Worcester, MA: Hanover Theatre

Country: United States of America
State: Massachusetts
City: Worcester
Location: 2 Southbridge Street

Built 1902-1904 by Cutting, Carleton & Cutting. Opened 1904 as "Franlkin Square Theatre". Later purchased by Sylvester Z. Poli and renamed "Poli's Grand Theatre". 1926 major rebuilding and extension by Thomas W. Lamb (3500 seats), re-opened as "Fox-Poli Palace Theatre". 1928 renamed "Loew's Poli". 1967 renamed "Showcase Cinemas". Closed 1998. 2002 acquired by the Worcester Center for the Performing Arts organization. Subseqently major renovations, converted into a performing arts center. Re-opened 14 March 2008 as "Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts" after a corporate sponsor. 2300 seats.

Links: www.thehanovertheatre.org, CinemaTreasures, Wikipedia

Worcester, MA: Franklin Square Theatre Picture: before the 1926 rebuilding
Front Text: "Franklin Square Theatre, Worcester, Mass.", sign: "Franklin Square"
Publisher: A. C. Bosselman & Co., New York; Made in Germany
Type: Undivided Back
Size: Classic
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Permanent link: https://www.andreas-praefcke.de/carthalia/id/7388