Spotlight Theater of Warsaw

23 S. Main Street,
Warsaw, NY 14569

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Operated by: Spotlight Theater

Previously operated by: Kallet Theaters Inc.

Architects: Michael J. DeAngelis

Functions: Movies (First Run)

Styles: Art Deco

Previous Names: New Farman Theatre, Warsaw Cinema, Stage

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 585.786.2222

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Spotlight Theater of Warsaw

The New Farman Theatre was opened on September 24, 1948 and was operated by Kallet Theaters Inc. chain. It was built on the site of the former Farman Theater. Later known as the Warsaw Cinema it was closed in 2007.

It reopened under new owners in November 2008, and was known as The Stage, staging live theater, music, dance and movies. Due to funding problems, it was closed in November 2009. It was reopened as a movie theatre in February 2011, but closed in 2013. It was reopened as the Spotlight Theater of Warsaw on November 27, 2013.

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Recent comments (view all 81 comments)

LouB on September 27, 2013 at 3:33 pm


This article deals with the theatre being auctioned off.

Patsy on October 4, 2013 at 12:36 pm

So sad that this theatre has been closed yet again and this time due to back taxes.

Patti44 on October 8, 2013 at 5:27 pm

A local family in town has purchased the building and hopes to have it up and running within 2 months. Potentially to be rename Main Street Theater

Patsy on October 9, 2013 at 11:28 am

Patti44: Great news and I do like the rename of Main Street Theater! Thanks for the updated good news! Keep us posted!

Patsy on October 9, 2013 at 11:32 am

Don’t know the background to the original name, FARMAN though do love the unique curved marquee photo….not many theatres have or had curved marquees though the marquee on my former hometown theatre designed by Michael De Angelis was curved as the theatre was located on a corner in Westfield NY.

Patti44 on November 17, 2013 at 2:42 pm

This Movie theater is reopening November 27, 2013 under new owners and the name Spotlight Theater

francoHFW on August 24, 2015 at 11:02 pm

All redone, several theatres

francoHFW on August 24, 2015 at 11:03 pm

Farman was early citizen, went with Grant to Egypt etc.

fred1 on September 20, 2017 at 11:05 am

Here is the website of the theater

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