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Previous Names: Whitney Opera House
An old theatre in the center of the city that was part of the New Whitney Block. The Whitney Opera House opened on October 20, 1881. The opening show was “The Mascot”. The main entrance was originally at 204 Main Street and the auditorium was located on the second floor. Initially it was used for drama, musical comedy, vaudeville and local variety shows. Some major stars who appeared here include: Joseph Jefferson, Maurice Barrymore, John L. Sullivan and Lillian Russell.
It was renamed the Bijou Theatre in late-1906 and was screening movies by 1914. It was closed in 1916.
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