Park Theatre (Hayward, Wisconsin)

The Park Center (or Park Theater) is a regional performing arts center in Hayward, Wisconsin, offering a variety of musical and artistic performances.[1][2] The theatre is operated under the direction of the Cable Hayward Area Arts Council (CHARAC), a Nonprofit organization formed in 1996 to bring together the art, artists and supporters of art in the area.[3]

Park Center
The marquee sign of the Park Center
Address15791 US Highway 63
Hayward, Wisconsin
United States
TypePerforming arts center

The theater was built in 1948, in what was known as Whitten Park. The first movie shown at the Park was Romance on the High Seas. The architecture and decor is decorative modernism.[4] The Park Center has always been a movie theater, but was reorganized as a performing arts center in 2007.

The theatre has a digital audio board, with live recording capabilities.[citation needed]

Some of the notable artists to perform at the Park include Randy Sabien, Charlie Parr and Michael Gulezian.[5]

The Park Theatre
The Park Theatre


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