Fountain Green Theatre
Fountain Green, Utah

The LDS Church opened the Fountain Green Theatre and Dance Hall in 1918 and for decades it was the heart of the community.  In 1944 the building was sold to Ivin Rasmussen, who continued to operate the recreation center until 1950, when television changed the way people spent their evenings.  Rasmussen converted the dance hall into a general store, but the building sat vacant for 30 years after the store closed in 1976.  His descendants donated the building to the city in 1998 and the restored community center reopened on Memorial Day weekend 2004.

Dreamland Theatre
Ogden, Utah

Charles and George Driskell were managers of the Dreamland Theatre on Washington Avenue for most of 1908.   They made improvements to the playhouse in March, including the addition of landscape panels on the walls made by local artists.   In August, the Dreamland added a second projector, eliminating the need for intermissions at reel changes.   A claim by George Driskell that he had “worked with untiring energy” to secure exclusive engagements at the Dreamland provoked a strong response from R. W. Strong with 20th Century Optiscope, who claimed the entire credit for resolving booking conflicts lay with the national Film Service Association.   Two months later, the Dreamland reopened under the management of Fred Tout and Fred Anderson.

 
   
 

utahtheaters.info
Preserving the history of theaters in the State of Utah.
 
List Theaters
Cinema 
Stage
 
Drive-Ins
 
Closed Theaters
 
By County
Beaver
Box Elder
Cache
Carbon
Daggett
Davis
Duchesne
Emery
Garfield
Grand
Iron
Juab
Kane
Millard
Morgan
  Piute
Rich
Salt Lake
San Juan
Sanpete
Sevier
Summit
  Tooele
Uintah
Utah
Wasatch
Washington
Wayne
Weber
 
 
 
News Articles
Salt Lake County film center idea picking up interest
Utah Theatre (Salt Lake City)
17 August 2014, Salt Lake Tribune
 
Construction of Sorenson Center for the Arts set to begin in mid-August
New Shakespeare Theatre (Cedar City)
25 July 2014, The Independent
 
St. George Musical Theater preps for upcoming season; preseason tickets on sale, volunteers wanted
St. George Opera House (St. George)
12 July 2014, St. George News
 
Outlook brightens for old Cottonwood Mall site in Holladay
Megaplex Theatres at Cottonwood (Holladay)
13 August 2014, Deseret News
 
Megaplex Theatres Announced at Cottonwood Development
Megaplex Theatres at Cottonwood (Holladay)
01 August 2014, Megaplex Theatres
 
Grease fire breaks out at Vernal drive-in movie theater
Sunset Drive-In (Vernal)
06 July 2013, Deseret News
 
Tiffany's Attic Will Reopen
Tiffany's Attic Theatre Restaurant (Salt Lake City)
07 October 1977, Deseret News
 
E. J. (Edra Jean) Helps Show Go On for Attic's Reopening
Tiffany's Attic Theatre Restaurant (Salt Lake City)
18 October 1977, Deseret News