Art Theater

230 Main Street,
Hobart, IN 46342

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Architects: Erwin G. Fredrick

Functions: Live Music Venue, Movies (Classic), Movies (Revival)

Styles: Streamline Moderne

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 219.942.1670
Manager: 219.942.1670

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Art Theater

The Art Theatre in Hobart, Indiana opened August 27, 1941. Opening day movie was “One Night in Lisbon” with Fred MacMurray. The Art Theater remains open today as a live music venue and also programs classic & revival movies.

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Recent comments (view all 4 comments)

jivemonkey on March 26, 2008 at 5:06 pm

Actually the spelling of theatre vs theater is this:

The building is usually spelled theater
The craft of performance is spelled theatre

as in “I took a theatre arts class in the theater building.)

kencmcintyre on March 26, 2008 at 5:17 pm

I agree with LM. After a lot of discussion elsewhere, the consensus was that American theaters would be listed as such, while European houses would be theatres or cinemas, as the case may be. This is a rather straightforward way to avoid confusion.

JRS40 on May 14, 2009 at 6:27 pm

To help make ends meet a little better the new management of the Art has now started Saturday night Midnight showings of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and recently won the approval to serve liquor which is leading the way to have live performances and comedy shows. In fact the Art recently had a comedy night on Saturday which I found interesting that they would postpone what you would figure to be their busiest movie night of the week.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on June 9, 2014 at 7:02 pm

Tinseltoes' link to Boxoffice is no longer working. Here are fresh links to the first page and second pageof the article.

The article notes that the Art Theatre was designed by Chicago theater architect Erwin G. Frederick.

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