Fox Theatre

520 N. Main Street,
Newton, KS 67114

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Don Lewis
Don Lewis on September 10, 2010 at 5:08 am

From 2010 a photo of Fox Theatre in Newton.

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on November 13, 2004 at 7:00 pm

This theater opened in 1914 as the Royal Theater. In 1921 it was re-vamped to provide facilities for vaudeville shows and was re-named Regent Theater and it started showing silent movies from the mid-1920’s. Fox took over the building in 1955, re-named it the Fox Theater and cut away the proscenioum opening to install a Cinemascope screen. It closed in 1999 showing Ron Howard’s film “EDtv”.

William on December 5, 2003 at 5:06 pm

The Fox Theatre is located at 218-20 Main Street and it seated 636 people. It opened as the Regent Theatre.