Monarch Theatre

609 Second Street SE,
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0C8

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Previously operated by: Famous Players, Landmark Cinemas of Canada

Functions: Movies (Classic), Movies (Independent)

Styles: Art Deco

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 403.526.2603

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Monarch Theatre

Magnificent theatre constructed in downtown Medicine Hat in the 1920’s. Current Art Deco style facade covered original arched entrance with exterior ticket booth.

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rapscalliondesign on October 15, 2008 at 6:35 pm

The Monarch Theatre has be purchased by the City Centre Development Agency (CCDA) and is currently in the process of creating a committee to help with operations, and restoration, and a friends group to help raise funds.

Our current plan will see the Monarch run as a movie theatre 5 days a week, and be available for special bookings – weddings, business presentations, dance recitals, concerts, and so on.

We look forward to the ongoing support of the community to help up bring back a piece of history, and to keep it running for years to come.

DavidDymond on February 17, 2013 at 10:19 pm

This theatre was operated by Famous Players Canadian Corporation for decades very successfully!!

ChrisB on December 30, 2013 at 7:44 pm

Sharp photo circa 1948; the vertical sign must have been a later addition:

rivest266 on February 6, 2014 at 8:24 pm

December 21st, 1911 and November 4th, 2009 grand opening ads can now be found in the photo section for this cinema. Famous Players sold it to Landmark in 1983.

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