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New Shakespeare Theatre
Cedar City, Utah

On 16 February 2012, the Utah Shakespeare Festival announced plans to build a $26.5 million Shakespeare theater on 200 West, between Center Street and College Avenue.  The new 900-seat theater will feature amenities missing from the current Adams Memorial Shakespearean Theatre, such as public restrooms and a backstage area.  A retractable roof will expand the season and allow for possible year-round usage.  The playhouse will allow for additional performances, which will draw an additional 30,000 patrons to Cedar City and increase the economic impact of the Festival by an estimated $8 million annually.

 
 
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The east exterior wall of the Cache Valley 3 Theatres.

Photographer: Grant Smith
Date: 7 May 2011

Cache Valley 3 Theatres
(Cache Valley Cinemas)
 
1221 North 200 East
Logan, Utah 84323
 
Status:
Closed 
Total Seats:
750 
Open:
1976 or 1977  
Closed:
18 October 2007  
 

Mann Theatres opened the Cache Valley 3 in Fall 1976 as part of a national expansion program.[1] The three-screen multiplex had the same floorplan as the Alameda Plaza 3 in Pocatello and the Yellowstone Plaza Triplex in Idaho Falls.[2] Carmike Cinemas acquired all Utah theaters in the Mann Theatres chain in the mid-1990s.[3]

Westates Theatres took over management of the Cache Valley 3 on 16 February 2002, after Carmike pulled out of the theater due to its bankruptcy. Westates spent $50,000 to $100,000 on upgrading projection and sound equipment in the cinema.
[3]

In 2002 Westates Theatres began negotiations with JP Realty, owner of the Cache Valley Mall, for the construction of a new six-screen stadium seating multiplex to replace the aging triplex.
[3] The Cache Valley 3 Theatres closed on 18 October 2007, day before the opening of the new University Stadium 6 Theatres.


1. "Mall Theater Expansion Planned", 31 October 1976, Salt Lake Tribune, page 2K
2. “Cache Valley 3 Theatres”, cinematreasures.org, March 2008
3. "Cottonwood Mall theater closes doors", Deseret News, 15 February 2002