Lyric Theatre

127 West Main Avenue,
Gastonia, NC 28052

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Previously operated by: Paramount Pictures Inc.

Functions: Retail

Previous Names: Beard's Teatro, Ideal Theatre

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Lyric Theatre

Opened as Beard’s Teatro in 1911, it became the Ideal Theatre in June 1913. On April 14, 1926 it was renamed Lyric Theatre and operated in the 1940’s by Paramount Pictures Inc. through their subsidiary H.F. Kincey. It was still open in 1950.

It has been in retail use for may years.

Contributed by Mark Huffstetler

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on April 26, 2014 at 12:18 pm

An opening announcement for Craver’s Ideal Theatre published in The Gastonia Gazette, June 30, 1913, says that it was formerly Beard’s Theato.

rivest266 on April 18, 2021 at 2:02 pm

Opened as Lyric on April 14th, 1926. Grand opening ad posted.

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