Brewton, Alabama: Old Theater with No Theater

The flashy marquee and facade of a 1936 movie theater stands preserved and restored in a grassy lot.

Address:
South Blvd, Brewton, AL
Directions:
Western edge of downtown, on the northwest corner of US Hwy 31/South Blvd and Hwy 41/St. Nicholas St.
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Brewton Theater.

Old Theater with No Theater

Across from the marquee is a beautiful walking/skateboarding park if you'd like to have a picnic or stretch your legs.

[Erma, 01/23/2020]

Ornate 1920s theater facade with marquis and neon sign, standing alone in an empty lot.

Old Theater with No Theater

The city of Brewton could not afford to restore its 1936 Ritz Theatre. So the town opted to save just the theater's marquee sign and facade. It's now used to advertise community events.

[Vicki Stevison, 05/30/2017]

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