Uptown Theater

225 S. Ohio Avenue,
Sedalia, MO 65301

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ThePossum on October 18, 2013 at 8:13 pm

Here’s a site w/ blueprints & photos:


ThePossum on October 18, 2013 at 8:11 pm



bob65203 on March 20, 2012 at 4:29 pm

The building has been donated to a non profit. It has been awarded a grant for an interior design study by the National Register of Historic Places. Once completed, a fund raising campaign will ensue in order to restore the Uptown as a venue for concerts, plays, classic or non-mainstream cinema, etcetera.

Blackmassmovies on January 5, 2011 at 5:18 am

We made a short video of the theatre and its surroundings:

View link

Sedalia looks very empty. In fairness, it was a Sunday and there’s a lot of rebuilding going on, so downtown was unusually quiet in November. Take your point about Google and the street number Chuck, thanks.

Allan on December 12, 2010 at 10:15 am

What a gorgeous theatre! The blue trim really makes the details of the building pop. Hope they manage to locate windows on the side or something to keep the facade intact if they convert the building into apartments.

Blackmassmovies on November 18, 2010 at 10:32 am

I think it’s 287 S. Ohio St.

Some photos from November 2010 here: View link

We talked to one of the builders working on the property opposite. Apparently the plan now is to convert the building into apartments since the plan for a Scott Joplin museum fell through. This may mean putting window’s into Robert Boller’s Art Deco facade.

Also blogged about the building here: View link

altonrr on November 6, 2005 at 6:00 pm

The theater currently is being offered to the Scott Joplin Foundation for year round operations. Details are currently being worked out. The building has some problems and a grant is being worked out to redo the building. As more information is forth coming, I’ll post the details.