Ute Theatre

408 4th Street,
Saguache, CO 81149

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Ute Theatre

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The Ute Theatre is listed as operating prior to 1941, and was still operating in 1951.

In the early-2000’s, the building was operating as Daisy’s Bookstore & The Ute Theatre. It had reopened by 2012, presenting a mix of films and live entertainment. It closed December 7, 2015.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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mandzirm
mandzirm on September 12, 2012 at 12:12 am

September 2012: the Ute Theatre is open, presenting a combination of films, live music, and theatre. The front of the theatre contains a bar and snack bar/pizzeria.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on September 12, 2012 at 4:13 pm

The current owner of the Ute Theatre has a bit of information about its operation on this web page. The building dates from 1916 and was originally a livery stable.

A few years of the Saguache Crescent have been digitized and can be searched from this web page (you’ll have to answer a couple of brief consumer survey-type questions to view the scans.) In 1925 and 1931, a movie house called the Saguache Theatre advertised in the paper, and in 1937 there was a Rialto Theatre. I don’t know if these were AKA’s for the Ute Theatre or not. The earliest available year of the newspaper with ads for the Ute is 1943.

kpdennis
kpdennis on March 21, 2016 at 12:24 am

Drove through Saguache today, and found the Ute sadly shuttered. New pictures in the Photos section.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on March 21, 2016 at 12:59 am

The official web site says “CLOSED as of 12/7/2015 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE” As the web site is still up, they probably plan to reopen the theater at some point, but such plans don’t always work out. I can’t find anything on the Internet about why the house is closed.

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