Remains of an old theater located on the south
side of the square in downtown Lamesa. The
five theaters that were in downtown at one
time and all closed were the Majestic, Mesa,
Palace, Tower, and Alameda.
LLANO - The Lantex Theater with seating for 400 is located on the Llano square.
It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and still features movies
on the weekend.
LOCKHART - Baker Theater is located on Main St. in downtown Lockhart and now used
for live performances.
The Stanley Theater opened in 1948 and closed in 1974.
It is now an antique mall.
LUBBOCK - Cactus Theater opened in 1938 and was restored around 1995. It is now
used for live productions.
The Palace Theater is closed. During the filming of the
movie "Giant" near Marfa in 1955, this theater was used
daily to review the picture. The movie "GIANT":Revisited
MARBLE FALLS - The Uptown Theater is located on Main Street in Marble Falls since
1942. It was completely refurbished in 2004 and re-opened as a live entertainment
Paramount Theater in downtown Marshall (East
Texas) is closed and vacant.
MASON - The Odeon Theater is now used by the Mason Country Opry.
The Mesquite Movie Theater is located in old
downtown Mesquite and is now the Rodeo City
Live Music Hall. It appears the front bricks
have been replaced. A short distant from here
is were Sam Bass robbed the train in 1878.
The 1920 Select Theater is in downtown Mineola
and was renovated in 2001 with 248 new seats. It
is used for live productions and first run films
on the weekends. It maybe the oldest continuously
operating movie theater in Texas. In 1998, it was
designated a historical landmark.
Ritz Theater is located on the square in downtown
McKinney. It closed and was later converted to a
small shopping mall.
The Texas Theater near the square in McKinney
is now a specialty shop.
Mexia Theater is in downtown Mexia and
is now a church.
The Main Theater in Nacogdoches is closed.
Miller's Theater is located in downtown Navasota
and still shows current movies.
The Brauntex Theater in downtown New Braunfels
is now used for live productions.
OVERTON - Overton Theater built around 1935 and closed in 1965, recently sold and being restored.
Texas Theater is located in downtown Rusk.
Renovated and is now the Palestine
Community Theater for live productions.
Plaza Theater is located on Lamar Ave. in Paris and now used as
a community theater for live productions.
Grand Theater is located off the downtown square on Lamar Ave. It
has been closed for many years.
State Theater is located in downtown Pecos.
It's closed but will open soon.
PLAINVIEW - The renovated 1920 Fair Theater presents concerts, live productions,
and beauty pageants.
Port Lavaca Theater is in downtown Port Lavaca (South Texas).
Built in 1936 and survived Hurricane Carla in 1961. It was
restored and now used for the performing arts.
Garza Theater is located on Main St. in downtown Post (West Texas).
It was built in 1916 as the Palace and closed in 1955. Thirty years
later, the Garza opened as a performing arts theater. The Tower is
another old theater in use and located on Main St. in Post.