Known Years of Operation

Sep 1, 1908 - Jan 25, 1911

Number of Seats



Charles E. Small, Mr. Cummings, Clarence Whiteside, Charles Whiteside

Additional Facts

  • Began operating shows in a tent.

The Star was a "cozy little theater" in a space that later housed the Model Grocery. Programming was typical for the time with a mix of vaudeville and moving pictures. A brief news from 1910 item promoting the theater announced that Star audiences would enjoy new "attractive and thoroughly comfortable opera chairs" along with "high class and refined films." Tickets were 10 cents.

Program at the Star theater, 1909
Corvallis Gazette-Times, Sept. 15. 1909.


Star Theater program, 1909
Corvallis Gazette-Times, Sept. 15, 1909.
Opera seats in the Star theater, 1910.
Corvallis Gazette-Times, Sept. 5, 1910, p. 3.


Star theater ad, 1909
Corvallis Gazette-Times, Sept. 17, 1909.


Star theater ad, 1910
Corvallis Gazette-Times, Oct. 14, 1910, p. 1.