Imperial Theatre

3107 Washington Avenue,
Newport News, VA 23607

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Imperial Theatre

The Imperial Theatre was opened September 21, 1914 with “The Trey O' Hearts”. It continued until at least 1927.

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wsasser on February 6, 2013 at 6:41 pm

According to Newport News City Directories, it was located at 3107 Washington Ave. This was the center of the downtown area. It operated from 1915 to 1928 – so it appears that this was a silent theater. It had 650 seats. This would have been across the street from the Olympic Theater which had a later life as the James Theater which was located at 3100 Washington Ave.

rivest266 on March 19, 2017 at 6:53 pm

This opened on September 21st, 1914 Article:

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SethG on June 14, 2022 at 6:27 pm

Needs to be listed as demolished.

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