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The Elberta Theatre opened in Brigham City on 12 March 1917, built by W. H. Shurtliffe and W. R. Dredge.  A unique feature of the theater was that moviegoers entered the auditorium next to the screen, allowing latecomers to find their way to their seats using the reflected light of the film.  An orchestra pit below the screen had room for a piano and up to five other instruments.  About 1927, the Elberta was renamed the Capitol Theatre.  It is now part of the Walker Cinemas chain.

 
 
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Payson Opera House
Payson, Utah
 
Status:
Unknown 
Total Seats:
500 
Open:
Before 1903  
Closed:
After 1920  
 
The Payson Opera House was open before 1903 and had a seating capacity of 500.1  The opera house closed after 1920.2


1. Polk's Utah Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1903-1904
2. Polk's Utah Gazetteer and Business Directory, 1903-1904, 1908-1909, 1912-1913, 1918-1919, 1920-1921