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Tennessee Theatre is a historic performance venue located in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. It was built in 1928 as a movie palace, with a grand interior designed to resemble a European opera house.
Over the years, the Tennessee Theatre hosted a variety of events, including movies, live theater performances, concerts, and other cultural events. It was also a popular venue for local and national politicians, who used the theater to hold rallies and give speeches.
In the 1970s, however, the theater fell into disrepair and was almost demolished. Thanks to a grassroots campaign by local citizens, the Tennessee Theatre was saved and underwent a major renovation in the 1990s, which restored its grandeur and updated its facilities.
Today, the Tennessee Theatre is one of the premier performing arts venues in the southeastern United States, hosting a wide variety of events including concerts, Broadway shows, and other cultural performances. It remains a beloved landmark in Knoxville and an important part of the city’s cultural heritage.