Empress Theatre

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The 1912 Empress Theatre, fully renovated in 1982, puts on stage shows, concerts and first-run movies. It’s haunted by a ghost who is believed to be either a former manager, Dan Boyle, or Ed, a former janitor. The janitor theory is the most common, perhaps because apparitions of the man often come with phantom smells of alcohol, tobacco or manure.

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235 24 Street
Fort MacLeod, AB
T0L 0Z0, Canada

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49.72570288048373, -113.40745979545318
Division No. 3
Nearest Towns:
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  1. My experience in the empress theatre was in the mail bathroom where I seen th janitor closet open and there was a man standing there and it smelt like cigarettes so I immediately ran out of the washroom.

  2. Hello I was in the Yearly Drama Camp For the Empress theater, My Experience Was on Stage
    So we were on the stage doing activities acting you know like you do in a drama class at school
    then I needed the bath as I was going downstairs to the bathroom I saw a figure at the door I saw the figure and I told the camp teachers I had to go home I did’nt ever go there ever again

  3. I was watching Dark Phoenix on 7/12 /19
    When I felt welts in both my wrists I began rubbing them and then I got my phone and looked I had three scratches on both sides of my wrist s plus welts. I showed them to my husband who also looked at them
    I then moved away from that seat and by the end of the movie they had faded
    I definitely felt a presence

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