Showcase Theatre

5676 F-41,
Oscoda, MI 48750

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Showcase Theater, Oscoda

This theatre was located on country road F-41, just outside the entry to the now-defunct Wurtsmith Air Force Base.

1971 phone book says "Mini Art Theatre: Show Starts at 7 PM – Air Conditioned." 1976 phone book refers to it as Showcase Theatre.

At some point in the 1980’s, it became a dance hall/bar called the Main Gate Lounge. The building has been abandoned since at least the mid-1990’s.

According to the Oscoda Press (October 13, 2010), the township turned down a local businessman’s plans to open a motorcycle shop in the building.

Contributed by Bobby P.

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TenPoundHammer on April 25, 2011 at 12:53 am

Listed in 1973 as the Variety.

TenPoundHammer on December 8, 2011 at 1:20 am

Further research shows that this opened in 1971.

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