King Opera House

2405 Wesley Street,
Greenville, TX 75401

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King Opera House

The King Opera House was built in 1895 replacing a previous opera house that was destroyed by fire. The King Opera House showed movies from around 1918 to 1928. The building was demolished in 1934.

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on April 6, 2014 at 10:22 am

The King OPera House in Greenville is listed in the 1987-98 edition of the Julius Cahn Official Theatrical Guide. Theater was on the ground floor and had 741 seats. J. O. Teagarden was Mgr. The proscenium opening was 26 feet wide X 24 feet high, and the stage was 36 feet deep. Tickets, 25 cents to $1. There was both a morning newspaper and an afternoon paper. 3 hotels for show folk: Beckham, Arcade, Park. Railroads: M-K-T, Cotton Belt, Texas Midland. The 1897 population of Greenville was 10,000.

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on April 6, 2014 at 10:23 am

That’s the 1897-98 edition of the Cahn Guide.

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