State Theatre

519 Broadway,
Larned, KS 67550

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The State in Larned

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The State Theatre originally opened in the late-1940’s and is the only theater in this small town of 4,200 residents.

After being closed for two years, the old cinema reopened in early July 2002 with a theater full of volunteers running the show. The theater was recently renovated and its famous neon marquee is still being repaired with plans to reinstall it in the near future.

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William on December 5, 2003 at 12:27 pm

The State Theatre is located at 519 Broadway and it seated 378 people.

Keith Wondra
Keith Wondra on February 22, 2007 at 11:10 pm

Here is a recent photo of the State Theatre. View link

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 28, 2007 at 9:57 pm

This is another photo of the State Theater.

DonLewis on June 23, 2008 at 11:24 pm

A 1999 view of the State Theater in Larned. From the prior postings it looks like they did a very good job on the restoration work.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 5, 2008 at 9:46 pm

Here is a 2007 article. An address search for this theater returns: 617 Broadway Street. Phone: 620.285.3535

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 8, 2009 at 8:25 pm

The Boller Brothers architectural records list Robert O. Boller as the architect of the State Theater which was owned by D.E. Burnett and H.L. Reed.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on July 23, 2009 at 11:56 am

And updating the architect wouldn’t hurt either. :)

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 31, 2009 at 10:47 pm

Opened in 1949 according to this site.

mpd732 on January 7, 2013 at 10:27 pm

Please guys do not post my photos without asking for permission. 8/25/2009 & 4/15/2010 are mine.

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