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Texas Theatre

Map & Directions 231 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75208
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214-948-1546
  • Daily 4pm-2am
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Snack Food
  • Full bar
  • Not Necessary
  • Meters, Street

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Dallas Observer's Description

This historic theater -- best known as the place where Lee Harvey Oswald was apprehended after assassinating JFK -- was revived in a major way in 2010 and is now known as the place to catch obscure indie and horror flicks, silent movies and 35-mm versions of newer flicks. The authentically retro lobby bar offers a full menu of drinks and an old vinyl soundtrack and plays host to various events from art shows to burlesque.

 
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  • Dallas Observer on 01/05/11

    Great history and even better movies you can't see anywhere else!

  • Since a group of young filmmakers took over the theater in 2010, this historic theater has become a popular place to see classic and independent movies. Plus there's that Lee Harvey Oswald thing.

  • Dallas Observer on 01/14/13

    Dallas Observer dubbed Texas Theatre "Best Movie Theatre" in 2012 for Best of Dallas!

  • Jorge E. on 06/21/12

    Ninety minutes after shooting JFK in Dealey Plaza, Lee Harvey Oswald was captured in the Texas Theatre auditorium by Dallas Police Officer Nick McDonald.

  • Damon S. on 12/29/10

    Great to have this theatre open again. Showing great films, full bar & vinyl in the lobby. What more do you need?

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