About Our Theater

About the Paul G. Reitz Theater

"The exterior of the Paul G. Reitz Theater in DuBois tells the whole story. This unique theater, located in downtown DuBois at 36 E. Scribner Ave., looks like a church. No wonder. Built in 1887, the theater was a church for nearly all of its 133 years. It was one of the few structures that survived the fire of 1888, which destroyed most of the city. It was the home of the Cornerstone Baptist Church until 1992 when Cultural Resources Inc., an organization of civic-minded community leaders, purchased the structure with the intent of converting it into a theater..."

- The Derrick/The News-Herald Friday, January 28, 2000

Read our CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY of the theater.