Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Amuse U

14 N. Tryon, Charlotte, North Carolina

Dates of Operation 12/10/1910* - 7/2/1916*
Performance Types movies
Racial Policy presumed black (1911*)
Descriptionsame management as the Edisonia Theater. Admission price: 5 cents during the day and 10 cents at night.
NotesClose notice for remodeling, but does not seem to have ever re-opened.
Building Notes
Associated Persons
Harris, Frank H. manager
Associated Organizations

Newspaper Clippings

  1. Opening of Amuse-U
    Charlotte Daily Observer - 12/4/1910
    Tags: manager; opening notice
  2. A-Mus-U Opens
    Charlotte Daily Observer - 12/11/1910
    Tags: film title; manager; opening notice
  3. Amuse U - Ad - admission price
    Charlotte Daily Observer - 3/7/1915
    Tags: admission price; advertisement
  4. Amuse U Closed Last Night - Renovation
    The Charlotte News - 7/2/1916
    Tags: closing; feature film; manager; renovation