Gregg Theater

116 S. Chautauqua Street,
Sedan, KS 67361

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Additional Info

Architects: Al Hauetter

Functions: Live Performances, Movies (First Run)

Styles: Art Deco

Previous Names: Chief Theater

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 620.725.5403
Manager: 620.725.5403

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Gregg Theater

The Gregg Theater in its majestic appearance, opened in 1938. The premiere showing of “Four’s a Crowd”, with Errol Flynn, ushered the grand opening. Since then it has continued to be a source of entertainment for the area.

The theatre features projectors that are over 70 years old, with some minor retro fitting, still keep the reels turning. The projectors used are Brenkert BX-40s. Though these projectors continue to run, the transition to digital cinema will likely retire the antique projectors.

A group named the Sedan Theatre Group (Howard County Players) come together to perform plays that are held on the built-in stage in the single auditorium theatre during the year, providing a cast can be assembled. All work done at this theatre is done by volunteers, in a town of under 1,300.

In 2009, the theatre was given a minor update to the snack bar by the fundraising of a local school organization and fundraising from the community.

Stop by the theatre during weekends for the 8pm showings!

Contributed by Nate Thompson

Recent comments (view all 3 comments)

Ken Roe
Ken Roe on July 27, 2006 at 11:22 am

The 1941 edition of Film Daily Yearbook gives a seating capacity of 350 for the Gregg Theater

Chris1982 on August 28, 2014 at 10:45 pm

The Gregg Theatre is open showing current first run attractions.

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