Roseville Theatre - Roseville MI

Address: 28239 Utica Rd
City: Roseville
State: MI
Zip: 48066
County: Macomb
Open: 1927
Capacity:
Owner History: Robert L. Vickrey
Theater Type: Small Town Movie Palace
Number of visits to this page: 16540
General Information:

From Cinema Treasures

The Roseville Theatre opened in 1927 drawing thousands of people to the corner of Utica Road and Gratiot Avenue. It had a long and successful life but when the era of multiscreen multiplexes emerged, the single screen Roseville Theatre struggled and closed in 1996.

Seven years later, John Kurczak, the owner of the building, began restoring the theatre and building. He had the floors leveled, installed new lighting, imnproved wheel chair accessibility and built new restrooms and a concession area. New projection and sound equipment were installed.

He wants to utilize the building when movies are not playing. On Friday and Saturday nights part of the upstairs becomes a dance club for teens. The lower level including the movie theatre can be rented for receptions, conferences and gatherings. It reopened on April 25, 2003 with a smaller screen and a new atmosphere. In 2005 it was operating as a church.

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Info Updates:
11/16/2004 - Bob Adams
The Wired Frog was moved to the Roseville on Utica Road.
12/18/2003 - Box Office Magazine
June 1959 - The East Detroit and the Roseville theatres are being taken over by Robert L. Vickery interests, with John Himmelein as booker. These were formerly A&W-Sterling Theatres.
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Roseville Theatre - JUNE 11 2022 PHOTO (newer photo)
JUNE 11 2022 PHOTO (newer photo)
Roseville Theatre - JUNE 11 2022 PHOTO (newer photo)
JUNE 11 2022 PHOTO (newer photo)
Roseville Theatre - OLD PIC
OLD PIC
Roseville Theatre - JOHN MARGOLIES PHOTO FROM 1988
JOHN MARGOLIES PHOTO FROM 1988
Roseville Theatre - Photo from early 2000's
Photo from early 2000's
Roseville Theatre - INTERIOR SHOT
INTERIOR SHOT
Roseville Theatre - 2020 STREET VIEW
2020 STREET VIEW
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