Flemington Opera House

Bloomfield Avenue,
Flemington, NJ 08822

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on July 2, 2007 at 7:44 am

The Flemington Opera House is listed in the 1897-98 edition of the Julius Cahn Official Theatrical Guide, an annual for roadshow managers. E. B. Allen was Mgr and there were 500 seats. The proscenium opening was 22 feet wide X 10 feet high and the stage was 20 feet deep. Dressing rooms were under the stage and the theatre was on the first floor. There were 4 weekly newspapers and 2 hotels and a boarding house in Flemington. Railroads were the CNJ and the LV. The 1897 population was 2,500.