Spearfish, SD: Matthews Opera House

Country: United States of America
State: South Dakota
City: Spearfish
Location: 612 N Main Street

Opened 3 Dec 1906. 1913 renamed "Princess Theatre" and used as a cinema. Closed 1930, subsequently used as a shooting range and ballroom. 1966 renvations, re-opened as "Matthews Opera House". Used by "Stagecoach Theatre". After renovations, re-opened 2006 as a performing arts center.

Links: www.matthewsopera.com, CinemaTreasures, Wikidata

Spearfish, SD: Matthews Opera House Reverse Text: "Historic Matthews Opera House, Spearfish, South Dakota. Historic Matthews Opera House, built in 1906, once housed touring shows - minstrels, vaudeville, and Shakespeare. Through the years the 'grandest show place in the state' has been a motion picture theatre, shooting gallery, dance hall, and eventually a pigeon roost. Renovated in 1966, the old Opera House is presently known as Stagecoach Theatre, a Black Hills State College sponsored summer theatre."
Publisher: The Puget Sound news Company, Seattle WA; No. 16172
Type: Divided Back
Size: Classic
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