Off Broadway Theatre

272 South Main Street,
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

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The Rialto Theatre, located in Salt Lake City’s Clift Building, was built in 1920. Originally called the Kinema Theater, the theater was later renamed the Rialto Theater and had 820 seats.

It was last operated as a cinema under the name of Midtown Trolley Theater, showing discount movies. The Trolley theater chain was taken over by Plitt, which later became Cineplex Odeon.

The theater closed sometime in the 1980’s and is currently used for live entertainment, and is known as the Off Broadway Theatre.

Contributed by Grant Smith

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William
William on December 7, 2003 at 12:04 am

When it was called the Rialto Theatre it seated 820 people.

kencmcintyre
kencmcintyre on September 5, 2009 at 12:09 am

The second photo from the top is a night shot from the 1950s:
http://tinyurl.com/kjbk4h

TLSLOEWS
TLSLOEWS on May 19, 2010 at 8:46 pm

Interesting Name.

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