Built as an opera house, perhaps, and later converted into a movie theater (The Uptown), this beautiful stone structure is beginning its long-awaited restoration. Please join in the great adventure!
About forty years ago the 1900 theater in Strong City went dark. About forty years ago the last movie was shown. About forty years ago the last popcorn was served. About forty years ago. The theater went dark. Then the roof collapsed. And things looked very grim for the 1900 theater. Very grim, indeed. …Continue Reading
Santa and Mrs. Claus will also be at the theater tonight thru Sunday, from 5PM to 6:30PM. So, come and say hello! (And thanks to Kay Lauer and Ross MacTaggart for Best In Red. And thanks, too, to Jaque Schmidt and her grandson, Aidan Shaw, for being elves!)Continue Reading
And tonight! The admission is: $20 per adult (18+) $10 per child (17-) Families of three or more are just $40 (two adults and one or more children) Popcorn and beer and wine are included in the admission price! All proceeds will help to restore the theater. Dress warmly! THE…Continue Reading
Before the show, Dorothy Doolittle stepped into the star-filled shell of the building. Dorothy, and her late husband, Dudley, owned the building for four decades. Last night, she said that she had not planned to attend as it would have been too sad seeing the building in a…Continue Reading