Gillioz Theatre

520-22 Broadway,
Monett, MO 65708

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Operating prior to 1941, when at that time it was operated by Commonwealth Amusement. They still operated the Gillioz Theatre in 1950.

Contributed by Paul Salley

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KenRoe
KenRoe on November 2, 2004 at 9:11 am

The architects of the Gillioz Theatre were Johnson and Maack of St. Louis. The style both inside and out was in a Georgean Colonial style and seating was provided for 724 on one level. It opened in 1931 and was built for and named after Mr M.E. Gillioz a local contractor. The street address of the Gillioz Theatre was 520-22 Broadway, Monett, MO

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 17, 2012 at 1:54 am

A book about the Gillioz Theatre in Springfield includes a small illustration of the Monett Gillioz on page 1928 (Google Books preview.)

The book says that Maurice Gillioz also financed and built the Fox Theatre in Joplin, Missouri. The NRHP-listed Fox is still standing, functioning as a church and special events center, with occasional movies.

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