Reding 4 Theatre

3905 S. Western Avenue,
Oklahoma City, OK 73109

Unfavorite 1 person favorited this theater

Help us make this street view more accurate

Please adjust the view until the theater is clearly visible. more info

Reding 4 Theater, Oklahoma City OK 1994

The Reding 4 Theatre was opened in 1965 and was still operating in the late-1970’s. By the mid-1990’s it was a country music venue.

Contributed by Lauren Grubb

Recent comments (view all 9 comments)

kpdennis on April 22, 2009 at 7:47 pm

I served as a short-term manager at the Redding 4 for a few months in 1986, while a new theater in Midwest City I was set to manage (Heritage Plaza 5) was under construction. By this time, the Redding was in poor shape – its strip mall location was lackluster and the auditoriums were typical shoeboxes reflecting its early 1970s genesis.

It was the only Commonwealth Theater in OKC to offer regular midnight movies on Fridays and Saturdays – usually our two top features and two staples: Pink Floyd’s The Wall and a battered print of Rocky Horror Picture Show. The latter cult classic regularly attracted a tiny but devoted crowd of some very low-budget RHPS re-enactors.

Meredith Rhule
Meredith Rhule on November 12, 2009 at 1:35 am

This was a fun place in the late 70s. Hummm, think they had Cinemeccanica film towers. Also, pretty sure the business agent was there full time. I was a relief projectionist back then.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 6, 2010 at 10:59 pm

If the business agent was there it must have been an easy booth to run.Mike Local 629.

TLSLOEWS on July 6, 2010 at 11:04 pm

The photo looks more like a food store than a theatre.

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 6, 2010 at 11:07 pm

Certainly does,but I have seen alot of Theatres on CT that look nothing like a theatre.

seymourcox on July 16, 2010 at 7:20 pm

Roadside Oklahoma site have modern photos of the colorful Redding 4 Cinema;

kpdennis on July 16, 2010 at 10:01 pm

Comparing the photo from the 1990’s linked above with the Roadside Oklahoma photos, I’d say Roadside has the wrong part of the mall. There are some hefty roof supports in the older photo which do not appear in the later one; it’s possible those columns were removed, I guess. I drove through the shopping center about a year ago, and I could not tell which building housed the theater – and I worked there for about six months! But that was a couple of decades ago…

The name of the theater on this header should be “Reding” with a single R.

Coate on July 19, 2011 at 6:51 am

“The name of the theater on this header should be “Reding” with a single R.”

I think you meant to write that the header should be updated to read “Reding” with a single “D”.

You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater