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The Tarlton Theatre is an historic theater located in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Originally known as the West Theater, the building was constructed in 1924-1925 in the Art Deco and Art Moderne styles. It was reopened December 2018 as a performing arts theater with bars and a restaurant.[1]

The Tarlton Theatre
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The Tarlton Theatre is located in Wisconsin
The Tarlton Theatre
Location in Wisconsin
The Tarlton Theatre is located in the United States
The Tarlton Theatre
Location in United States
General information
Architectural styleArt Deco
Address405 W. Walnut St., Green Bay, Wisconsin
Coordinates44°30′59″N 88°01′21″W / 44.5163°N 88.0225°W / 44.5163; -88.0225Coordinates: 44°30′59″N 88°01′21″W / 44.5163°N 88.0225°W / 44.5163; -88.0225
Design and construction
ArchitectPerry Crosier
Other information
Seating capacity500


The West Theater was designed and constructed as an automobile dealership in 1924-1925, and was converted to a single-screen cinema in 1941.[2] After being vacant for years, the building and adjoining properties were purchased and restored in 2018 and renamed The Tarlton Theatre, for Green Bay businessman and co-owner Tarlton Knight.[3]


  1. ^ "West Theatre to Re-Open As Performance Venue". Jeff Bollier, Green Bay Press-Gazette. Retrieved 2019-04-18.
  2. ^ "405 W. Walnut St". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2019-04-18.
  3. ^ "New Life for Green Bay's Historic West Theatre". Cearron Bagenda. Retrieved 2019-04-18.

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