Almo Theatre

215 Fayetteville Street,
Raleigh, NC 27601

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Previous Names: Revelry Theatre

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Almo Theatre

The Revelry Theatre dates back to around 1909. By 1912 the name had been changed to the Almo Theatre. Alterations were done to the Almo Theatre in 1916.

The Almo Theatre was destroyed by fire in July of 1925. The Wake Theatre was later built at this location.

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on November 24, 2014 at 8:02 pm

The Almo Theatre was operated by Aronson & Brown in 1919, according to the April 5 issue of The Moving Picture World:

“Aronson & Brown also have two theatres in Raleigh, the Alamo,[sic] seating 400, admission 10 and 20 cents, running Paramount and Select; the Grand with Tabloid comedies and serials, seats 1,000, admission 15 and 25 cents. These men are two of the oldest showmen in the South. They say the public wants clean pictures; nothing suggestive goes here.”

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