133 Shoshone Street East,
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Previous Names: America Theatre, Isis Theatre, Grand Theatre
The Gem Theatre went under three other names during its years at this location. On June 6, 1909 a small ad in the Twin Falls Times for the Isis Theatre read “Formerly the Grand". On May 23, 1918 the ad for the opening of the America Theatre stated that it was “Formerly the Isis". Finally on May 4, 1919 the ad for the Gem Theatre read “Formerly the America–Lately cleaned, remodeled and renovated–New and Larger exits than formerly– Latest ventilation system being installed–The finest projection equipment that money can buy–Fireproof operating and machine room–Quality fotoplays our specialty".
The Gem Theatre, which was located next to the old Orpheum Theatre, closed on July 31, 1921. The Daily News said its fixtures were put in storage in order to be used in the new Orpheum Theatre, which opened on October 31.
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