Rodeo Opry

2221 Exchange Avenue,
Oklahoma City, OK 73108

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Rodeo Opry

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The American Theater was opened in 1922. In 1931 it was renamed Blue moon Theater. In 1942 it was renamed Rodeo Theater. It closed January 31, 1953 with Sterling Hayden in “Hellgate” & Judy Canova in “The WAC From Walla Walla”.

The theater was used as an antique mall and art gallery. Today it is a live music venue known as the Rodeo Opry. In September 2017 it was announced by the operators of Circle Cinema that it would reopen by the end of 2017 as the Rodeo Cinema with 2,950 seats. There are plans to build 2 more screens in 2018 with each seating 125. The ‘live’ Rodeo Opry was continue on Saturday evenings.

Contributed by Todd Scott

Recent comments (view all 9 comments)

brentclarkf on December 19, 2004 at 9:27 pm

This one’s down on Agnew St in Cowtown. It sits across the street from Langston’s in OKC, if that helps. I don’t know the address.

xxx on August 7, 2005 at 1:50 am

Did the new owners retain those wonderful abstract rodeo cowboy auditorium wall murals?

xxx on February 6, 2006 at 2:22 pm

If one uses the map feature at the top of this page, be advised the satellite image pinpoints the Rodeo Theater three blocks West of its actual location. Also on the same block can be seen the former Blue Moon Theater, a few doors East of the Rodeo.

Okie on February 14, 2006 at 7:56 pm

Perhaps the map feature does pinpoint the correct address listed here. Could it be that the Rodeo Theatre address on this site was given incorrectly?

Lauren Durbin
Lauren Durbin on October 31, 2006 at 12:12 pm

Here are some recent photos of the Rodeo Opry. The address on the building is 2221 Agnew.

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seymourcox on August 2, 2007 at 9:38 pm

Nice vintage images of the Rodeo Theatre facade, marquee, lobby, and auditorium can be viewed on below link. In search field type in word “rodeo”, then press enter…
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seymourcox on July 16, 2010 at 11:30 am

Here is an updated version of Roadside Oklahoma pages with both vintage and modern photos of the former Rodeo Theatre;

Roger Katz
Roger Katz on September 16, 2017 at 7:55 am

Returning to its roots as the Rodeo Cinema.

OKCdoorman on January 7, 2018 at 3:55 pm

Unless it soldiered on as a purely neighborhood theater with no newspaper advertising, the Rodeo’s earlier incarnation closed on Saturday, January 31, 1953, with Sterling Hayden in HELLGATE and radio comedienne Judy Canova in THE WAC FROM WALLA WALLA. [Daily Oklahoman]

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