Fargo Theatre
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member SaeSew
N 46° 52.771 W 096° 47.270
14T E 668556 N 5194151
Quick Description: Opened as a silent Movie Palace with a specially built Wurlitzer pipe organ in 1926, and still serves as a venue for movies and live performances.
Location: North Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 5/19/2006 6:31:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMD1G
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member SowerMan
Views: 22

Long Description:
A wooden statue of "Marge", from the movie "Fargo", which premiered here, overlooks the lobby from the balcony level.
A comprehensive history can be found at: [http://www.fargotheatre.org/history.html].
Theater Name: Fargo Theatre

Country: USA

P.O. Box 2190
314 Broadway
Fargo, ND USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Venue: Other (specify in narrative)

Type of Productions:
Multi-Use Facility

Restored Building: yes

Date of Construction: Began Sept 15, 1925; Completed March 15, 1926

Architect/Designer: Henry Orth, of the architectural firm Buechner and Orth, designed the Theatre in the Baroque or Renaissance Revival style.

Stage Type: Proscenium

Seating Capacity: 870

Special Productions/Events/Festivals:
Home of the annual Fargo Film Festival (sixth in 2006), live theatre, music and dance.

Visit Instructions:
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