Preserving the history of theaters in the State of Utah.
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Thanks for the Memories!
Motor Vu Drive-In (Erda)
20 April 2022, (Web Site)
Alan Bradshaw sold the Motor Vu Theater to the Peterson Industrial Group on 20 April 2022. The new owners plan to keep the theater in operation as the Erda Drive In.
Motor-Vu Drive-In no longer showing movies; land rezoned for housing
Colemans Motor-Vu Drive-In (Riverdale)
19 May 2022, Ogden Standard Examiner
A post on Coleman's Motor-Vu Drive-In Facebook page says, "WE are OPEN Sunday's for swap meet. Until further notice movies are CLOSED." The Riverdale City Council on February 1 rezoned the 20-acre parcel where the Motor-Vu sits R-1, which permits single-family housing.
Orem CARE tax allocations could leave Hale Centre Theatre Orem without funds
Hale Center Theater (Orem), SCERA Showhouse (Orem)
13 May 2022, Herald Journal
Hale Centre Theatre may have lost CARE tax funding, even though they will continue to operate in Orem until 2024. Hale Centre will build a new theater at the d?TERRA campus in Pleasant Grove.
Great Things Are Happening At The Historic RedStone Theater
Kanab Theatre (Kanab)
12 May 2022, Sun Independent
The 88-year-old Redstone Theater is now run by the Dillman family and hosting events, standup comedy, live music, concerts, film festivals, conferences, classic films, special events, and more.
Utah family-run theater to perform original play
Angelus Theatre (Spanish Fork)
11 May 2022, KUTV News
Save The Murray Theater!
Murray Theater (Murray)
10 May 2022, (Web Site)
'Fight for the icons we have left': Concerned residents push to save and bring back historic Murray Theater
Murray Theater (Murray)
10 May 2022, Fox 13 News
The Murray Theater would have been completely renovated by now, but the pandemic put a hold on all plans, construction, and funding.
See photos from the Utah Theater's past glory days and its ongoing demolition
Utah Pantages Theatre (Salt Lake City)
06 May 2022, Salt Lake Tribune
Photos of the Utah Theatre from its heyday and ongoing demolition, which started 19 April 2022.