Variety Theatre

115 N. Center Street,
Goldsboro, NC 27530

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Previously operated by: Stewart and Everett

Previous Names: WayneTheatre, Center Theatre

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Variety Theatre

Originally operating as the Wayne Theatre, it was renamed Center Theatre in the 1984. It reopened as the Variety Theatre, which closed in 1989. The building still stands unused today.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on May 13, 2013 at 11:16 am

This house was called the Wayne Theatre by 1939, the year Ralph Harold Ward became its manager, according to his obituary, published in 2008.

NightHawk1 on May 13, 2013 at 7:46 pm

The Wayne Theatre was known as the Center in the 1970s, closed in the early 1980s and reopened as the Variety Theatre around 1985, closing for good by 1989.

raysson on June 20, 2013 at 11:50 am

During the 1970’s and by the 1980’s Goldsboro had two Downtown moviehouses: The Paramount and The Center. The Paramount closed in 1986(as a twin theatre) and the Center closed in 1984,but reopened as the Variety Theatre as a discount second-run moviehouse before it closed for good by 1989.

NightHawk1 on June 21, 2013 at 10:27 pm

Operated by Stewart & Everett in the 1970s.

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