Fair Theatre

717 Broadway Street,
Plainview, TX 79072

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Fair Theatre

This theater was designed in the Prairie school style, with the street level receiving a streamline update at some point (although the old purple glass transoms remain). It’s a simple tan brick structure with white accents, and rather a lot of windows for a cinema. The vertical marquee seems to date from the late ‘20s or early '30s. It’s been turned into a community theater, and the lobby looks rather opulent.

Contributed by Seth Gaines

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kencmcintyre on May 24, 2006 at 4:00 pm

Here is a photo of the Fair, after restoration:

irpworks on October 1, 2006 at 3:56 pm

The Fair is now open for live theater and concerts.
Here is the website:
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irpworks on October 1, 2006 at 3:57 pm

Story on the Fair and Granada theaters in Plainview:

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Don Lewis
Don Lewis on October 5, 2006 at 6:36 pm

My photo of the FAIR sign and portion of the front of the theater

TLSLOEWS on November 23, 2009 at 10:29 am

Good to see that it is still being used, and from their website looks real nice,seats over 500 now.

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