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Okla Theatre


Photo from the Adam Martin collection
18 E Choctaw Ave
McAlester OK

Closed Live Theatre National Register 2003
Record #9243  
 Opened: 1912
 Closed: Yes (date unknown)
 Current Use:
 Demolished:
Capacity: 729 seats
Architect(s): W Scott Dunne
Architectural Style(s): Art Deco; Atmospheric
National Register: 2003    Bldg # 03000513
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Grand, Palace
 Previously operated by: United Artists Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Jeff Chapman.

The Okla Theatre interior/exterior was pure Art Deco, and the auditorium was a rare example of Deco atmospheric (twinkling stars and rolling clouds once graced the plaster midnight blue sky ceiling).



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

 
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