Disclosure: I received tours of these places as part of a press trip to Marietta, Ohio. All opinions are honest, my own, and may differ from yours.
If you’ve been following along with my Marietta, Ohio trip posts, you know I got to visit a lot of cool, historical places. These two fit that bill as well. I loved acting in college, and I dreamed of being an actress or a producer. Oh well, I got a couple of great kids instead. This theater made me remember those dreams. It was so beautiful and fun to hear the stories of the theatre’s past.
Peoples Bank Theatre
This is the view from the stage. I took my mark and began my soliloquy…okay, not really, but I wanted to. This theatre underwent a huge renovation just a couple of years ago, and it is gorgeous. The theatre was built in 1911 and was originally a vaudeville house. There wasn’t a big movie market back in those days….okay not at all. Later when silent movies were made, the theatre began showing them as well. You can read the full history of the Peoples Bank Theatre on their … Read more...