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Arizona Movie Theatres

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Lyric Theatre
Bisbee, AZ
Paramount Theatre
Casa Grande, AZ
The Lyric Theatre has been here since at least 1930. It is no longer operating. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Paramount Theatre was built in 1929. The facade has been altered in 1970 with new signs. Those additions have since been removed. In 2003, a replica of the original marquee was installed. These photos are from 2017. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Grand Theatre
Douglas, AZ
The Grand Theatre opened in 1919. It has been closed since 1958. The building is now being restored. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Orpheum Theatre
Flagstaff, AZ
Globe Theatre
Globe, AZ
The Orpheum Theatre opened as the Majestic Opera House in 1911. In 1915, the walls and roof collapsed from the weight of snow. It was rebuilt and reopened as the Orpheum in 1917. The theatre now features movies and live entertainment. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Globe Theatre was destroyed by fire in 2005. A new building was erected on the site. The new theatre adapted the original marquee. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Roxy Theatre
Holbrook, AZ
Lowell Theatre
Lowell, AZ
The Roxy Theatre opened in 1954. It closed in 1994 but reopened in 2003 after being renovated. For more, see this website. [map]

The Lowell Theatre is no longer operating. Does anyone know when it was built or anything else about this theatre? For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Orpheum Theatre
Phoenix, AZ
The Orpheum Theatre was designed by Henry Nace and built in 1929. It became the Paramount Theatre in 1949. Later, it was known as the Palace West. The theatre was in bad shape when the City bought it in 1984. The theatre sat for many years before being completely restored. It reopened in 1997 as a performing arts venue. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Pima Theatre
Pima, AZ
The Pima Theatre was built in the mid-1930s. It has been vacant since at least 2007 and probably since much longer than that. For more, see this website. [map]

Elks Theatre
Prescott, AZ
2012: 2017:
The Elks Theatre opened as the Elks Opera House in 1904. It became a movie theatre in 1910. It became a live performance venue again in the 1980s. Around 2014, the building's was repainted and the facade above the theatre canopy was opened up and remodeled to its original look. For more, see this website. [map]

Harkins Camelview 5 Theatre [gone]
Scottsdale, AZ
The Harkins Camelview 5 Theatre opened in 1973. It closed in 2015 and was demolished by 2016. For more, see this website.

Valley Art Theatre
Temple, AZ
Rialto Theatre
Tucson, AZ
The Valley Art Theatre opened in 1940 as the College Theatre. It is still in operation as a movie theatre. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Rialto Theatre opened in 1920. The theatre is now used as a live performance venue. The marquee is a modern replacement. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Fox Theatre
Tucson, AZ
The Fox Theatre opened in 1930. It closed in 1974 and was nearly demolished. After an extensive restoration, the theatre reopened in 2005. It is now used for live performances and films. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

Saguaro Theatre
Wickenburg, AZ
The Saguaro Theatre opened in 1948. It was restored around 2006 and is still in operation with live entertainment and movies. For more, see this website. [map]

Rex Allen Theatre
Willcox, AZ
The Rex Allen Theatre opened in 1927 as the Mystic Theatre. It was later known as the Willcox Theatre. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The theatre is now owned by the Rex Allen Museum next door. Rex Allen, a Willcox native, sang in many Western movies and TV shows. The theatre has been closed since 2011. It is now leased for private events. For more, see this website. [map]

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