The Cameo in Colonialtown

The Cameo Theatre opened in 1940 and served Orlando's Colonialtown neighborhood. It appears that the theater closed soon afterwards for the duration of World War II, but reopened in 1947. The theater closed again for good during or before the 60s.


Colonial Drive (US 17-92) near Mills, Orlando.

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  • Maryland Route 5 3y

    It's troubling to see what once was a nice theater look so shabby today.
  • Andy Callahan 3y

    Maryland Route 5 I know. They've used it for live performances within the past few years, but I guess that all fell through.
  • rick kilby 3y

    Bummer, I didn't realized it had closed.
  • orlando_man2 3y

    There are several theatre companies in the Orlando area currently using inferior spaces for their performances. What a shame that they can't band together and buy the Cameo. Unfortunately, property in this area is quite expensive.
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