Flag Theatre

310 N. Main Street,
Hutchinson, KS 67501

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The Flag Theater

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Single screen theatre in the downtown section of Hutchinson, located on North Main Street at E. First Street. Originally known as the State Theatre when it opened on July 2, 1936, it had a seating capacity for 490.

Later known as the Flag Theatre, it is now home to live productions, including children’s theatre, and is Kansas' only festival stage complex. The Flag Theatre is also used for meetings and conventions, and is available for rental for public and private functions.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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Ken Roe
Ken Roe on August 16, 2005 at 6:42 am

The Film Daily Yearbook; 1941 and 1943 editions list a State Theatre with 400 seats. In the 1950 edition of F.D.Y. the State Theatre address is given as 310 North Main Street, Hutchinson, KS and it has a seating capacity listed as 490.

DonLewis
DonLewis on June 17, 2008 at 7:28 am

A 1987 view of the Flag Theater in Hutchinson.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 8, 2014 at 3:56 pm

The new theater under construction for the Sproule brothers at 310-312 N. Main Street was designed by the local architectural firm of Smith & English, according to the May 6, 1936, issue of The Hutchinson, Kansas, News.

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