Greenport Theatre

211 E. Front Street,
Greenport, NY 11944

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North Fork Arts Center (Official)

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

Architects: John Adolph Emil Eberson

Styles: Streamline Moderne

Previous Names: Greenport Village Cinema

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Greenport Theater

An older movie theatre Glynne’s Greenport Theatre was originally on this site, which was destroyed by the New England Hurricane on September 8, 1938 (it has its own page on Cinema Treasures). The 911-seat 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. For several years it has operated as a seasonal theatre, only open in summer months. It failed to open in 2022, and in February 2023 it was offered ‘For Sale’. There are plans to open the theatre at Christmastime 2023.

Contributed by Bway Chris

Recent comments (view all 87 comments)

robboehm on January 15, 2023 at 10:20 am

This building replaces Glynne’s Greenport destroyed in the 1938 hurricane. It has its own listing on CT.

Moviefan333 on January 28, 2023 at 8:28 pm

Hopefully something can happen with Theatre. It’s a seasonal Theatre I’ve been told and it’s a shame it has an opened up this year. But hopefully the fundraising campaign will go well and they can open it again very soon

robboehm on February 15, 2023 at 12:34 pm

It’s being offered for sale in “immaculate condition”. No comment.

robboehm on March 27, 2023 at 8:39 am

There is no signage on the building indicating that it is for sale. The marquee reads “Welcome to Greenport”.

rcdt55b on June 8, 2023 at 5:49 pm

Well what do you know!!!! The theater will stay. More to come!!

ridethectrain on September 20, 2023 at 5:04 pm


A: Our goal is to open the doors to the community on Dec 26th with the “Holiday Film Series” which will run for three days. Exact movie times will be announced at the beginning of December 2023.

robboehm on September 21, 2023 at 1:03 pm

Hopefully they will take up the void left by the virtual closing of the Mattituck Cinemas to film.

ridethectrain on September 21, 2023 at 1:19 pm

hopefully they will add surround sound

ridethectrain on September 22, 2023 at 5:34 pm

This theatre schedule to reopen in December by the North Folk Arts Center. Their website is

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