Thursday, July 28, 2005

The Old "Teatro Puerto Rico"

The Old "Teatro Puerto Rico"
Originally uploaded by clarisel.
The old theater on East 138th Street in the Bronx is now a church: a "Pare de Sufrir," "Stop Suffering" Universal church.

In its day, the Teatro Puerto Rico was a vibrant center for variety shows and entertainment in Spanish-language show business. It was like the Puerto Rican Apollo. Too bad it wasn't preserved as the Apollo was.
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