Bell Theater

114 W. Kentucky Avenue,
Pineville, KY 40977

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Additional Info

Functions: Community Arts Center

Styles: Art Deco

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 606.337.7074
Manager: 606.337.7074

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Bell Theater

Restored Art Deco style theater showed first run movies and art films. Also in use as a community center with meeting spaces for 20 (meeting room) and 400 (auditorium). 35mm and LCD video projectors allow exhibition flexibility. Live auditorium performances include improv on Thursday nights in season.

Attached coffee shop featuring period decor, music, and live performance opens early 2005. Restored historic features are complemented with Dolby sound and projection provided by Louis Bornwassen of Hadden Theater Supply (Louisville, KY). Office space on second floor houses local non-profit development and housing organizations.

Building retains major Art Deco style elements including the original marquee, glass ticket booth and hundreds of feet of multi-colored neon.

Contributed by Mike Crockett

Recent comments (view all 7 comments)

rivest266 on December 20, 2009 at 7:31 pm

That 2009 photo look like it’s closed

Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on November 10, 2010 at 8:03 pm

July 1 2000 and “ON ANY GIVEN SUNDAY” is playing.the “SHAFT” remake played next.

Trolleyguy on August 15, 2013 at 10:28 am

The marquee of this theater was shown on the TV show “America’s Got Talent.” A contestant from Pineville is one of the finalists.

Chris1982 on January 2, 2015 at 4:15 am

Thos theatre has no events scheduled according to their website. No movies are being shown.

Trolleyguy on July 17, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Website link broken. Events are scheduled on their Facebook page.

DavidZornig on July 25, 2019 at 9:16 pm

Two 1980s photos added courtesy Kentucky Coal Town Facebook page.

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