Cadillac Opera House - Cadillac MI

Address:
City: Cadillac
State: MI
Zip: 49601
County: Wexford
Open: 1901
Capacity: 700
Owner History:
Theater Type: N/A
Number of visits to this page: 11141
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Source: Richard Kraemer / WaterWinterWonderland

The Opera House was opened in 1901 with a production of "The Minister's Son". It was designed by Oscar Cobb & Son of Chicago. The seating capacity was 700. It had an orchestra pit, balcony, a gallery and upholstered seats. Illumination was from 500 incandescent lights. The stage was 30' x 50'. The president was William J. Comwell. There are more details in the article posted below. The Opera House was damaged by high winds in 1930. That and the depression kept it closed. The building was razed in 1933.

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Cadillac Opera House - OLD POST CARD
OLD POST CARD
Cadillac Opera House - 1909 POST CARD FROM PAUL
1909 POST CARD FROM PAUL
Cadillac Opera House - ARTICLE ON WIND DAMAGE JUNE 1930
ARTICLE ON WIND DAMAGE JUNE 1930
Cadillac Opera House - SEP 1901 OPENING ARTICLE
SEP 1901 OPENING ARTICLE
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