Star Theatre

637 Main Street,
Pineville, LA 71360

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Star Theatre

Located in the Pineville suburb of Alexandria. The Hauber Annex Theatre was built right next to the already operating Hauber Theatre. It had seating provided for 440 in the orchestra level and 120 seats in the balcony.

Construction began in April 1941, and from June 20, 1941 the theatre opened, operating in the evenings only as an outdoor theatre. It was eventually roofed over and was fully completed to open on December 5, 1941. It was designed by and operated by O.C. Hauber. Both the Hauber Theatre and Hauber Annex Theatre were still operating in 1950.

On July 20, 1950 the Hauber Annex Theatre was renamed Star Theatre.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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rivest266 on October 11, 2016 at 2:18 pm

June 20th, 1941 grand opening ad in photo section

rivest266 on October 12, 2016 at 3:58 pm

Reopened as Star on July 20th, 1950. Grand opening ad in photo section.

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