Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts

151 S. Santa Fe Avenue,
Salina, KS 67402

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Fox Theatre  Salina KS  December 1996

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This theater opened in 1931 as the Fox Watson Theatre, and closed sometime in the 1990’s.

In 2001, supporters raised nearly $3 million to restore and renovate the old Fox Watson Theatre into a premiere performing arts center.

The theatre reopened on March 8, 2003.

Contributed by Joel Weide, William Gabel

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William
William on December 5, 2003 at 9:29 am

The Fox Watson Theatre is located at 159 S. Santa Fe Ave..

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on December 2, 2006 at 9:29 am

Here is some additional background on this theater:
http://tinyurl.com/y5bap4

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on January 10, 2009 at 5:46 pm

Here is an August 2007 story from the Topeka Capital Journal:
http://tinyurl.com/77g639

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 21, 2010 at 3:04 am

According to the item about the theater’s 40th anniversary that was run in Boxoffice of August 30, 1971, the exact opening date of the Fox was February 23, 1931.

DonLewis
DonLewis on June 22, 2010 at 8:50 pm

From 1940 an image of the Watson, Grand and Jayhawk Theaters in Salina.

DonLewis
DonLewis on December 23, 2010 at 5:26 pm

From 2010, photos of the Watson Theatre in Salina. [Please click on thumbnails for larger view].

JoelWeide
JoelWeide on December 23, 2010 at 7:55 pm

Adding link. Thanks!

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