Strand Theatre (Marietta, Georgia)
Exterior of venue (c.2010)
|Full name||Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre|
|Address||117 North Park Square|
|Operator||Friends of The Strand, Inc.|
|Opened||September 24, 1935|
|Reopened||January 8, 2009|
|Years active||1935-76; 2009-present|
($2.87 million in 2019 dollars)
The Strand Theatre is a multi-use performing arts and film center in Marietta, Georgia, United States. Originally built in 1935 by the Manning-Winks Theatre Company as an art deco movie palace, it is currently the home of the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, a nonprofit arts organization specializing in live theatre, classic movies, concerts, comedy, and other special events.
The theatre closed in 1976, and was re-opened in 2008 as a result of the efforts of the Friends of The Strand, Inc. On October 17, 2017, Earl Smith announced a donation of $500,000 towards the capital campaign in his late wife's name. The theatre was renamed the Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre in her honor.
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