321 E. Market Street,
Logansport, IN 46947

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The State Theater in Logansport, Indiana opened on June 8, 1940 with 1,074 seats. It was later twinned, and operated as a movie theater into the late-2000’s. It is now a live performance venue known as the Shindig.

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LouisRugani on July 31, 2009 at 7:55 pm

A 1937 Logansport Pharos-Tribune also lists a ROXY, a LOGAN and a PARAMOUNT theatre there.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on October 24, 2009 at 12:13 am

The June 15, 1940, issue of Boxoffice said that the new State in Logansport had opened on June 8. It was operated by the Alliance Theatre Corporation, also operators of the Roxy and Paramount at Logansport.

A photo of the auditorium of the State Theatre illustrated an advertisement for American Avion Theatre Chairs in the August 17, 1940, issue of Boxoffice. There were 1074 seats in the State. The architect of the theater was Irving M. Karlin, Chicago.

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