Gerold Theatre

136 E. Main Street,
Weyauwega, WI 54983

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Functions: Concerts

Previous Names: Gerold Opera House

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Gerold Theatre, Weyauwega, WI

Built in 1915 by George Gerold at a cost of more than $15,000. The Gerold Opera House was later converted into a movie theater. Located on E. Main Street between Mill Street and Pine Street in downtown Weyauwega.

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Recent comments (view all 11 comments)

edwilke on September 8, 2007 at 10:29 pm

The theater will be reopening soon.

I saw a sign posted in the poster case on September 8, 2007.

farsidesoprano on October 9, 2007 at 4:08 am

The venue will open again in November with the first in a series of concerts:

WEGA ARTS presents
In Concert At The George Gerold Opera House

Annie Hughes
“Times Like This"
with Musical Director, Daryl Kojak

Fri, Nov 30th & Sat, Dec 1st @ 7pm

Ticket info available by email:

“Hughes has an incredible voice and knows how to use it … a stunning vocalist with a great sense of wit, Annie Hughes does one of the best shows in town.“ ~The New York Post

edwilke on December 8, 2007 at 1:06 am

Photos of the Gerold Theatre can be seen at:

Piercedtrailerparkdiva on January 14, 2008 at 8:44 pm

My mom went to The Gerold theater one time I am not sure what year it was but she saw the movie Windwalker

kencmcintyre on July 19, 2008 at 4:53 am

It works better this way:

The Hulk movie opened on July 4th, according to the website, so they are indeed open.

zoolooki on March 23, 2010 at 4:52 pm

The Gerold is owned and operated by the Weyauwega Arts Organization
AKA Wega Arts

CSWalczak on May 22, 2010 at 3:03 am

An article about the restoration and re-opening efforts and a premiere movie showing: View link

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on May 22, 2010 at 4:15 am

Is that “RED DAWN” on the tiny marquee?

Trolleyguy on August 17, 2014 at 11:05 pm

According to the website link above, this theatre is open and doing concerts and film festivals.

JohnJacksonMiller on August 16, 2017 at 6:04 pm

The Opera House only shows movies once a year as of 2017, during its film festival. There was a weekend summer film series as late as 2010, but not in years since.

It has been used as a performance hall recently; Molly Ringwald sang here in 2016.

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