Plaza Theatre

102 Alamo Plaza,
San Antonio, TX 78205

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Plaza...San Antonio Texas

The Plaza Theatre was located on the corner of south portion of Alamo Plaza. Opened on October 1, 1911, the theatre included its own orchestra and piano players, and included a stage area where plays took places as well. Gallery seating was only 10 cents a person.

Sadly, on December 28, 1938, the Plaza Theatre was scheduled for demolition that day, according to the local paper, in order to make way for expansion of the Joske’s store. (Now currently Dillard’s). There are no traces of the theatre that sat on the corner.

Contributed by Melissa Martinez

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lyssa751 on March 16, 2005 at 10:25 pm

You can view pictures of this theatre located at this website:

Don Lewis
Don Lewis on January 25, 2012 at 4:56 am

From the early 1900s a postcard image of the Plaza Theatre in San Antonio.

Luis Vazquez
Luis Vazquez on September 1, 2012 at 8:36 pm

Dillards closed as well though the beautiful Department Store building remains.

rivest266 on January 10, 2020 at 10:45 pm

The Plaza theatre opened on October 1st, 1911.

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