Gaiety Theatre, Boston (1908)
The Gaiety Theatre (1908-1949) or Gayety Theatre of Boston, Massachusetts, was located at no.661 Washington Street near Boylston Street in today's Boston Theater District. It featured burlesque, vaudeville and cinema. Performers included Clark and McCullough, Solly Ward, and Lena Daley; producers included Charles H. Waldron, Earl Carroll, and E.M. Loew. In 1949 it became the "Publix Theatre." The building existed until its razing in 2005.
- Boston Register and Business Directory, 1918
- City of Boston, Landmarks Commission. Gaiety Theater Study Report, ca.2003
- CinemaTreasures.org. "Boston’s Gaiety Theatre Is Being Demolished." April 26, 2005
- McLaughlin, Jeff. "Midtown cultural district headed for reality." Boston Globe, 13 Oct 1987
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- Library of Congress. Drawing of Gayety Theatre (Burlesque), Washington St. near La Grange St., Boston, Massachusetts, 1922.
- Ohio State University. Charles H. McCaghy Collection of Exotic Dance From Burlesque to Clubs. Includes materials related to the Boston Gayety Theatre
- Friends of the Gaiety Theatre
- Flickr. Photos, 2000s