Majestic Metro Theatre

911 Preston Avenue,
Houston, TX 77002

Unfavorite 2 people favorited this theater

Related Websites

The Majestic Metro (Official)

Additional Info

Previously operated by: McLendon Theaters, Paramount Pictures Inc.

Architects: William Ward Watkin

Functions: Banquet Hall, Special Events

Previous Names: Ritz Theatre

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 713.224.7226

Nearby Theaters

Ritz (Metro) Theater

The former Ritz Theatre in downtown Houston was opened on April 15, 1926 with Buck Jones in “The Fighting Buckaroo”. On December 21, 1973 it was taken over by McLendon Theatres and was renamed Majestic Metro Theatre, screening “Cleopatra Jones” starring Tamara Johnson. It is now the Majestic Metro, a banquet hall.

Contributed by Graeme McBain, Bryan

Recent comments (view all 5 comments)

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on March 5, 2005 at 11:49 am

Opened in the 1920’s, the Film Daily Yearbook, 1941 gives a seating capacity of 980. It was operated by Paramount Pictures Inc under their subsidiary Will Horwitz.

icebrg on July 26, 2005 at 7:28 pm

The Majestic Metro (formerly the Ritz Theater)
Built: 1926
Designed by: William Ward Watkin
Renovated: 1991

sepiatone on December 21, 2009 at 6:51 pm

The Ritz Theatre opened on April 15, 1926. The premier feature was “The Fighting Buckaroo” with Buck Jones and Sally Long.

rivest266 on November 22, 2020 at 3:08 pm

Grand opening ad posted.

rivest266 on November 10, 2022 at 12:17 pm

Reopened by McLeandon theatres as the Majestic Metro on December 21st, 1973. Grand opening ad posed.

You must login before making a comment.

New Comment

Subscribe Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater.