Mishler Theatre

1208 12th Avenue,
Altoona, PA 16601

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MISHLER Theatre; Altoona, Pennsylvania.

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The Mishler Theatre was opened on February 15, 1906, and was designed by architect Albert E. Westover. It had a seating capacity for 1,925. Eight months later on October 19, 1906, it was destroyed by fire. Albert E Westover designed a new Mishler Theatre on the site. Today, this theatre has been wonderfully restored to its vaudevillian days, and is now home to many thespian productions.

Contributed by Apryle Pelliccioni

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Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 24, 2008 at 12:00 pm

Here are two photos from the Library of Congress.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on September 24, 2008 at 12:24 pm

This site has a nice interior photo. Here is a website for this theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on February 5, 2009 at 6:17 pm

The Mishler Theater is listed in 1951 with 1600 seats.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on February 19, 2009 at 10:15 am

Another photo of the Mishler Theater is here.

Warren G. Harris
Warren G. Harris on May 19, 2009 at 6:39 am

Here’s a photo of the current auditorium: View link

DonLewis on November 27, 2010 at 10:02 pm

From the early 1900s a postcard view of the Mishler Theatre in Altoona.

GoodIdeaGuys on September 27, 2011 at 1:15 am

Beautiful theater. We provide production supplies to many touring companies who set up in restored theaters. It is wonderful to see these theaters thrill a new generation of fans. You can check us out at http://thetapeworks.com/

Tinseltoes on July 28, 2012 at 7:49 am

Auditorium pictured at bottom of this 1969 trade journal page: Boxoffice

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