State Theatre - Ann Arbor MI

Address: 233 S State St
City: Ann Arbor
State: MI
Zip: 48104
County: Washtenaw
Open: 1942
Capacity: 1756
Owner History: Butterfield Theatres
Theater Type: Downtown Movie Palace
Number of visits to this page: 2487
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From Cinema Treasures

Opened on March 18, 1942 with Dorothy Lamour in “The Fleet’s In”. The 1,773-seat State Theatre was operated by Butterfield Michigan Theaters Co. a subsidiary of Paramount Pictures Inc. In 1977 Butterfield divided the theatre into four screens. In 1987 it was sold to a new owner who converted the main floor into retail use and the former balcony was mothballed. In 1992 the balcony was reopened as a twin screen theatre. The State Theatre has had a tough time staying open over the years. It seems to have finally found its groove as a twinned art house theatre for the college community of Ann Arbor. In 2016 it was closed for renovations and reopened in December 2017 as a four screen theatre.

Info Updates:
1/15/2004 - Cinema Treasures
Opened in 1942, the State has had a tough time staying open over the years. It seems to have finally found its groove now as a twinned art house theater for the college community of Ann Arbor.
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