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The Stanley Theater is located in the Vailsburg section of Newark and was commissioned by the Stanley-Fabian company. Designed by local architect Frank Grad in the "atmospheric" style, this theater is important because it exemplifies a stage of…

The theater first opened in January, 1912 as the Shubert Theatre. In 1913, it was renamed Payton's Theatre, and then Keeney's Theatre. It became Adams Theatre in 1931.

The Newark Theatre opened in 1886 by H.C. Miner.

The Mosque Theatre opened in Newark in 1925. As part of Salaam Temple, it sat 3,500, contained a spacious orchestra pit, 19 dressing rooms, a property room, a musician's room, and a library. Modern Greek in treatment it was architecturally, " one of…


The theater was known as the American Music Hall when it opened in 1908. With new ownership in 1915, came the new name the Lyric Theatre.

A movie theater constructed in the 1930s. By the late 1950s, the theater went by the name, the “Luxor Follies” and showed obscene movies. Eventually police and legal pressure forced the theater closed in the early 1960s and it was soon after…

This is a one bay, three story, L-shaped building that takes the form of a minaret. In 1930 the building won a Broad Street Association award for architectural harmony.

Elvings Metropolitan Theatre was Newark's only Yiddish theater, which was built and operated by Bernard and Israel Elving.

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The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), opened about 10 years after the idea was first introduced by then-Governor Thomas H. Kean. The firms Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and James Stewart Polshek & Partners jointly developed a master plan for…
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