Rose Theatre in Port Townsend, Washington started in 1907 as a vaudeville. This three-screen theatre has transitioned through silent film, talkies, Technicolor to todays digital projection. Not only is Rose Theatre unique in its age and size, but they showcase a variety of film including ballet, opera, classical music and global theatre. They even have their own “rose balcony!”

Since Rose Theatre has such a valuable history, owner Rocky hoped to keep the integrity of the original sign. We started the refurbish process with the sign being sandblasted at Puget Sound Coatings. The faces were repainted chocolate thunder which brings more contrast from the light gold and opaque antique white vinyl. The clear red neon was re-pumped with brand new white neon added. Western Neon loved learning the story of Rose Theatre and being a part of its journey.

“When I decided to have the Rose Theatre sign repaired and refurbished, the choice of who would do the work was easy. Although Western Neon had not made the sign for me 24 years ago, they had made two other signs for me since then, and I was impressed with the quality of the work and their professionalism. Put simply, I knew going into this most recent project that the job would be done right and I would be pleased with the results. The sign looks beautiful – better than it did 24 years ago – and I couldn’t be happier about the results.”
~Rocky, Owner of Rose Theatre

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