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OVERTON - Overton Theater built around 1935 and closed in 1965, recently sold & being restored. PALESTINE Texas Theater in Palestine The 1930 Texas Theater in downtown Rusk features Spanish Colonial architecture. After two fires & closings, it was renovated into the Palestine Community Theater for live productions.
PARIS Plaza Theater in Paris The 1926 Plaza Theater on the square in Paris closed in the 70s but now used as a community theater for live productions.
Grand Theater in Paris The 1937 Grand Theater near the Paris downtown square on Lamar Ave has been closed for years but now in the process of being renovated.
PECOS State Theater in Pecos The State Theater in downtown Pecos closed in 2004 after being restored in 1999 & is for sale.
PLAINVIEW - The renovated 1920 Fair Theater presents concerts, live productions, and beauty pageants. PORT LAVACA Port Lavaca Theater in Port Lavaca 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. POST Garza & Tower theaters in Post 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. RANGER Columbia Theater in Ranger Remains of the Columbia Theater in Ranger - Old Theaters in Ranger REFUGIO - Rialto Theater was built in 1930 and closed in 1980. ROCKWALL - The Ritz Theater opened in 1923 on the north side of the square in Rockwall. After 35 years of operation, it was torn down later to built a bank. ROSENBERG - Liberty-Cole Theater is now used for live theater and music. RUSK Cherokee Theater in Rusk Cherokee Theater is located off the square in downtown Rusk. Renovated in 1975 and now used for live productions.
SAN ANGELO Texas Theater in San Angelo The 1929 Texas Theater in downtown San Angelo closed in 1971 and is for sale.
Old theater in San Angelo Old theater in San Angelo is now the Angelo Civic Theater.
SAN ANTONIO Website: San Antonio Theaters: Now & Then Axtex Theater in S.A. The Art Deco-Mayan Revival Aztec Theater is located in downtown San Antonio near the Riverwalk, opened in 1926 with 2,500 seats and a 1,700-pipe organ. It closed in 1989 but has been restored recently. The Aztec has an entry from the street and one from the Riverwalk. Empire Theater in S.A. The Empire Theater is located downtown San Antonio. It was built in 1913 on the same spot as another theater built in 1879. The Empire closed in 1978 but was renovated in 1998 for live shows with 900 seats.
Majestic Theater in S.A. The 2300 seat Majestic Theater was built during 1929 in downtown San Antonio. It was renovated in 1989 and live shows were added in 1996.
Texas Theater in S.A. The Texas Theater was closed in downtown San Antonio during the 70s and razed in 1983. The facade was saved and the building made into offices.
SAN MARCOS Holiday Theater in San Marcos Gordo's Grill on the square in downtown San Marcos was once the Holiday Theater.
SEGUIN Texas Theater in Seguin The 1931 Texas Theater in downtown Seguin was a popular showcase for Westerns & still used for special events. The theater inside the Texas State History Museum in Austin is modeled after this theater.
Palace Theater in Seguin The 1938 Palace Theater of Classic Art Deco Moderne style in downtown Seguin closed in 2002. It was rebuilt in 1946 after an explosion.
SHERMAN Texas Theater sign in Sherman The 1940s Texas Theater in Sherman was torn down and it's Texas neon sign (pictured here) was moved to The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin.
SNYDER Ritz Theater in Snyder The 1921 Ritz Theater on the square in downtown Snyder was built as the Cozy Theater & renamed the Ritz in 1950s after being rebuilt. It closed in 1970 but restored in 1995 for live shows.
STAMFORD Grand Theater in Stamford The 1936 Grand Theater in downtown Stamford is still operating as a movie theater.
STRAWN Rex Theater in Strawn The Rex Theater in downtown Strawn was gutted by fire in 1953. It had been rebuilt after another fire. Mr. & Mrs. Herbert Rapp operated the theater after WWII before they moved their show business to Ranger, TX. SWEETWATER Texas Theater in Sweetwater The 1935 Texas Theater on the square in downtown Sweetwater closed in 2009 but a group has recently bought it to do renovations.

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