Lyric Theatre

209 W. Main Street,
Monticello, IL 61856

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The old Lyric Theatre

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The Princess Theatre was opened in June 1915. On July 1, 1922 it was renamed Lyric Theatre and closed on August 28, 1937 with “The Lawless Nineties”. It was demolished and a ‘new’ Lyric Theatre was built on the site.

Contributed by Mark Specht

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MovieMark on November 17, 2017 at 3:37 am

C. W. Joehrendt opened the new Princess Theatre in June 1915, in a building owned by James Piatt Kratz. July 1, 1922 the Princess re-opened as the Lyric Theatre.

MovieMark on November 18, 2017 at 3:15 pm

In January 1924 W. C. Martin, conductor of the
Lyric theatre, died.

MovieMark on November 18, 2017 at 3:54 pm

The old Lyric Theatre closed Saturday August 28, 1937.
Its final film was “The Lawless Nineties.”

MovieMark on November 21, 2017 at 10:59 pm

The address of the Princess / old Lyric Theatre was 203 W. Main St., in the Kratz Building.

MovieMark on November 22, 2017 at 12:53 am

The Princess was also known as the Princess Airdome.

MovieMark on November 22, 2017 at 12:54 am

In August 1915 Robert Larmon became the sole owner of the Lyric Airdome.

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