Landmark’s Main Art Theatre in Royal Oak closes after 80 years of business

Curtain drawn on Royal Oak’s Main Art Theatre

The Main Art Theatre in Royal Oak has permanently closed its doors Saturday.
The Main Art Theatre in Royal Oak has permanently closed its doors Saturday.

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Main Art Theatre in Royal Oak has permanently closed its doors Saturday.

The closure was announced Saturday with a message on the theater’s marquee.

The theater -- located on Main Street and 11 Mile Road in Downtown Royal Oak -- had been a home for independent and arthouse films for decades. It had closed temporarily in April due to low attendance.

Landmark officials nor the landlord have not commented on the theater’s closing.

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