Olympia Music Hall
17 Pleasant Street,
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Previously operated by: E.M. Loew's Theaters Inc.
Firms: Cutting & Forbush
Previous Names: Lothrop's Opera House, Lynch's Pleasant Street Theatre, Olympia Theatre, Fine Arts Theatre, Art Theatre
An old theatre on a side street in the heart of Worcester, Massachusetts. Lothrop’s Opera House was opened on August 17, 1891 with “The Specter Bridegroom and Queena”. Over the years it presented drama and vaudeville, with stars such as Al Jolson & Charlie Murray appearing. By 1914 it was operating as a movie theatre named Pleasant Theatre. By 1926 it had been renamed Olympia Theatre was operated by E.M. Loew’s Theaters Inc. as a movie theatre. It was later twinned and operated for many years as an adult film theatre, which closed in January 2006.
It has since been de-twinned and in 2019 there were proposals put forward to reopen as a music hall/bar & grill named Olympia Music Hall with a 999 seating capacity.
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