Outremont Theatre

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Outremont Theatre
Théâtre Outremont
Theatre Outremont.jpg
Address 1248 Bernard Avenue West
Outremont, Montreal, Quebec
Canada
Coordinates 45°31′12″N 73°36′33″W / 45.519944°N 73.609083°W / 45.519944; -73.609083
Owner City of Montreal
Designation National Historic Site of Canada
Type Atmospheric theatre
Construction
Opened 1929
Reopened 2001
Architect René Charbonneau
Website

theatreoutremont.ca

Official name: Outremont Theatre National Historic Site of Canada
Designated: 1993
Type: Historic monument
Designated: 1987 (municipal)

Outremont Theatre is a theatre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is located on Bernard Avenue West in the borough of Outremont.

History[edit]

Theatre in 1943

The Outremont Theatre was built in 1928 based on plans by architect René Charbonneau. It opened the following year.

The theatre operated both as a movie theatre and a concert hall.

Musicians who have performed at the Outremont Theatre include: Pauline Julien, Louise Forestier, Félix Leclerc, Diane Dufresne, as Paul Piché, Richard Séguin and The Beautiful South.

The theatre closed its doors in the late 1980s. It was purchased by the city of Outremont in 1994, in order to restore the theater which was recognized as a National Historic Site of Canada the previous year.[1] Following the renovations, it reopened on March 20, 2001.

It was listed as a historic monument by the city of Outremont June 29, 1987.[1] It was designated a National Historic Site of Canada on November 20 1993 and as a historic monument by the Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec on June 28, 1994.[2][1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Théâtre Outremont". Répertoire du patrimoine culturel du Québec. Retrieved 2011-08-14. 
  2. ^ Outremont Theatre. Canadian Register of Historic Places. Retrieved August 17, 2011.

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