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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 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.

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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