Croswell Opera House

129 E. Maumee Street,
Adrian, MI 49221

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Croswell Opera House

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The Croswell Opera House was opened in 1866. It was converted into a movie theatre from 1921 to 1967, and returned to live performances in 1968.

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on June 30, 2007 at 1:06 pm

Under Adrian Michigan in the 1897-98 edition of the Julius Cahn Official Theatrical Guide is listed the New Croswell Opera House, C.D. Hardy, Mgr. Seating listed as 1,158; admission prices ranged from 25 cents to $1. The house had both gas and electric illumination. The proscenium opening was 28 feet wide X 18 feet high, and the stage was 37 feet deep. There were 8 in the house orchestra. Hotels were the Lawrence and the Emery. There were 2 daily newspapers, the Times and the Telegram, and 3 weeklies. Railroads were the LS&MS and the Wabash.

rivest266
rivest266 on October 28, 2012 at 10:11 am

Street View of Google’s now takes you inside this theatre.

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