Wieting Theatre

101 S. Church Street,
Toledo, IA 52342

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Wieting Theatre (Official)

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Functions: Live Performances, Movies

Styles: Colonial Revival

Previous Names: Wieting Opera House

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 641.484.4440

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Wieting Opera House Interior

Opened in on September 12, 1912 as the Wieting Opera House seating 300. It was named after Dr. and Mrs. P. G. Wieting. Operated by Tama Theatres from 1950 thru 1958. The theatre was closed from 1958 until 1960.

In 1960 it was reopened and is now operated by the non profit Wieting Theatre Guild. Movies are played on the week ends with live performances added at times. The theatre was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 26, 1979.

Contributed by Chuck

Recent comments (view all 6 comments)

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on July 1, 2010 at 11:15 am

Looks like an Opera House for sure.

TLSLOEWS on July 1, 2010 at 11:29 am

Could also pass for a church looks like one just down the street from me.Good to see its still in operation.

Chris1982 on November 18, 2014 at 11:46 pm

The Wieting Theatre is now all digital with 3D capabilities.

paulnelson on January 11, 2015 at 10:21 am

A lovely classic colonial style building. Wonderful it is still operational and now digital.

Chris1982 on August 2, 2015 at 11:10 pm

Status Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 26, 1979 Reference number 79000944 Architectural style Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival Areas of significance Entertainment/Recreation; Architecture Level of significance Local Evaluation criteria A – Event; C – Design/Construction Property type Building Historic function Theater Current function Theater Period of significance 1900-1924 Significant year 1912

Trolleyguy on August 3, 2015 at 7:40 am

Current website link is incorrect. Correct website: http://wieting.tamatoledo.com/

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