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1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition, Page 100 (66)

1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition
1954-55 Theatre Catalog
1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition, Page 100
Page 100


1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition, Page 100

STATE Raleigh, N. C.

Originally constructed 30 years ago, this theatre was completely transformed into an almost new structure.

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changed to conform with modern architectural thinking. The interior was completely redecorated, including a new seating scheme, new concealed lighting controlled by a dimmer, increased lounge space, and a new air-conditioning system.

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was installed out in front of the stage, and automatically controlled wall-to-wall turquoise satin draperies.

By taking a former supply room, just off the foyer on the main floor, a new entrance to the menls room was obtained, as well as a smoking lounge which the house did not have prior to remodeling.













1954'55 THEATRE CAIALOG
1954-55 Theatre Catalog, 12th Edition, Page 100