Dexter Theatre - Dexter MI

Address: 8005 Main St
City: Dexter
State: MI
Zip: 48130
County: Washtenaw
Open: 1940's
Capacity:
Owner History: Glenn Clark
Theater Type: Small Town Movie Palace
Number of visits to this page: 2297
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General Information:

It is obvious to me now that the old theater building was still standing in 2019 and probably still does as of 2022. It was not in the part of downtown that I thought but once I got to the proper address on street view the building there is obviously an old theater.

This theater goes back to at least 1949 when it was opened under the management of McClaughlin Oil Co with H.R. Stevens operating it. There were some musical acts performing there in the late 50's but the theater closed in 1959 according to Box Office Magazine. Glenn Clark was the operator at that time.

Info Updates:
12/19/2003 - Box Office Magazine
September 1959 - Glenn Clark is closing the Dexter Theatre at Dexter.
 Photos:6
Dexter Theatre - 2019 SCREEN SHOT
2019 SCREEN SHOT
Dexter Theatre - 1949 OPENING AD
1949 OPENING AD
Dexter Theatre - 1949 AD FOR THE DEXTER AND MANCHESTER THEATERS
1949 AD FOR THE DEXTER AND MANCHESTER THEATERS
Dexter Theatre - 1952 AD
1952 AD
Dexter Theatre - CHRISTMAS PARTY EVENT IN 1953
CHRISTMAS PARTY EVENT IN 1953
Dexter Theatre - OLD AD FOR MUSIC ACT 1957
OLD AD FOR MUSIC ACT 1957
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