The Historic Lynwood Theatre on Bainbridge Island near Seattle, WA is located within the Lynwood Center. The theatre makes its home in a Tudor style building and is known for its small intimate setting. The theatre shows a variety of foreign, indie, and classic films.
The theatre opened its doors in 1936 with the islands first talking movie. Only silent movies were shown on the island until then. The Olson's ran the theatre until they sold it to a nephew in the 1950's. He continued to run the theatre until it was sold to Sam Granato in 1982.
The theatre saw several impovements in the 1990's. A new conscession stand was added while keeping the art deco style of the original theatre. A larger popcorn stand and a new surround system were added. The seats were updated and new projectors and screens helped the place come back to life.
The Historic Lynwood Theatre is the place to go to watch and enjoy those classic films of yesterday as well as the best foreign and indie films. Grab some popcorn and settle in for a night of entertainment. Things do to while in the area include visiting the shops in the Lynwood Center. Other activities include the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, the Fay Bainbridge Park, and the Bainbridge Island Brewing Company.