Alexandria Opera House

123 N. Harrison Street,
Alexandria, IN 46001

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on July 16, 2020 at 12:58 pm

The Alexandria Opera House is listed in the 1897-98 Julius Cahn Official Theatrical Guide. H.V. Otto was Mgr. The house, which was on the ground floor, had 754 seats. The proscenium opening was 22 feet high X 24 feet wide, and the stage was 27 feet deep. There was both gas and electric illumination. 8 musicians in the house orchestra. There were 3 hotels for show folk, and the 1897 population was 8,000.