Roxy Theatre

1017 S. State Street,
Lockport, IL 60441

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Roxy Theatre, Lockport, IL

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The Roxy, located on State Street at Tenth Street, was last used as a juice bar but is currently closed.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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mp775
mp775 on September 1, 2006 at 2:09 pm

According to an employee at a local business, the theater is occassionally used for senior citizens' events.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on June 16, 2008 at 8:22 pm

Here is a recent picture. The image is not the best, unfortunately.
http://tinyurl.com/6rmf42

stormdog
stormdog on December 4, 2012 at 5:07 pm

It looks like this building is currently being used as a nightclub for people with mental illness or disability. There’s an interesting article about this here: http://www.voanews.com/content/illinois-nightclub-caters-to-mentally-challenged—137487468/162769.html

Also, here’s a photograph of the theatre I made this Summer. I’ll post a few more once I’m done with school in a couple weeks.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/stormdog42/8245122949/

BetterLockport
BetterLockport on July 27, 2014 at 5:29 pm

This theater has been reopened!!! Mayor Steve Streit has recently negotiated an agreement with the owners of the building and the facility has been renovated. A new marquee with lights, updated entry and bar/eating area. The Lockport Old Towne Cafe, neighbor to the Roxy, serves their specialty food incuding hotdogs, sausage sandwiches, desserts. It is a BYOB theater. The weekend of July 25 the Roxy showed Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. August 8 and 9 will be the gothic horror Hansel and Gretel.

BetterLockport
BetterLockport on July 27, 2014 at 5:31 pm

Roxy facebook page … https://www.facebook.com/roxylockport

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