Town Plaza Cinemas

2136 William Street #205,
Cape Girardeau, MO 63702

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Town Plaza Cinemas

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This five screener is located in a shopping center on Williams Street. Nice large lobby and well appointed interior, and staggered steaing for unobstructed view. Kerasotes does a great job on maintaing their theatres. With this theatre being opened in 1973 it does not show. They offer online ticketing with ticket prices ranging from $4.75 to a top evening price of $6.50. They also offer free refills on the soft drinks and pop corn. My last visit to this theater I was very impressed the the theatre manager as he greeted a lot of the patrons as they entered the theatre. It was closed in 2011.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on November 11, 2010 at 9:13 pm

June 5 1979 sees “GREASE” and a return Engagement of “YOUNG FRANKENSTIEN”.playing at the Twin.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on November 11, 2010 at 9:45 pm

Currently operated by AMC.

bodkin6071
bodkin6071 on November 19, 2011 at 7:38 am

The Town Plaza 5 is scheduled to close December 1st: http://www.kfvs12.com/story/16078389/capes-amc-town-plaza-5-to-close-dec-1

rivest266
rivest266 on November 19, 2011 at 9:12 am

Picture and grand opening ads has been uploaded here.

KingBiscuits
KingBiscuits on November 21, 2011 at 2:56 pm

What looks to be the final engagements in the theatre’s history: Courageous, J. Edgar, Jack and Jill, Sarah’s Key, The Thing and The Way (the last two playing on the same screen).

micahmcdowell
micahmcdowell on November 22, 2011 at 9:33 am

Has anyone heard anything about the future of the theater after it closes?

Went there two days ago, and the presentation was fair but certainly not great. Staff seemed joyful?

KingBiscuits
KingBiscuits on November 22, 2011 at 10:08 am

I imagine an independent will pick it up. The Cape West will become the only game in town and with Cape Girardeau being a college town that’s more or less isolated, a second theatre would make sense.

It could reopen as a second-run house.

micahmcdowell
micahmcdowell on December 3, 2011 at 4:47 pm

It’s closed for good now.

Went by there today; they’re gutting the building. I picked up four screens and 15 surround speakers that were headed for the dumpster. Chairs are getting tossed tomorrow. I suppose Cape is a one-theater town now.

Chris1982
Chris1982 on August 6, 2014 at 3:56 pm

Should be listed as closed, closed in 2011.

bodkin6071
bodkin6071 on April 9, 2017 at 4:09 pm

Added 5 new pics taken today, of the former Town Plaza in its current state.

I only saw the two original auditoriums, I guess the three added on in ‘83 were off to the east side?

I see what looked like a doorway off of the east wall, that was “expanded” during the demolition…

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