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Source: Lansing Public Library
The Idlehour Theater was located at 121 S. Washington Avenue and was a vaudeville house that operated in 1908. Thomas Hurlburt, is listed in the city directory as the manager, but Fred Swan who would later open the Colonial Theater (also known as Lansing then the Esquire Theater) was the real boss.