Cinemas 5
Vernal, Utah

When Warren Mott and his sons opened the Twin Cinema on 23 November 1973, it was the largest theater complex between Denver and Salt Lake City.  The lobby featured a huge crystal chandelier with 54 lights suspended over a round concession and ticket counter.  The 500 and 300-seat auditoriums were equipped with carpeting, drapes, “stadium type upholstered seats,” stereophonic speakers, and 21 by 40 feet Cinemascope screens.  The adjoining El Diamante reception center was converted to a third auditorium after Kent Limb purchased the theater in 1982.

Pioneer Memorial Theatre
Salt Lake City, Utah

The Pioneer Memorial Theatre was built as “the modern counterpart of the old Salt Lake Theater,” a tribute to “the thousands who sat enthralled within its walls” and to the “traditions of our Pioneer theatrical heritage.”  Although only parts of the exterior bear any resemblance, Pioneer Memorial was to be “pleasantly reminiscent of the Salt Lake Theater in architectural design.”   Construction on both building began on the 1st of July, the original in 1861 and the latter in 1960.

 
   
 

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News Articles
Troupe to Perform 'Hamlet'
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
08 September 1978, Deseret News
 
'Dracula' Tickets on Sale Thursday
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
24 October 1972, Deseret News
 
Sherlock Play Opens Tonight
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
02 December 1976, Deseret News
 
Ensemble Schedule is Changed
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
12 April 1973, Deseret News
 
Ed Gryska: No Business Quite Like Show Business
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
19 April 1985, Deseret News
 
S. L. Reaching For Sky Amid Builder's Cheers
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
25 November 1972, Deseret News
 
One For All and All For - Theater
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
06 December 1976, Deseret News
 
Old West, Greeks, Comedies
Glass Factory Theatre (Salt Lake City)
14 June 1973, Deseret News