New Story: Five Points Theatre / Riverside Theater (Sun-Ray Cinema)

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Dorothy Fletcher traces the history of cinema through the history of this building.

circa 1980

The theatre is an echo chamber for Al Jolson singing “Mammy” in blackface in 1927 and live Sweeney Todd in 1985 and Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft in The Graduate in 1967 and S&M performers Blixx and Ravynn in 2000 and Babadook in 2015.

 

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