“Boosters of the local arts scene active in the Opera House fight, Paul Lawhead and Larry Leduc, approached Darman about returning the Stadium to family films and live entertainment. This place is gorgeous! It was later an M&P Theatre (Martin Mullin & Sam Pinanski) When they split, Mullin took over and called his company, New England Theatres Corp. Copyright Providence Journal/Evening Bulletin May 16, 1985. There is an exterior photo taken April 1941. This is not true. Let's Go See Charles Esten! “THE LATE industrialist was never an absentee owner. door that when opened, coould hold a block of ice to keep the drinking water cool. Please note that you are buying tickets in a zone. But now only one of Woonsocket’s old moviehouses is still standing, and you can still settle into its throwback opulence on a weekend to catch a new film. Every Transaction Is 100% Verified And Safe. The house is 15 years old and shows MGM product. Michelangelo style cieling paintings and best of all, the grand price of about 35 cents to get in for usually a double feature, plus cartoons. Grand dual staircases we would run up and down on during intermission to the well stocked candy counter of mint jullips etc. any seating charts available for this venue. At the time a deluxe movie house was regarded as a prime physical and cultural asset, and an educational one as important as a library or school. My Mother brought me to my first movie at the Stadium about 1955 to see Oklahoma. The house is 15 years old and shows MGM product. The theater was in a state of decay at the time, the projector lamps had not been changed in a while, seates were torn, etc. is still one of my favorite films of all time…. It has at least one claim to local theatrical fame – the great actor Edwin Booth played Hamlet there on Thanksgiving Day, 1872. We Bring Together Tickets From Over 60 Sites So That You Can Find Exactly The Tickets You're Looking For. So What Do You Say? The 1940 population of Woonsocket was 49,300. Seating: Orchestra 748, Balcony 500, Loges 24, total 1,273. The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Arthur Feidler and the Boston Pops, country and western music, hometown jazz great Dave McKenna and the Alexander Peloquin Chorale are among the live acts that have brought life back to the Stadium stage. Woonsocket sure has come along through the years, and I’m glad. “At this rate, the Stadium may revive its advertising motto of the 40’s, "Woonsocket’s Finest Theatre – The Biggest Show Value in Town.”". Returned here in the summer of 2017 for the first time in 28 years. And second, it was the only theatre in town that had a cloak room where you could check your hat and coat. The only time a ‘live’ show took over the stage was on a WWII Bond Rally, An Amateur Hour that travelled thru the circuit, a Midnight Spook Show called “The Asylum Of Horrors”, and an Annual Dance recital.. Two interesting features in the lobby are always forgotten. Their logo appeared on the Marquee. You may have If the exact seat numbers are not shown or you have questions about the seating at Stadium Theatre then please call 800 …