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Busby Theatre


Photo from the Daniel Wright collection
Washington Ave & Second St
McAlester OK

Demolished 1983 National Register 1979
Record #12455  
 Opened: March 13, 1908
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Demolished: 1983
Capacity: 1600 seats
Architect(s): Parr & Parr
Architectural Style(s): Beaux Arts
National Register: 1979    Bldg # 79002022
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:

Information for this tour was contributed by Jeff Chapman.

The McAlester architectural firm of Parr & Parr designed the Busby Theatre. Supposedly, the Busby interior design (Beaux Arts with strong hints of Art Nouveau) was a near copy of the auditorium of the 1908 St Louis American Theatre.



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Last featured 4/8/2004. Last edited 4/27/2008.

 
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