Texan Theater

102 E. Houston Street,
Cleveland, TX 77327

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Texan Theater on cloudy night

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Built in 1939, the Texas Theater is a quintessential small town movie house that serves a population of 7,600. It retained the ‘Texas’ name until at least 1950. Later renamed Texan Theater, in 1994 it was saved from almost certain death when new owners bought the theater.

A year later, for a mere $150,000, the theater was restored with new seats, surround sound, and a new projector. The theater has shown a modest profit since then, showing second-run films for around $4 a show.

The Texan Theater represents a nationwide movement, mostly in small towns, where cities and citizens are restoring their once mighty movie houses.

Contributed by Ross Melnick

Recent comments (view all 10 comments)

iluvu on August 11, 2004 at 8:09 pm

The Cleveland Texan Theater is a great fun place to go hang out with your friends. Right now they are remodeling the theater.So if you ever go to Cleveland,Tx make sure you stop by and see a movie.

Mon-Sat:7:00 to 9:00 and 9:00 to 11:00
Sun: 7:00 to 9:00

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on August 27, 2008 at 2:27 pm

Here is another photo of the Texan Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on March 6, 2009 at 11:53 am

The address should be 102 East Houston Street. At the bottom of this page is an old photo of the Texan Theater.

Lost Memory
Lost Memory on October 10, 2009 at 12:14 pm

Wasn’t this theater also known as the Texas Theater?

Driveintheatre2001 on March 14, 2012 at 10:01 pm

Here’s a Circa 2002 Photo I took of the Texan Theatre. Enjoy!

Randy A Carlisle – RAC Photography

Rogue on December 25, 2012 at 9:38 am

Here is a photo of the Texas Theatre in the 40’s. http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/415556_505029636195837_1352492957_o.jpg

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