The historic Wildey Theatre  opened in 1909 as an opera house located in Downtown Edwardsville on Main Street.  The Wildey closed as a full-time movie theatre on March 8, 1984 with The Edwardsville Historic Preservation Commission designating  the Wildey Theatre as a "Local Landmark" in 1986. the City acquired the property (or theatre) in 1999 with a state grant. The City has now finished the renovation, and the resurrected theatre is ready to once again be a venue for live performances and classic films.
  
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The historic Wildey Theatre opened in 1909 as an opera house located in Downtown Edwardsville on Main Street. The Wildey closed as a full-time movie theatre on March 8, 1984 with The Edwardsville Historic Preservation Commission designating the Wildey Theatre as a "Local Landmark" in 1986. the City acquired the property (or theatre) in 1999 with a state grant. The City has now finished the renovation, and the resurrected theatre is ready to once again be a venue for live performances and classic films.

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