Amsterdam Opera House

97-99 E. Main Street,
Amsterdam, NY 12010

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The Amsterdam Opera House was listed in the 1914-1915 edition of American Motion Picture Directory.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on January 22, 2012 at 11:06 am

There is an Opera House listed under Amsterdam NY in the 1897-98 edition of the Julius Cahn Official Theatrical Guide. No address is given. George McClumpha was Mgr and it had 1,300 seats. The theatere was on the ground floor and had both gas and electric illumination. The proscenium opening was 36 feet wide X 29 feet high, and the stage was 40 feet deep. There were 7 in the house orchestra. There were 2 daily newspapers and 4 hotels for show folk. The 1897 population of Amsterdam was 25,000.

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