Granada Theater (Lawrence, Kansas)

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Granada Theater
Location1020 Massachusetts St.
Lawrence, Kansas
TypeConcert Venue
Capacity2,300 originally
900 currently
RenovatedSeptember 7, 1934, 1993
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The Granada Theater is a historic theater and concert venue located in Lawrence, Kansas.


The Granada Theater was originally built in 1928 as a vaudeville theater in Lawrence, Kansas by the Boller Brothers. It was renovated in 1934 as a movie theater. The first film shown there was Robert Montgomery's 1934 comedy Hide-Out.[1]

The theater was renovated again in 1993 and repurposed as a comedy club/concert venue, drawing acts such as Nightwish, The Smashing Pumpkins, Ben Folds, The Flaming Lips, The Strokes, and Weezer.[2]

In 2005, Kansas City band The Get Up Kids recorded their live album Live! @ The Granada Theater at the Granada.

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Coordinates: 38°57′53″N 95°14′08″W / 38.96472°N 95.23556°W / 38.96472; -95.23556