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Gaiety Theater

505 E Main St
Norfolk VA

Demolished 1961
Record #22160  
 Opened: 1850
 Closed: 1961
 Demolished: 1961
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 Also Known As: Mechanics Hall, Majestic

This theater opened in 1850 as Mechanic's Hall. It was known as the Majestic Theater from 1907-1936 and was known as the Gaiety, a burlesque house, from 1936-1961. The Gaiety closed and was demolished in 1961. Movies were mainly shown in this theater during the years it was known as the Majestic.



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Last featured 2/1/2003. Last edited 2/20/2010.

 
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