RKO Strand Theatre
214 S. Main Street,
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Originally the National Theatre, it opened on 16th August 1904 with 2,300 seats. The opening production was the musical Comedy “The Show Girl”. It was designed by New York architect J.W. Yost. It became the Lyceum Theatre in 1913. In 1914 it was B.F. Keith’s Theatre, but suffered damage to the back stage area in a 1916 fire. Repairs were carried out and it reopened as the Strand Theatre ON December 23, 1916, showing movies only. The RKO Strand Theatre was destroyed by a fire on January 27, 1943. The film playing that week was Fred McMurray in “Forrest Rangers”, which was about fires in the timberlands. The fire had begun in an adjacent restaurant. The theatre was never rebuilt and today the Convention Center sits on the site.
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