Beacon Theatre

445 Main Street,
Beacon, NY 12508

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Beacon Theatre (Official)

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Previously operated by: Brandt Theaters

Functions: Housing, Movies (First Run), Movies (Independent)

Styles: Art Deco

Previous Names: Story Screen Beacon Theatre

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 845.440.7706

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Beacon Theatre

The 1,100-seat Beacon Theatre opened August 3, 1934 with Marion Davies in “Operator 13”. It was still operating in 1957. By 2019 the auditorium had been gutted and became 3-screens, seating 77, 23 & 30. Part of the auditorium has been converted into apartments.

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Recent comments (view all 13 comments)

shoeshoe14 on August 25, 2009 at 8:04 pm

Saw this theatre on my bike trip 2 weeks ago. The Realty sign on the marquee is large and here’s the listing. View link

shoeshoe14 on August 25, 2009 at 8:05 pm

The listing says 1920.

Matt Lambros
Matt Lambros on May 3, 2011 at 11:58 am

Here’s a blog posting with some recent interior images of the Beacon Theatre.

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Texas2step on July 11, 2018 at 4:20 pm

This one opened on August 3, 1934.

hdrs on December 18, 2019 at 4:12 am

This is open again I think

Matt Lambros
Matt Lambros on December 18, 2019 at 5:03 am

Not really. This theater was demolished and replaced with condos. That new building has a small theater in it that is named after this one.

mhvbear on December 18, 2019 at 6:37 am

There are 3 screens seating 77/23/30. Here is an article about the theater, part of it has been re-purposed as condos. The theater building itself was not demolished.

davidcoppock on December 18, 2019 at 6:44 am

Opened with “Operator 13”.

Matt Lambros
Matt Lambros on December 18, 2019 at 6:51 am

Demolished or gutted, either way nothing remains of the original theater.

ridethectrain on February 24, 2023 at 7:21 pm

Please rename The Beacon Theatre, Stroy Screen sold the theatre under new management and the new website is

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