Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Royal Opening Tomorrow - architect

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Title Royal Opening Tomorrow - architect
Date 12/17/1916
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description The Royal closed its doors as a movie theater and was dark for a month while renovations were made to convert it to a vaudeville theater by Howard and Wells. It was originally built only for pictures a year before but now a stage, dressing rooms and scenery area have been added. Balcony was redone but the article doesn't indicate who can use it.
Associated Venues Royal
Associated Persons Howard, James Fox
Stephens, Burett H.
Wells, Percy W.
Associated Organizations Howard-Wells Amusement Company
Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library