Star Theatre, Invermay

The Star Theatre is a historic Streamline Modern/Art Deco theatre in the inner Launceston suburb of Invermay, Tasmania. When it opened in 1937, the theatre provided seating for 852 persons. The cinema was purchased in 1971[1] by the St. Vincent de Paul Society as a charity store after the theatre originally closed in 1969.[2]

Star Theatre
The Star Theatre when it housed the St. Vincent de Paul Society
General information
Architectural styleArt Deco, Streamline Moderne
Location217B Invermay Road, Invermay, Tasmania, Australia
Coordinates41.4182°S 147.1342°E / -41.4182; 147.1342
Opened5 October 1937
OwnerAndrew Quaile, Ben Davis and Paul Lee-Archer
Other information
Seating capacity852
Website
www.startheatre.com.au

Andrew Quaile, Ben Davis and Paul Lee-Archer purchased the property in 2015, restoring it to an independent cinema, café and bar. The cinema re-opened on 6 April 2018.[3]

References

  1. Willard, Jessica (24 March 2018). "Glory days of Star Theatre returns to Launceston". The Examiner. Archived from the original on 29 May 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 25 March 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Star Theatre in Invermay, AU - Cinema Treasures". cinematreasures.org. Archived from the original on 30 May 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
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