1310 W. Fayette Rd
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: (217) 342-3151
Fax: (217) 342-3555
A 1940's landmark that shows art films, as well as mainstream films. One of the few art-deco style theatres still in use.
The Effingham Performance Center has an agenda and that is to preserve the cultural entertainment of the state of Illinois. Thus, usually the citizens of the state and city come together very often and put up shows for the benefit of the state. It is an highly interesting place to visit as you will be welcomed by so many types of thoughts and visions where the word ART is concerned. To know more about the Effingham Performance Center do visit their website.
Come enjoy all the fun of auto racing, on Sundays, beginning in mid-April, at the Fayette County Speedway. Classes include C.A.R.S. Late Models, UMP Modifieds, UMP Street Stocks and UMP 4cyl.
Built in the 1800s, this theatre was originally known as the Playhouse Theatre, and featured vaudeville-type performances, including comedians, singers and other stage acts. Converted to a cinema, the theater closed on Nov. 6, 1966. After being used by several different businesses, for 37 years, the old Roxy. Rebuilt by volunteers and members of the Roxy Theatre Management Committee, the theatre features a vintage-looking theatre marquee featuring neon lighting, and old style fabrics and curtains inside the building. Current Hollywood releases, classic films, children's films, other special programming will be shown at the Roxy.