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Oh-Gee Theatre

Photo from the Darren Snow collection.
110-14 N Main St
Edwardsville IL

Record #10248  
 Opened: 1920
 Closed: June 7, 1958
 Current Use:
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As: Lux

Information for this tour was contributed by Darren Snow.

With a name reflecting the initials of founder Olin Giese, the 700-seat Oh-Gee merged with the Wildey in 1922 when production companies started pitting the two theatres against each other in bidding wars. After sitting idle for 17 years, the theatre underwent a $10,000 renovation and reopened as the Lux, under the management of Serra and Merritt.

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June 2022 photos from the Adam Martin collection.

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Last featured 2002-12-27. Last edited 3/26/2017.

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