Muscoda Theatre

104 N. Wisconsin Avenue,
Muscoda, WI 53573

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Architects: Edward Tough

Functions: Church, Special Events

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MUSCODA Theatre; Muscoda, Wisconsin.

The Muscoda Theatre replaced an earlier theatre of the same name. It opened on September 14, 1947 with Esther Williams in “Fiesta”. This small town theatre was closed as a movie theatre in 1975 and began use as a special events venue. A sign in the entrance door indicates that a church meets in there on Sundays.

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on August 26, 2010 at 5:34 pm

Thanks for putting thses pictures on.Really nice place in its day,i bet.

Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on August 30, 2010 at 9:46 pm

Google Map is off. If you want to see the theater on the map, it is one block south of the Red Dot.

Anyone have more info or photos of the interior or from the old days?

LouRugani on January 7, 2014 at 4:10 am

REEDSBURG – Elmer V. Krueger, age 92, of Reedsburg, died on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005, in his home. He was born July 17, 1913, in Princeton, Wis., the son of Emil and Pauline (Radtke) Krueger. Elmer was a 1933 graduate of Princeton High School. He then farmed the family farm for 25 years until becoming involved in the theater business. He will be remembered for showing free outdoor movies for many years. Elmer operated movie theaters in Princeton, Muscoda, Viroqua, Edgerton, Plainfield and Reedsburg. He operated the Badger Theatre in Reedsburg from November 1960 until his retirement in 2000. Elmer was always willing to reach out and help others whenever possible. He will also be remembered as a Christian mentor and friend to many. He was also the author of his trilogy: “Timeless Treasures,” “Endless Echoes,” and “Eternal Embers”, and was a faithful member of Faith Lutheran Church in Reedsburg.

dallasmovietheaters on August 20, 2021 at 1:48 pm

The new Muscoda Theatre launched September 14, 1947 with Esther Williams in “Fiesta.” It replaced the former Muscoda Theatre which had served as the town’s opera house decades earlier.

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