Hyart Theater

251 E. Main Street,
Lovell, WY 82431

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Hyart Theater

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The Hyart Theater was opened in 1950 by Hyrum D. Bischoff, and is still owned and operated by the Bischoff family today. The 975-seat movie house on Main Street in Lovell was designed by Hyrum D. Bischoff in a Western style and had seating on a stadium plan, with a raised stepped section at the rear. It stopped showing movies in 1992, but was still sporadically used for special events on its stage such as high school plays and concerts. In November of 2004, after a dozen-year break, the Hyart Theater began to show movies again, with “Spiderman 2”, to a full house.

The Hyart Theater screens family-friendly movies, usually nothing over PG-13. The theater in November 2005 celebrated the one-year anniversary of the return of movies to the Hyart Theater with free screenings of the Martin Lawrence comedy “Rebound”.

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 11, 2005 at 4:52 am

Here is a photo of the Hyart Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 8, 2006 at 9:45 am

This is a recent close-up photo of the Hyart Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on November 2, 2006 at 1:43 pm

Another recent photo of the Hyart Theater can be seen here.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 17, 2007 at 12:04 pm

The Hyart Theater is visible in this 2007 photo.

Marktech on October 13, 2007 at 12:54 pm

Being in this theater is like being inside a time capsule. The theater is all original…carpeting, seats, and all else except for conversion to xenon and platter. A very amazing place to see!

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 11, 2009 at 12:31 pm

Here is the Hyart Theater in 2008.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on April 20, 2009 at 5:42 pm

Another 1988 photo is here.

Gerald A. DeLuca
Gerald A. DeLuca on June 22, 2010 at 1:10 pm

A feature article on the Hyart in Boxoffice magazine, January 5, 1952, had several photos.
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