Annie Russell Theatre

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location = Winter Park, Florida
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added = July 15, 1998
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governing_body = Rollins College

The Annie Russell Theatre is a historic theater in Winter Park, Florida, United States. The theatre was named after the English-born actress Annie Russell in 1931, and designed by the German-born architect Richard Kiehnel. It is located on the premises of Rollins College. On July 15, 1998, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.


Russell moved to America when she was young, and jump starting her acting career in New York. When she retired she moved to New Jersey, but quickly changed her mind and moved to Winter Park in 1923. Shortly thereafter, she began teaching at Rollins College, continuing to do so until she died of lung disease in 1936.


* [ Orange County listings] at [ National Register of Historic Places]
* [ Annie Russell Theatre] at [ Florida's Office of Cultural and Historical Programs]
* [ Winter Park Historical Trail] at [ Historic Hiking Trails]
* [ Annie Russell Theatre] at [ Rollins College Department of Theatre & Dance]
* [ Notable Architects in St. Petersburg - Richard Kiehnel] at [ City of St. Petersburg]

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