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Children's Theatre
South Salt Lake, Utah

Since 1985, the Children's Theatre had never obtained a long term lease or owned a building.  After searching for a permanent home for over three years, the Children's Theatre announced in June 2011 the purchase of the Avalon Theatre in South Salt Lake.  The theater's new home will feature a 185-seat auditorium with carpeted aisles, stadium seating, a thrust stage, and 17-foot high ceilings.  For information on how you can help, visit the Children's Theatre website.

 
 
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Parowan Community Theatre
(Alladin Theatre, Parowan Theatre)
 
27 North Main Street
Parowan, Utah
(435) 477-0144
mhalterman@parowan.org
http://parowan.org/theatre.html
 
Status:
Open 
Open:
About 1920  
 
The Alladin Theatre was built in the 1920s by the Mitchell family.  The theater's main purpose was to show movies, but it also had a stage and orchestra pit for live performances.  Gordan Farnsworth later purchased the theater and continued showing movies until the 1980s. 

About 1989 the Farnsworth family donated the building to Parowan City for use as a community theater.  Voluneteers renovated the theater, including reupholstering the seats, stripping and cleaning the wooden floors, and rebuilding the stage.  In the last 1990s, the facade of the theater was restored, including a replica of the original marquee.  The city later received a grant to the roof and expansion the back of the theater to include proper dressing rooms, storage, and restrooms.


Source:
"Theatre", parowan.org, November 2006