Majestic Theatre – Bridgeport, CT. A beautiful has-been

I was lucky enough to gain legal entry into this old theatre opened in 1922 and closed 50 years later when video also killed the stage stars. 

The sign lies upside down at the entrance. So does another sign advertising that rooms in the hotel above the theatre are $1.50.

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The ladies room is large and used to consist of a lounge area with the toilets hidden in the back. A chaise lounge is all that remains in the lounge.

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The main theatre is lit by utility lamps and clearly shows the remnants of a beautiful ceiling, murals and I am a big fan of red. 

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The foyer in the balcony looks like it only needs a paint job and some flowers (said my Puerto Rican Martha Stewart).

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9 comments on “Majestic Theatre – Bridgeport, CT. A beautiful has-been

  1. Fantastic photo set!!!!
    Pedro.

  2. bob says:

    wow, amazing!! very cool

  3. CB says:

    This is REALLY nice. You are lucky to have had access to such a special place and you have made great use of this opportunity. Thank you for sharing these pictures!

  4. TBM says:

    Very cool photos. I would love to see this. How did you get legal entry?

  5. toni says:

    Really beautiful pics. I hope they don’t tear it down. They don’t build stuff like this anymore!

  6. janxxgeist says:

    Great set of shots!

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