Macauley's Theatre

319 W. Muhammad Ali Boulevard,
Louisville, KY 40202

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rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on April 9, 2015 at 10:45 am

Macauley’s Theatre was one of 5 theaters listed for Louisville in the 1897-98 edition of the Julius Cahn Official Theatrical Guide. J.T. Macauley was Mgr. 1900 seats. The theater was on the ground floor and had electric lighting. The proscenium opening was 38 feet wide X 36 feet high, and the stage was 40 feet deep. The other theaters in Louisville at the time were the Grand Opera House, the Avenue Theatre, the Temple Theatre, and the Amphitheatre Auditorium. The 1897 population of Louisville was 210,000.