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Kansas Movie Theatres (page 1)

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Anthony Theatre
Anthony, KS
Jayhawk Theatre
Atwood, KS
The Anthony Theatre opened in 1936. The theatre has been closed for many years. However, there are plans to restore it. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Jayhawk Theatre was built in the 1920s. It now features movies and plays. Does anyone know more about this theatre? For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Augusta Theatre
Augusta, KS
The Augusta Theatre, now known as the Augusta Historical Theatre, opened in 1935. The exterior features Carrara structural glass and neon. Unfortunately, the glass above the marquee was removed in the 1950s or 1960s and covered with corrugated metal. The elaborate Art Deco interior was preserved. The Augusta closed in 1985. In 1989, the Augusta Arts Council began restoring the theatre. It has since reopened. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see this website. [night photos thanks Glenda Campbell] [map]

Belleville Theatres:
Blair Theatre

Burlington Opry
Burlington, KS
The Burlington Opry opened in 1942 as the Plaza Theatre. It closed in 1989 and has been used for live entertainment since then. It was known as the Flint Hills Opry and later the Music Box Theatre before it became the Burlington Opry. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see this website. [map]

Midland Theatre
Coffeyville, KS
Dodge Theatre
Dodge City, KS
The Midland Theatre opened in 1927 as the New Tackett Theater. The Fox Corporation changed the name to the Midland in 1928. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The theatre is currently closed and being renovated. For more, see this website. [map]

The Dodge Theatre opened in 1929 and closed in the late 1990s. It has been closed since then. This photo is from 2010. In 2013, the marquee was removed and dismantled when it was found unsafe. For more, see this website. [map]

Concordia Theatres:
Majestic Theatre

El Dorado Theatre
El Dorado, KS
The El Dorado Theatre opened in the 1920s and closed sometime after 1950. The building is now occupied by the Hot Rod Cafe. For more, see this website. [map]

Granada Theatre
Emporia, KS
The Granada Theatre was designed by the Boller Brothers and opened in 1929. It closed in 1982 and was saved from demolition in 1994. Renovation work began in 2004 and the theatre reopened in 2008. The Granada now features live entertainment and films and can be leased for special events. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see this website. [map]

State Theatre
Garden City, KS
Crest Theatre
Great Bend, KS
The State Theatre opened in 1929. It was still operating in the 1980s. However, it has been closed for many years. For more, see this website. [map]

The Crest Theatre was designed by Robert Boller and opened in 1950. It is now used as a community theater for concerts, dance, lectures, and seminars. The building is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. For more, see this website. [map]

Fox Pavilion Theatre
Hays, KS
The Fox Pavilion Theatre was designed by Samuel W. Bihr, Jr. It opened in 1950 as the Fox Theatre. For more, see this website. [map]

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