Family Theatre on Monroe - Monroe MI

Address: 115 Monroe Street South
City: Monroe
State: MI
Zip: 48161
County: Monroe
Open: 1917
Capacity:
Owner History: Denniston Theater Co.
Theater Type: Neighborhood House
Number of visits to this page: 2019
General Information:

From Cinema Treasures

The original Family Theatre opened by Joe Denniston in 1917 and was located on Front Street at a cost of 73K. A new Family was built in 1929 directly across the street from where the Monroe Theatre would be built eight years later. The theatre went dark in 1959, and then reopened in 1961 as the home for the Monroe Community Players. The theatre was destroyed by fire in 1975.

Info Updates:
3/12/2007 - Chuck Van Bibber
I show that the address for the New Family Theatre was 115 Monroe Streeet South, Monroe, Mi. 48161. Also I believe that the Family Theatre reopened in 1961 as the home of the Monroe Community Players and was destroyed by a fire in 1975.
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Family Theatre on Monroe - 1942 PIC FROM RON GROSS
1942 PIC FROM RON GROSS
Family Theatre on Monroe - 1942 PIC FROM RON GROSS
1942 PIC FROM RON GROSS
Family Theatre on Monroe - 1941 PIC FROM RON GROSS
1941 PIC FROM RON GROSS
Family Theatre on Monroe - 1934 PIC FROM RON GROSS
1934 PIC FROM RON GROSS
Family Theatre on Monroe - ARTICLE
ARTICLE
Family Theatre on Monroe - JR DENNISTON - MONROE THEATER KING
JR DENNISTON - MONROE THEATER KING
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