The Granada Theater

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The Granada Theater The Granada Theater was originally built in 1928 as a vaudeville theater in Lawrence, Kansas by the Boller Brothers. It was renovated in 1934 as a movie theater. The first film shown there was Robert Montgomery's 1934 comedy Hide-Out. The theater was renovated again in 1993 and repurposed as a comedy club/concert venue, drawing acts such as Smashing Pumpkins, Ben Folds, The Flaming Lips and Weezer. In 2005, Kansas City band The Get Up Kids recorded their live album Live! @ The Granada Theater at the Granada.