Welcome to the Tahqua-Land Theatre of Newberry, MI.

This historical theatre features a Greek Mythological theme.

Italian stucco, casted mouldings, & 10,000 sheets of Gold Leafing.

Treat yourself with popcorn, candies and fountain pop.

Tahqua-Land Theatre News

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PDF Historic Tahqua Land Theatre
Historic Tahqua Land Theatre, Where did it come from? The State Theatre was built by Thomas Shimmens and constructed in 1929, opened in August of 1930. Costing $60,000 of which $30,000 was a bond issue, all sold to citizens of Newberry. Seating was for 400 and shows changed four times a week. Movies were shown daily until 1969 and were an important corner stone for the area.

PDF Newberry Theatre Regains Elegance
Dunkeld found his Greek-Italian craftsmen via the Internet in Toronto. The men came to Newberry in September 2000 to see the theater and find out what Dunkeld had in mind. The two artists would ultimately produce nine full-color reproductions of murals dating back to the 18th Century.