Capitol Theatre

212 S. Second Avenue,
Walla Walla, WA 99362

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 13, 2013 at 12:56 am

This brief biography of architect Bjarne H. Moe, from the Washington State Department of Archaeology & Historic Preservation, says that he was the architect for a remodeling of the Capitol Theatre in Walla Walla in 1938.

John_Freimann12 on August 28, 2011 at 1:30 pm

Actually the play about Kennedy did open: one performance.Then they closed and rewrote the show making it about the Washington governor at the time. It opened about a week later.

Parke on February 26, 2010 at 12:41 pm

Here is an ad from the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin circa 1952, along with one for the nearby Liberty Theatre.

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kencmcintyre on May 9, 2009 at 7:54 pm

Here is an April 1970 ad from the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin:

kencmcintyre on September 7, 2007 at 9:08 pm

In 1963, the Capitol was part of Alliance Amusements, a large Chicago chain. Besides the Capitol, Alliance also ran the Liberty, Roxy and Sky-View Drive-In in Walla Walla.