state theatre

Reader Input: What we feed our children matters

Wow, last evening I watched the “Fed Up” movie at the State Theatre. What an eye-opener it was for me. One point that is high on my list is that this is the first gen ...

Alex Ramon’s in a magic ‘State’

His former employers run the “happiest place on earth” and “the greatest show on earth.” Now Alex Ramon is about to find himself at the “most anticipa ...

Auburn’s State Theatre installs seats with Hollywood star power

As final preparations are made for its reopening, Auburn’s expanded State Theatre is upgrading its seating with ornate chairs that most recently played a small but integral r ...

Ready, set, magic

Magician Alex Ramon checks out the old fly system that used to hang from the rafters above Auburn’s State Theatre’s stage. Ramon was in town last week doing a walk thro ...

Auburn's State Theatre “Tear Down the Wall” project 80 percent complete

The State Theatre’s “Tear Down the Wall” expansion project is moving into the home stretch, with doors at the 84-year-old Lincoln Way movie house targeted to re-o ...

Media Life: Bigger venue means bigger acts for Auburn’s State Theatre

Going from 130 seats to 320 means the 84-year-old State Theatre will re-open this October with an upgrade in entertainment for audiences. The simple math of the matter is that whi ...

Thank you to all for ‘Moonlighting’

Last Saturday night Caring Hearts Society of Auburn had a fundraiser, “Moonlight and Music at the Semas Ranch” to benefit the State Theatre. Thank you so much to Sand ...

Survey says: Auburn wants plays, music at State Theatre

The demand will already have been established for live theater and music when Auburn’s expanded State Theatre reopens in October. Early results of a survey being conducted b ...

Another View: Sometimes, the only thing to say is ‘C’mon, man’

This week’s column is my personal riff on ESPN’s regular segment during football season in which a panel of commentators and former jocks rip on incompetent plays execu ...

Auburn’s State Theatre expansion moving into home stretch

For electrical contractor Paul Reineck, the chance to work on rewiring the State Theatre in Downtown Auburn is a special one. Reineck said that he has memories going back decades ...