Historic Sites of Manitoba: Rose Theatre / Towne Theatre / Venus Theatre / Festival Theatre (801 Sargent Avenue, Winnipeg)
This former theatre building on Sargent Avenue in Winnipeg was constructed in 1926 and had its grand opening as the Rose Theatre on 9 December 1926. It was subsequently renamed the Towne Theatre (1964), Venus Theatre (1974), and Festival Theatre (1979). It is presently (2019) used as a children’s daycare facility.
Memorable Manitobans: Jacob “Jack” Miles (1887-1951)
Memorable Manitobans: Nathan Rothstein (1882-1969)
Manitoba Business: Allied Amusements Limited
This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 24 November 2020
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