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White’s Theater: A History

Interior of White's Theatre, Greenville, N.C. Image taken from letterhead of Samuel T. White, owner of White's Theatre. On the same sheet of stationery is a letter from White to Mess. Ward and Grimes of Washington, N.C., 20 February 1919 (not shown). Date of image approximated. Source: ECU Digital Collections.

by Roger Kammerer Guardian Contributor Sitting silent and boarded up on Fifth Street beside Winslow’s Restaurant, a lone building awaits its ultimate fate. Known first as White’s Theater, then the State Theater and finally the Park Theater, the once beautiful landmark awaits the day when once again it will host Greenville’s best entertainment. The idea […]


Live Performance Venues Coming to Greenville

White's Theater at its opening in 1914.  Credit: ECU Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, with thanks to Candace Pearce and Roger Kammerer.

by Brittney Melton Guardian Intern Plays, concerts, spoken word and motion pictures may soon be viable entertainment choices in downtown Greenville since the January 15 city council meeting  in which councilors voted unanimously to amend the zoning ordinance allowing “live performance theaters.” [Edit: The ordinance was referred to Planning and Zoning for further review at their February […]


Uptown Greenville Wants to Know

Photo credit: Stephenvb http://cinematreasures.org/theaters/14999/photos/80225

Do you wish there was more to do in Greenville? Do you feel like your life would be improved by having a performance venue in the middle of the city? Uptown Greenville wants to know what you think about how we can use this historic space. Take the online survey. Theater Survey Press Release email […]


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