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Going to the Show

Gayety Opens to a Packed House

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Title Gayety Opens to a Packed House
Date 11/5/1907
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Asheville Citizen
Description Article on opening of The Gayety theater, first theater known to operate in Asheville; "The theater is in the store room recently occupied by the Pelbam Pharmacy, but so attractive have the improvements made it that one can hardly recognize it. A brilliant electrical display on the outside cannot fail to attract attention, but it is inside that the greatest improvement has been made. A number of handsome paintings are on the walls and comfortable chairs and plenty of room is furnished the patrons of the show." 5 cents admission
Notes Opening Article for Gayety
Associated Venues Gayety Theatre
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Repository North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill