Rook Theater

408 Broadway,
Cheyenne, OK 73628

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Rook Theater, Cheyenne, OK

The Rook Theater was operating prior to 1941. It was closed by January 2016 for remodelling.

Contributed by Lauren Grubb

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 20, 2005 at 6:15 am

Listed in the Film Daily Yearbook’s 1941 and 1943 editions as having a seating capacity of 250. The 1950 edition gives a seating capacity of 288.

brentclarkf
brentclarkf on July 21, 2005 at 4:45 pm

I’ve got some beautiful pictures of the Rook Theater which I’ll add asap. This one’s a performing arts theatre exclusively now. It’s multi-colored and very striking from the outside.

jchapman1
jchapman1 on July 8, 2007 at 10:35 am

Rook Theatre images can be found on below website.
http://www.agilitynut.com/theatres/ok.html

danwhitehead1
danwhitehead1 on January 15, 2011 at 11:11 am

SAT15JAN2011, 1:05P CST
Just met a lady who works at Lowe’s here in Irving, Texas . She’s a daughter of the Rooks and worked in this very theatre when she was a very young girl. She said they also had houses in Erick, Oklahoma and Gainesville, Florida.

danwhitehead1
danwhitehead1 on January 15, 2011 at 1:19 pm

Correction to the above: The lady I spoke with was a granddaughter of the Rook family, not a daughter. Wrong generation on my part.

RoadsideArchitecture.com
RoadsideArchitecture.com on February 12, 2011 at 10:16 am

I don’t know about the performing arts thing… It reopened as a video store in 2010 with movies shown on Friday and Saturday nights.

kpdennis
kpdennis on January 20, 2016 at 7:41 pm

Drove through Cheyenne OK today. The Rook appears to be closed and undergoing some restoration/remodeling? New pic in Photos section, January 20, 2016.

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