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Off Broadway Theatre

272 S Main St
Salt Lake City UT
(801) 355-4628

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Record #39656  
 Opened: February 14, 1920
Capacity: 270 seats
Architect(s):
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Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Kinema, Rialto, Midtown Trolley, Broadway Stage
 Previously operated by: Mann Theatres, Trolley Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Grant Smith.

The 270-seat Rialto theater is part of the Clift Building, which was built in 1920. Originally called the Kinema Theater, it was later renamed the Rialto. Under Mann theaters in 1974, the Rialto started showing discount movies.

In October 1971, Trolley Theaters remodeled the 412-seat Rialto and renamed it Midtown Trolley Theatre. [1] The theater continued to operate as a dollar house and closed in 1984.

The Rialto was reopened in 1989 as The Broadway Stage. Hiatus Productions, Inc., founded by William Sargent, renovated the theater, installing seats from the Centre theater. They planned to produce four to six plays yearly.

The theater was later renamed The Off-Broadway.

1. "Theaters Plan to Expand", 30 May 1976, Salt Lake Tribune, page 10B



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