L. Adamany Sr., owner and president of AGT Enterprises, founded
his circuit in 1982 with the acquisition of Showboat Cinemas.
Prairie du Chien-based AGT currently operates 56 screens at
seven Wisconsin sites. Adamany also currently serves as the
treasurer of NATO of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan.
about you would most surprise the majority of your fellow
I enjoy cooking.
would you wish for if a djinn offered to grant one wish (assuming
you couldnt wish for more wishes)?
Peace throughout the Earth.
would you be if you werent a cinema operator?
Id be involved in some other type of business.
is your favorite filmmaker and why?
Steven Spielberg, because of the many great movies he has
TV show do you hate to miss?
your favorite book?
There are too many good books to choose one favorite.
kind of lunchbox did you have as a kid?
No lunchbox, I walked home for lunch every day.
your favorite movie theatre in which you and/or your partners
have absolutely no investment?
Muvico in Boca Raton, Fla.
sacred cow would you most like to barbeque?
the best thing about running a cinema company?
Being in business with one of my sons and providing a great
moviegoing experience for our patrons.
the best thing about living in Wisconsin?
Wisconsin is a beautiful state and a great place to raise
your most admirable quality?
Ability to work with a variety of people and personalities.
your least admirable quality?
do you most admire and why?
My parents, because of the values they taught me.
Seeing results and accomplishments.
is your single greatest accomplishment?
do you wish someone had told you earlier?
I dont know, I probably wouldnt have listened
to it anyway.
was the single best piece of advice you ever got?
Always treat people as you would want to be treated.
do you define success?
Being happy in whatever you choose to do.
would you like to be remembered?
That I was always fair and treated people with respect.
your personal philosophy could be summed up on a bumper sticker,
what would it say?
Work to live, dont live to work.