Western History & Genealogy Blog

Denver Theaters

Snarky Comments from Denver Theatergoers, 1881-1911

Florence E. McCune, Denver High School, 1879. Z-8022
Scrapbook, 1907-1909. Birdie B. A. McCune Papers, WH407.
Review of The Great Divide by Blanche McCune, 1908.

To say that Denver sisters Florence E. “Flora” (1860-1932) and Blanche A. “Birdie” McCune (1869-1943) liked going to the theater is an understatement.

Bluebird Theater's Blue Nights

Bluebird Theater's Blue Nights

A Denver Theater's Unexpected History

Denver's Bluebird Theater has a long and storied history. When first opened in 1914, the Bluebird was a neighborhood movie theater.