Will Rogers Theatre to be restored

posted by Michael Zoldessy on December 14, 2011 at 11:01 am

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CHARLESTON, IL — The new owners of the Will Rogers Theatre don’t want to just reopen, they want to restore it to its grandeur. Vacant since 2010 when AMC left town, the plan is now to take whatever time necessary to install a new large screen after looking at the elements present and decide how to thoughtfully make it a palace again.

Read more of the exciting news in the Daily Eastern News.

(Thanks to Norman Plant for providing the photo.)

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ellaharris
ellaharris on December 15, 2011 at 5:47 am

This is really an awesome theater. Since closing its doors in the summer of 2010, the Will Rogers Theatre was bought by the owners of Majestic Theatre in Streator,III.I think “There’s a lot of supportive people there,” she said. “It’s a win-win for all of us.”

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Jack Oberleitner
Jack Oberleitner on December 17, 2011 at 12:19 pm

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