Orchard Theatre in Port Orchard closes
PORT ORCHARD, WA — In 2007, The former Plaza Twin Theatre here reopened as the Historic Orchard Theatre but disappointing financial returns caused the current owner, Far Away Entertainment, to close the theater on December 30, 2010. The company may be open to a sale of the theater.
“With a major first-run, multi-screen theater nearby, we felt that a more adult-oriented independent and art film concept was worth trying,” he said. “It’s been difficult to attract this audience segment on a consistent basis, especially in the evening hours.”
As in all of its theaters, Far Away hosted numerous community and non-profit events in Port Orchard for local charities and civic organizations.
There is more in the Port Orchard Independent.