Woodland Hills

Woodland Hills Church Clears the Air Regarding The Plaza Theatre

Woodland Hills Church - Plaza Theater - Controversy

The Plaza Theatre in Maplewood is one of the most beloved places in the community to check out an inexpensive movie. I wrote a piece a few weeks back discussing how the Plaza would be changing, as current theatre manager Nathan Block would not be continuing his oversight of the local icon. This 'change of the guard' has brought plenty of controversy, many people thinking Block is being forced out. The church who owns the property, Woodland Hills, is taking all of the...

Plaza Theatre in Maplewood Set to Undergo a Change in Management

Plaza Theater -Shutting Down

The Plaza Theatre in Maplewood has been around since 1967 and has been serving the public for almost 50 years now -- sadly, the theatre will not eclipse a 50th anniversary as it's set to close its doors next month on October 31st. Current operator Nathan Block has been struggling to keep the theatre open for years now and just recently his plight was given a death blow. The building next door, Woodland Hills Church, owner of the Plaza, has decided not to renew Block's lease on the small theatre. UPDATE: I was informed the theatre will remain open, but be operating under new management. The church will take over...