The History Of Theatre In Halifax

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Theatre in Halifax began in 1915 when the first vaudeville house, known as the Strand Theatre, was constructed on the present site of the Neptune Theatre. Performances in Halifax continued until the Great Depression when the theatre was transformed into a movie house, which it remained for over 30 years. The Neptune Theatre, as it is known today, opened its doors in 1963 with a performance of Major Barbara and the story was written for a prosperous Nova Scotian
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