Station Theater and Event Center

118 Front Street,
Smyrna, TN 37167

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Station Theater and Event Center

Not much information available on this theatre to date but this appears to be the earliest theatre on record that was both a cinema and eatery. What is known so far is that it opened in October 1947, and was owned by Silas Coleman and Red Berry. The theatre closed in 1958 and has since been used as a furniture retail store. It September 2015 it was being restored to become the Station Theater and Event Center.

Contributed by Jack Coursey

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JackCoursey on November 28, 2006 at 5:01 pm

Here is a photo of the exterior side wall of the former Regal Theatre.

JackCoursey on January 20, 2007 at 4:39 pm

Here are photos of the former theatre from January 2007: 1, 2, 3. The current owner of the property states that the theatre opened in 1910 and that the frame building on the side of the theatre building was the grill.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 5, 2009 at 2:44 am

An item in Boxoffice of October 25, 1947, datelined Smyrna, says “Silas Coleman and James D. Berry, World War II veterans, opened their new Regal Theatre here October 20.”

TLSLOEWS on July 15, 2010 at 1:47 pm

Lived in Smyrna in the early eightys right down the road,never knew this was once a theatre.

CColemanDavis on October 4, 2015 at 6:59 pm

Now being restored and called The Station Theater and Event Center.

Hobbit275 on May 10, 2016 at 2:15 pm

Good Day How would one find out information concerning the use of this building once open for business?

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