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Behind-the-Scenes Exploration @ Loew's Jersey "Wonder Theatre"

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The Landmark Loew's Jersey Theatre

54 Journal Square Plaza

Jersey City, NJ 07306

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Your local movie theater's reclining seats are great and all, but does it have a grand chandelier in the lobby, fanciful sculptures and detailing, and a special movie organ that could reproduce hundreds of sound effects? Now's your chance to explore one of the most breathtaking theatres in the country, from the ground floor to the projector room.

Join New York Adventure Club for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the historic landmarked Loew’s Jersey Theatre in Jersey City, one of the five Loew’s “wonder theatre” movie palaces built in the New York City area between 1929-1930.

Led by a Loew's Jersey Theatre staff member, our unique experience at this opulent 3,000+ seat theatre will include:


  • A discussion around the history of the Loew’s Jersey and how the Friends of the Loews volunteer organization single-handedly saved the theater from demolition (and restored it with no funding)
  • A visit to the theater’s stage and backstage to see the intricate curtain pulley system
  • Walkthrough of the original lobby, parlors, and hallways
  • A look at the functioning Robert Morton “Wonder Morton” Pipe Organ, where the “Wonder Theatres” get their name
  • An exclusive visit to the theatre's projector room to see its collection of historic projectors


Click here to see pictures from one of our previous visits to Loew’s Jersey!


See you there!


*Please wear comfortable shoes as we'll be walking and climbing many stairs for a portion of the trip

**The Loew's Jersey Theatre does not have an elevator




Transportation:


By Public Transit: Take the PATH train to Journal Square Station, Jersey City. The theatre is directly across J.F. Kennedy Boulevard from the station.




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54 Journal Square Plaza

Jersey City, NJ 07306

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