The Boyd opened in 1928 and was renamed the Sam Eric in 1971. The theater closed in May, 2002 and was slated for demolition. The building was purchased by Live Nation, a division of ClearChannel, in January, 2005, and renovation work has begun; the theater is expected to reopen in 2007.
Photograph taken February 14, 2004
Friends of the Boyd
PhilaDeco's BoydTheatre.org (Unofficial)
Boyd Theatre on Cinema Treasures
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