentioned in a newspaper regarding the re-opening, but no dates were shown. Please email me,
Thanks, Frank Reighter

aarfeld on April 14, 2008 at 3:45 am

The theater was twined by enclosing the mezzanine in 1983. I took a peek in while the demo of the enclosures over the two balconies was taking place a year ago. It’s a spectacular view up to the top. Although work appears to have stalled for now, the theater will be a splendid intimate music venue when restoration is completed.

Patsy on February 14, 2006 at 5:33 pm

And when was the decision to TWIN it made?

Patsy on February 14, 2006 at 5:33 pm

Just looked at the exterior photo with the marquee and vertical JEFFERSON sign which was there in the 40’s, but not today! I guess the 4 businessmen who bought the theatre and changed the name to THE CINEMA (now that’s creative) decided to make other changes, as well!

xtopher1974 on January 23, 2005 at 6:47 am

In the 1990s the back of the theater (behind the screen) where there is a small stage was used to through raves. Sometimes movies where shown at the same time in the front so you could take a break from dancing.

Below the stage (or still is?) an apartment that had an outside entrance on Water street.

William on December 7, 2003 at 1:02 am

The Jefferson Theatre is located at 110 East Main Street and it seated 763 people.