Waukesha Civic Theatre (WCT)

Waukesha Civic Theatre (WCT) (HMRTX)

Location: Waukesha, WI 53186 Waukesha County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 0.713', W 88° 13.844'

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Formed in 1957 as a community theatre, the Waukesha Civic Theatre performed at Waukesha High School until 1964 when it purchased a former church at 506 North Washington Avenue. In 1999 it moved to this location; made possible through many generous donations. The building is the former Pix Movie Theatre, which operated from the 1920's until the 1980's.

The Bryce and Anne Styza Family donated the building and the Anthony and Andrea Bryant Family contributed greatly to the renovation. The building is named the Margaret Brate Bryant Civic Theatre Building in honor of Tony Bryant's mother, a local actress. In 1999 the Wisconsin Historical Society listed the Pix Theatre on the State register of historic places.

In 2007, WCT celebrated its 50th anniversary. It is one of only 100 community theatres in the U.S. on record for at least 50 years of operation.

Marker Number34-13
Year Placed2007
Placed ByWaukesha County Historical Museum
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 9:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 399703 N 4762869
Decimal Degrees43.01188333, -88.23073333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 0.713', W 88° 13.844'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 0' 42.78" N, 88° 13' 50.64" W
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Area Code(s)262, 414
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 250 W Main St, Waukesha WI 53186, US
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