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Sheas Theater

4632 Main Ave
Ashtabula OH

Closed
Record #12935  
 Opened: 1949
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use:
 Demolished:
Capacity: 1680 seats
Architect(s): Michael J DeAngelis
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:

The $850,000 Shea's Theater opened in February 1949 with the June Allyson & Mickey Rooney musical, "Words and Music". Opening night featured a television set in the grand foyer.

In late 2000, the Area Chamber of Commerce and City of Ashtabula agreed to join forces to act as a catalyst in restoring the city landmark. Nothing came of these efforts and demolition was being planned in 2013 although efforts were underway to try and save the building as well.



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Last featured 10/21/2002. Last edited 3/6/2014.

 
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