Star Plaza Theatre
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|Former names||Holiday Star Theatre|
|Address||8001 Delaware Pl|
|Location||Merrillville, IN 46410|
Star Plaza Theatre (formerly known as Holiday Star Theatre) is a live music venue located in Merrillville, Indiana. The theatre is a 3,400-seat intimate venue with two seating levels in a semicircle around the stage. The Main Floor Level seats 2,000 people, and the Mezzanine Level, which overhangs the main level about midway, seats 1,400. The furthest seat in the auditorium is 120 feet from the stage.
The Star Plaza Theatre was opened in December 1979 under the name Holiday Star Theatre. Charlie Blum is its President and CEO. (2009 International Entertainment Buyers Association)
Entertainers appearing here have included Christina Aguilera, Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jamie Foxx, Aretha Franklin, Bob Hope, Whitney Houston, Tom Jones, Gladys Knight, Patti LaBelle, Liberace, Reba McEntire, Liza Minnelli, Wayne Newton, Kenny Rogers, Diana Ross, Donna Summer, Tina Turner, ZZ Top and many more.
- Official website
- Prescott, David (September 22, 1985). "Cornfield Colossus: How A Bigtime Showbiz Theater Came To The 'Middle Of Nowhere'". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved August 12, 2016.