State Theater

807 Washington Street,
Stoughton, MA 02072

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on November 8, 2007 at 10:58 am

The theatre has closed, apparently around Nov. 1st, or possibly a little earlier. I don’t know what the last movies were.

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on February 28, 2007 at 7:46 am

Yes, they produce shows on stage 3 or 4 times per year, especially during the Christmas season, and each show runs for a few performances.

Ron Newman
Ron Newman on February 27, 2007 at 8:48 am

Their web site says that a community theatre group, Little Theatre of Stoughton, still presents live shows here.

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on February 27, 2007 at 7:19 am

It was indeed run by Interstate Theatre Corp. of Boston and is listed under their management in the 1942-43 Motion Picture Almanac. Its name at that time was State Theatre. I recall that some time in the early or mid-1980s, the noted actor James Whittemore appeared on stage in a play at the Stoughton Theatre. I think it was a one or two week engagement and the play ran in Stoughton instead of at a theatre in Boston.

david152 on April 27, 2006 at 8:30 am

The Stoughton Cinema, along with the Norwood Theatre (and, I believe, 11 other screens), was at one time operated by C&F Theatres, headquartered on Wood Rd in Braintree.
I was the manager from October ‘72 through November '73, when the chain ceased operations.

crownx on September 12, 2005 at 7:46 am

Interstate Theaters ran this one for many years in the 50'60's
George Bailey was manager

Ron Newman
Ron Newman on April 17, 2005 at 4:19 pm

It’s odd that the sign reads “Cinema Pub Theatres”, plural. This is a single screen.

Ron Newman
Ron Newman on April 17, 2005 at 4:16 pm

This was owned by the Entertainment Cinemas chain for several years. I don’t know if it still is.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on April 15, 2004 at 4:35 am

Was this theatre formerly known as the State, or was that another theatre?

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on March 24, 2004 at 3:57 pm

Stoughton Cinema Pub has a website at