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  • Where the Stars Come Out!
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  • Palace Theatre Presentation

    1. 1. 605 Market Avenue, N | Canton, Ohio 44720 330 454 8172 office | 330 454 8171 24hr Hotline | www.cantonpalacetheatre.org Business Office Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday 11am to 4pm
    2. 2. <ul><li>Donated to the Canton community by Harry Harper Ink </li></ul><ul><li>$1 million dollars to build </li></ul>
    3. 3. Mezzanine Level on November 22, 1926 (Opening Night)
    4. 4. <ul><li>Designed by John Eberson of Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>Creator of Atmospheric Theatres </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish Courtyard Motif </li></ul><ul><li>Original Cloud Machine still in use </li></ul>
    5. 5. Kilgen Pipe Organ
    6. 6. Kilgen Pipe Organ <ul><li>Originally used to provide Background music for silent movies </li></ul><ul><li>Only a few remain in the nation </li></ul><ul><li>Palace Theatre has only one left in its original home </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Theatre closed on November 22, 1976, its 50 th Anniversary </li></ul><ul><li>Canton Jaycees saved the building from being torn down </li></ul><ul><li>Created Canton Palace Theatre Association </li></ul><ul><li>Theatre reopened in 1980 </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Over $5,000,000.00 in restoration </li></ul><ul><li>and renovation since 1980: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Original paint colors used to restore the inside of the building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New seats replaced in main floor and lower balcony </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New lighting and sound system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New HVAC system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>More… </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Canton Palace Theatre Association has: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2200 members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>21 Volunteer Board Members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 full time staff person (Executive Director) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 part time staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>150 volunteers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It is the responsibility of the Association to operate and maintain the Canton Palace Theatre </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Membership rates range from $20 to $500+ </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits include, free movie passes, weekly e-newsletter of upcoming events, ticket pre-sales and more </li></ul><ul><li>Membership brochure included in your Palace Theatre envelope </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Membership dues allow us to show on our 35mm reel-to-reel projector: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Art Films on Thursdays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>at 7:30pm for $5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hollywood Hit Movies on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 7:30pm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>for $5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kid’s Movies on Mondays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>at 1pm for $1 in the </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summer </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>The Palace is a fully rentable facility for private movies and live performances </li></ul><ul><li>We are the home of the Canton Ballet and numerous Dance Schools all throughout Northeast Ohio </li></ul><ul><li>Special rental rates for area non-profit 501c3 organizations </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>Current Challenges faced by the Palace: </li></ul><ul><li>High costs of maintaining 82 year old building </li></ul><ul><li>High costs of utilities </li></ul><ul><li>Increased competition of larger multiplex Theaters </li></ul><ul><li>Change in rules from movie distributors </li></ul><ul><li>Increase cost in corn and chocolate </li></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><li>Fundraisers held during the year: </li></ul><ul><li>Golf Outing – Late Summer/Early Fall </li></ul><ul><li>Three Stooges Film Festival - November and April </li></ul><ul><li>Rocky Horror Picture Show – October 31 </li></ul><ul><li>Premier Night Auction </li></ul><ul><li>and Dinner – February 2010 </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>What can you do to help the Palace? </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer </li></ul><ul><li>Become a member </li></ul><ul><li>Come see a movie or show </li></ul><ul><li>Spread the word about the jewel of Canton! </li></ul>
    16. 16. Questions?
    17. 17. 605 Market Avenue, N | Canton, Ohio 44720 | 330 454 8172 office | 330 454 8171 24hr Hotline | www.cantonpalacetheatre.org Business Office Hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday 11am to 4pm

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