Lyric Theatre

West Main Street,
Grangeville, ID 83530

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The Lyric Theatre was already operating in 1909. In the late-1920’s, the Lyric Theatre was purchased by Al J. Wagner who would later build the Blue Fox Theatre. The Lyric Theatre closed around the time that the nearby Blue Fox Theatre opened in 1930.

Contributed by Ridgewood Ken

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Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 19, 2013 at 2:34 pm

Multiple sources indicate that the Lyric Theatre was adjacent to its replacement, the Blue Fox Theatre, but none of them say which side it was on. The Lyric moved at least once, a move being reported in the August 5, 1909, issue of the Idaho County Free Press.

Gertrude Wagner’s obituary says that she and her husband, Al, moved to Grangeville in 1927. The last location of the Lyric had a Wurlitzer organ installed in 1928, according to PSTOS. It was removed in 1931.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on December 20, 2013 at 2:06 pm

As the Blue Fox is at 116 and the storefronts flanking its entrance are 114 and 118, the Lyric must have had the number 112, or maybe a bit lower if it also had a flanking storefront or two.

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