Princess Theatre

213 W. Walnut Street,
Watseka, IL 60970

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Princess Theatre

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Opened in 1941 as the Bon-Air Theatre. The Princess Theatre on W. Walnut Street was closed in 2012.

Contributed by Bryan Krefft

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on April 26, 2006 at 2:08 pm

From the Kankakee, Illinois Daily Journal, April 24, 2006. The theatre closed in January 2006 and opened April 21 2006, under a new name and new ownership (renting). It’s now called the REEL TO REAL I (II will open soon in the PRINCESS II at 103 W. Oak St.). First-run family-oriented films will be shown. 815.432.4461

onargatheater
onargatheater on July 27, 2012 at 3:25 pm

This theater is closed now.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 12, 2015 at 6:40 pm

The opening of the Bon-Air Theatre was noted in the April 11, 1941, issue of The Film Daily:

“Watseka, Ill.— The A. B. McCullom circuit is opening the new Bon Air Theater here, seating 400. This will give the circuit two local houses, the other being the Watseka.”

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