Lewis Theatre

113 N Court St.
Lewisburg, WV
Greenbrier County
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The Lewis Theatre was designed in functional, post-deco style by R.L. Whitten, an architect from Charleston, WV, and was constructed in 1939 for presenting film and “small” vaudeville. This two-story structure was built primarily of hollow, glazed terra cotta block, popular from about 1900 into the 1930s. The front was originally faced at street level with black Vitrolite slabs, shown in historic photos along with the original marquee. The Lewis has operated continuously since completion, serving the local community and visitors. The building is open a half-hour before films and by appointment. In addition to showing movies, the Lewis Theatre features the Trillium Performing Arts Collective as its company in residence. (Listed NRHP 1978)

Read more about the history of the Lewis Theatre here, and check out its performing arts events here.

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