Lyric Theatre

109 East Main Street,
Elkin, NC 28621

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Previously operated by: Statesville Theater Corp.

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Lyric Theatre

Lyric Theatre opened in 1928 and closed in the 1950’s. A parking lot now occupies the spot where the Lyric Theatre once stood.

Contributed by John Campos

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 2, 2015 at 4:25 pm

The Lyric Theatre was originally operated by Louis Mitchell, who had earlier operated the Amuzu Theatre. A brief article about Mitchell (including a photo that I would presume is of him) and a large ad for the Lyric can both be found on page 8 of the March 19, 1936, issue of The Elkin Tribune (PDF here.) By the late 1940s the Lyric and the State Theatre, which Mitchell began building in late 1940, had been taken over by rival theater operator W. B. Reeves.

JohnnyC. on September 3, 2015 at 1:43 pm

To be more precise, the opening date for the Lyric theatre was June 14, 1928.

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