Fox Orpheum Theatre

615 Good Hope Street,
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

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Fox Orpheum Theatre

Opened as the Fox Orpheum Theatre as part of Fox Midwest Theatres. Another theatre that used to pack the people into the streets of downtown Cape. Ornate theatre with a good size balcony. Large lobby with a grand staircase to each side. The front had a large marquee with an upright ‘Orpheum’ sign.

Contributed by Chuck Van Bibber

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kencmcintyre on March 5, 2006 at 2:35 pm

Here is an article with some local history:

35divmp on October 6, 2007 at 7:27 am

This was also the only theatre in town where the “colored” people could go, they had a “special enterance” in the alleyway.

spectrum on November 26, 2010 at 1:52 am

From the Google maps it looks as if this theatre has been demolished. Nothing but a big empty lot.

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