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When the Parkway Theater is renovated, why not fix up the Charles too?
When the Parkway Theater is renovated, why not fix up the Charles too?

Nowhere in your recent editorial about the proposed renovation of the Parkway Theater was there any mention of the part the Charles Theatre will play in the success of this project ("Reviving the Parkway and a neighborhood," Oct. 2). The owners of the Charles know what it is to upgrade and refurbish a theatre. They did it with the Senator Theatre on York Road. You refer to the Charles as "much beloved." But the physical movie house is not much beloved. The lobby is depressing and uninviting. The hallways leading to the individual theaters are dark, dingy and musty. What theater-goers find appealing about the theater is that the Charles is able to screen independent...

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