Wells Theatre

170 E. 1st Street S,
Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810

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Wells Theatre

The Wells Theatre was opened in August 1948. It was closed in the 1970’s.

Contributed by Lost Memory

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Chris1982 on July 11, 2014 at 12:59 am

The Wells Theatre opened in 1948. It was open at least into the early-1970’s

SethG on August 2, 2018 at 11:18 pm

According to streetview, this is now gone. Not sure why they bothered. Would probably have survived another 30 years in that climate.

SethG on August 2, 2018 at 11:23 pm

Actually, it was gone quite a while ago. It’s missing from the 2012 streetview. The sign in the empty lot claims its the future home of another theater, which looks like a sheet metal box in the drawing, but the satellite view shows the lot still empty.

MichaelKilgore on November 19, 2019 at 8:40 pm

Motion Picture Herald, July 31, 1948: “Dan Thyne putting up a 400-seat $55,000 quonset hut theatre, The Wells, opening about August 15, with Ross Bluck as manager.”

Motion Picture Herald, Aug. 14, 1948: “Dan Thyne has opened the Wells, Cheyenne Wells, Colo., a $55,000 400-seat theatre, with Ross Bluck managing.”

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