Sherman Theater

534 Main Street,
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

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Previously operated by: Tri-State Theaters

Functions: Community Arts Center, Live Performances

Previous Names: Sherman Theatre

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 570.420.2808

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Sherman Theater

Opened on January 7, 1929 as a live theater with Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy appearing. It was later converted to movies. It was twinned on January 27, 1971. It was shut down in the mid-1980’s, after which it sat dormant until it was restored and returned to its performing arts roots when it reopened in 2005.

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Recent comments (view all 9 comments)

RJS on March 10, 2006 at 7:38 am

The status of this theater should be changed to open. They have a new website, the url is

kencmcintyre on August 3, 2008 at 1:26 pm

Here is a recent article about some renovation, along with some video:

kencmcintyre on April 3, 2009 at 12:40 pm

Here is an ad from the Stroudsburg Daily Record, dated 11/23/63:

fordraff on November 30, 2013 at 1:16 am

A History of the Movie Theaters in Monroe County by Roy E. Pipher has a very detailed history of this theater. The book is available at Carroll & Carroll Bookstore on Main Street in Stroudsburg.

Luis Vazquez
Luis Vazquez on January 2, 2014 at 2:33 pm

Just passed by the theater while stopping in Stroudsburg this morning for Starbucks on my way back to NYC! This theater has a very handsome new, but traditional, Marquee and is very much still open. Nice surprise!

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 30, 2022 at 4:50 pm

This was the announcement in the January 27, 1929 issue of Film Daily: “Stroudsburg, Pa.— H. A. and Fred F. Scheurmann have opened their Sherman here.”

50sSNIPES on December 30, 2022 at 1:19 pm

On January 27, 1971, the Sherman Theatre became a twin theater as the Sherman I & II Theatre. The theater remained as a twin until closing as a movie house in the mid-1980s.

MichaelKilgore on May 27, 2024 at 5:13 pm

Boxoffice, Feb. 23, 1970: “Ponco Theatres, consisting of the Skyline Drive-In in East Stroudsburg, the Grand Theatre in East Stroudsburg and the Sherman Theatre in Stroudsburg, Pa., has been sold by Jack Luckey, owner-operator for the last ten years, to Tri State Theatres of Matamoras, Pa. Tri State Theatres is owned by Irving Hulst, who now operates a circuit of theatres in Pennsylvania and New York state.”

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