About the Roseland Theatre

 

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History and Theatre Information

btzbul1a   Built in 1950

btzbul1a   Superceded the “New Theatre” which had operated in Onancock previously

btzbul1a   Single screen motion picture theatre, with balcony

btzbul1a   Originally a 550-seat theatre, now accommodates 300+ with more modern seats and increased legroom standards

*      Originally equipped with dual carbon arc 35mm projectors, the theatre operated an automated projection system with a single 35mm projector and film platter system from the 1980s until November 2015.

*      On November 12, 2015, the Roseland converted to digital technology and now presents movies and alternative content via a digital projector and 7.1 surround sound system.

btzbul1a  Owned by Onancock Theatre Corporation

btzbul1a   Principal Stockholder (1950-1976) – Roland L. Somers

btzbul1a  Principal Stockholder (1976-Present) – Scott R. Chandler

btzbul1a  Corporate Officers

btzbul1a  President – Scott R. Chandler

btzbul1a  Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer – Charles W. Killmon

*      Theatre’s mission is to provide family motion picture entertainment for the community

 

 

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