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Hilbert Circle Theatre

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Former names  Circle Theatre
Type  theatre
Capacity  1,786
Area  3,642 m²
Location  Indianapolis, Indiana
Architectural style  Classical Revival
Opened  30 August 1916
Phone  +1 317-639-4300
Hilbert Circle Theatre
Owner  Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Architect  Rubush and Hunter; Bedford Stone Construction Co.
Address  45 Monument Cir, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
Similar  Christ Church Cathedral, Scottish Rite Cathedral, Soldiers' and Sailors' M, Indiana State Museum, Madame Walker Theatre C
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The Hilbert Circle Theatre, originally called the Circle Theater, is in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Monument Circle. It was built in 1916 and consists of a Neoclassical style, white glazed terra cotta entrance section with a brick auditorium section behind. The front facade is slightly curved. It was originally built has a "deluxe movie palace." Reopening on October 12, 1984, the Circle Theatre is home to the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. In December 1996, it was renamed the Hilbert Circle Theatre after being endowed by Stephen Hilbert, founder of Conseco, and his wife Tomisue. The theatre holds 1,781 seats and has space for an 87-member ensemble. It is now home to a 3-manual 24-rank Wurlitzer theatre organ. It was the venue for the weightlifting competition at the 1987 Pan American Games, and the NBC talk show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon while taping in Indianapolis for Super Bowl XLVI.

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It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. It is located in the Washington Street-Monument Circle Historic District.

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