Jeslyn Performing Arts Center

1030 4th Avenue,
Huntington, WV 25701

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Previously operated by: Greater Huntington Theatres

Functions: Dance, Performing Arts

Previous Names: Palace Theatre, Camelot Theatre

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 304.697.0602

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Jeslyn Performing Arts Center

Originally known as the single-screen Palace Theatre, the theatre was later renamed the Camelot Theatre. It was twinned at some during its life, converting the theatre’s balcony into a second screen. The theatre’s main auditorium contained stadium-style seating.

The Camelot Theatre was closed by Greater Huntington Theatres at the beginning of January, 2006. The building is now home to the Jeslyn Performing Arts Center.

Contributed by Greater Huntington Theatres

Recent comments (view all 5 comments)

William on December 6, 2003 at 8:59 pm

The Palace Theatre seated 1325 people when it was a single screen theatre.

mindflux on January 20, 2006 at 8:33 pm

GHTC closed the Camelot Theatre Jan. 5, 2006
From a story about the Keith Albee Theater closing Jan. 22, 2006. I dont know the future of this building but I do know that all movie equipment was removed from it.

rachelh on February 16, 2007 at 4:31 pm

The Camelot is no longer a movie theater. It is now Jeslyn Performing Art Center. It is a wonderful addition to our downtown. The new owners are slowing refurbishing it. If anyone has pictures of the original Palace Theater they would love to see them.

Patience on April 10, 2009 at 1:48 pm

There is a 1930’s Palace theater cloth movie banner that lists the Spring movies for sale on EBay. It was posted earlier in the week.

TonyRutherford on January 13, 2012 at 2:34 am

Jeslyn recently renovated the former movie theater. The marquee has been removed. It’s still open, however.

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