Woodland Opera House

340 2nd Street,
Woodland, CA 95695

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dallasmovietheaters on October 27, 2020 at 1:29 pm

The new Woodland Opera House opened with its first show on June 15, 1896 – a live play by the Hodges Company.

Mikeyisirish on April 18, 2014 at 5:27 pm

A March 2014 photo can be seen here.

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rsalters (Ron Salters) on November 7, 2010 at 11:52 am

The Woodland Opera House is listed in the 1897-98 edition of the Julius Cahn Official Theatrical Guide. A.M. Elston was Mgr. The seating capacity was given as 707. Ticket prices ranged from 25 cents to $1. The theater was on the ground floor and had both gas and electric illumination. The proscenium opening was 25 feet square, and the stage was 30 feet deep. There were 6 members of the house orchestra. Hotels for show folk were the Julian, the Byrnes, and the Capitol. Railroad was the Southern Pacific. The 1897 population of Woodland was 5,000. There were 3 newspapers, all weeklies.