exterior Sorg Opera House c1990

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Interior of the Sorg Opera House

Sorg Opera House

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exterior Sorg Opera House   c1990

This photo shows the beautiful Romanesque style of the 1891 building called the Colonial theater at the time.

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Gary Smith
Gary Smith on September 18, 2013 at 9:49 am

The Sorg Opera House had both gas and electric lighting when it opened in 1891. The stage was always lit with electric lights and used brine dimmers of which I had 3 at one time. There was a large gas-light chandelier hanging in the center of the auditorium. Gas-lights were also at the box seats and around the outside edge of both balconies. The remaining auditorium lights and side-lights were electric.

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