23 Main Street,
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Architects: William E. Lehman
Styles: Spanish Renaissance
Previous Names: Block's State Theatre
The State Theatre in Woodbridge was located on Main Street, directly next to the old Town Hall. It was opened by Mark Block on September 19, 1927 with Jean Hersholt in “Alias the Deacon”. It was equipped with a Kloehs Unit Orchestral Organ which had 2 manuals and 7 ranks which was opened by 19 years old organist Irving H. Doyone. Film actress Louise Glaum appeared ‘in person’ and entertained the opening night audience.
The theatre was closed April 8, 1969 with Rex Harrison in “Doctor Doolittle”. It was demolished in the 1980’s to make way for a QuickCheck convenience store.
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