Thursday, February 11, 2021

Shawnee Celebrates Aztec Theater Revival

A legacy biz of a bygone era reopens amid the WORST time for the cinema in American history. Streaming movies and pandemic rules work against this taxpayer supported project that's beautiful & iconic but without a sustainable biz model.

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After 46 years, the old Aztec Theater in Shawnee is back open

It's been forty-six years since the last reel spun to a stop at the old Aztec Theater on the main drag in Shawnee. You'd never know it from the enthusiasm around the recent reopening. Even before a deal was struck, people were packing meetings to show support for the revival of the long-dormant venue, which shuttered amid the mid-seventies rise of the multiplex.

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

WHO GIVES A WET SHIT

Anonymous said...

They need a real creative business plan. Maybe show current popular movies until 8 or 9pm. Sell candy, popcorn and soda pop at the concession stand. Then at 10pm, begin showing hard core porn. Sell condoms, butt lube, dildos, etc. at the concession stands along with weed, meth and alcohol.

Anonymous said...

^^^^^^^STFU you assholes

Anonymous said...

I do give a shit... I love these old theaters

Anonymous said...

46 years?
Maybe 36 years.

Anonymous said...

It would probably do best as a corporate event space in addition to showing movies.

Super Dave said...

8:40 it's actually been 47 years as it was shut down in 1974.

Anonymous said...

^^Boring. Always boring. You're old. Boring. Boring and old.

Anonymous said...

A good time was had there. From Don Knotts movies to first hand full of tit !

Anonymous said...

^^^^ Momma has your second enema of tge day ready. She hates pegging a dirty boy.

Anonymous said...

^^English motherfucker! Do you speak it?

Damn All Marxists said...

Aztec descendents to protest after dark. Human sacrifices at 8pm.