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News about the old Devon Theater in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia PA

Still Filling Seats at the Devon

Though Mayfair’s Devon Theater on Frankford Avenue was forced to cancel its first theatrical production season midway through due to budget cuts, the theater’s productions otherwise seem to be thriving. Mike Votel, 23, a bar manager at the theater, said … Continue reading

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Devon Theater Reopens in Mayfair

A Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood gets an obscenity-free theater. Northeast Philadelphia may not be known for a large arts scene, but a new addition to the Mayfair neighborhood is about to change that perception. Along Frankford Avenue, the Mayfair Community Development … Continue reading

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Staying alive at the Devon theater

As if the round, flashing marquee lights, the tiny street-side box office, the freshly popped popcorn aroma and the giant curtain covering a 30-foot-wide screen aren’t enough to convince you . . . then the bigger-than-life images of the immortal … Continue reading

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