Greenport Theatre

211 E. Front Street,
Greenport, NY 11944

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Previously operated by: Associated Prudential Theaters Inc., United Artists Theater Circuit Inc.

Architects: John Adolph Emil Eberson

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Styles: Streamline Moderne

Previous Names: Greenport Village Cinema

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 631.477.8600

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Greenport Theater

An older movie theatre was originally on this site, which was destroyed by a hurricane in September 1938. The Greenport Theatre was opened May 11, 1939 with Don Ameche in “The Story of Alexander Graham Bell”.

Since June 19, 1992 the theatre has had four screens (thee in the former orchestra and the balcony is the fourth screen). It is located in the heart of town at E. Front Street and Third Street.

Contributed by Bway Chris

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robboehm
robboehm on October 10, 2019 at 6:50 am

When I used to summer on Shelter Island I would ferry over and go to the movies when it was it’s original self. Since I moved to Manorville I don’t “do” Shelter Island and although I get to Greenport several times a year I have not been in the theater since it was modified.

I which he’d retained the old signage, however.

robboehm
robboehm on October 26, 2020 at 8:11 pm

I’ve been told that the owner shows a short film prior to the regular program paying homage to the theater which originally was on the site. Be nice to see it. Wonder if it’s on YouTube.

ridethectrain
ridethectrain on March 28, 2021 at 4:04 pm

The theatre was a single screen until 1990, sometime in the early 1990’s it became a quad, the balcony was upstairs and three were on the main floor.

ridethectrain
ridethectrain on March 28, 2021 at 6:26 pm

Please update: The theatre was a single screen until 1990, sometime in 1992 it became a quad, the balcony was upstairs and three were on the main floor. The theatre in the 1970 was operated by United Artists Theatres..

ridethectrain
ridethectrain on June 15, 2021 at 3:56 pm

Please update, theatre open as a quad on June 19, 1992 and it was known as the Village Cinema Greenport. They also operated the Village Cinema Hempstead (aka Calderone Theatre). Article in Photos section.

robboehm
robboehm on June 6, 2022 at 7:15 am

This is only a seasonal operation. Interesting to see if it opens this year.

rcdt55b
rcdt55b on June 7, 2022 at 9:39 am

Not opening this year. The owner is looking for someone to run it. Not looking good.

robboehm
robboehm on June 7, 2022 at 10:11 am

That’s really bad news. This was a pet of his. Well, Mattituck isn’t that far away. But it used to be nice when I summered on Shelter Island to just take the ferry across and walk a few blocks to the theatre.

rcdt55b
rcdt55b on June 7, 2022 at 10:19 am

Is there a way to email you?

robboehm
robboehm on June 8, 2022 at 5:54 am

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