Chief Theater

422 N. Whitcomb Avenue,
Tonasket, WA 98855

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Previously operated by: L.A. Gillespie

Functions: Church

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Named in honor of Chief Tonasket, the Chief Theater was opened by 1950. The theater was part of the L.A. Gillespie Circuit into the early-1960’s.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

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MichaelKilgore on May 3, 2022 at 4:23 pm

Boxoffice, Nov. 12, 1955: “Tonasket, Wash. - The Chief Theatre here, owned and managed by Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Smith since June 1, 1952, has been sold to G. N. Torgerson of Choteau, Mont. … The Chief seats about 400 persons.”

JackCoursey on May 15, 2022 at 10:12 pm

The actual address is 422 N Whitcomb Ave and the status should be changed from demolished to closed. The Chief is currently being use as the Tonasket Foursquare Church.

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