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What Can You Do at the
McPherson Opera House?

A better question is “What can’t you do at the McPherson Opera House?” Given the room rental options, either singly or in combination, a person is limited only by his or her imagination. The Opera House provides a unique combination of 19th-century charm and 21st-century amenities with wireless Internet access throughout and advanced audio-visual capabilities.

The Grand Ballroom

With a 90-person capacity, prep kitchen, ceiling mounted projector, drop-down screen, and great sound, the ballroom can be configured for an endless variety of events. The Opera House can provide both bar and food catering service if needed. With rectangular tables set up classroom style, it’s a great environment for learning.

The Auditorium

The beautifully restored Opera House auditorium is a spectacular venue for larger events. As is the case with the ballroom, these events can take a number of forms The auditorium features very advanced audio-visual and lighting options, including live video feeds projected on our 20-foot screen. For a great party idea, rent the auditorium for a private showing of a movie.

The Rose Morris and
CHS Community Meeting Rooms

Located on the lower level, each room can seat as many as 50 persons. With various AV options, the rooms are extremely flexible and have proven popular with a variety of renters.

East and West Arts Center Rooms

These two rooms, which comprise the Mary Anderson Arts Center and are located on the lower level, can also be rented, each holding 30 persons. The East room features a kiln and throwing wheels while the West room can be configured more flexibly. Both these rooms, with large windows facing the outside access way, have a certain charm of their own.

Mary Anderson Arts Center Lobby

This is a wonderful gathering space outside the hallway leading to the Arts Center rooms. It is directly accessible by elevator and stairs. It is often used to set up food service or displays for events in the lower level.

The Opera House Annex

The long hallway of the Opera House Annex is the perfect place for setting up displays, vendor and/or sign-up tables, or other creative uses. The Annex provides ADA access to all areas of the Opera House proper.

Download Contracts

Our reasonable rental rates are included on the downloadable contracts.

Begin the conversation

For questions, please call the Opera House at (620) 241-1952. Performers wishing to rent the auditorium, contact our Technical Director Jordan Bandy at (620) 241-1952 ext. 202 or (316) 737-7418 (mobile) or email Jordan.

Victorian stencil used during the renovation of the McPherson Opera House

The McPherson Opera House,
with its six unique rental spaces used singly or in combination,
offers the perfect solution for every occasion, business or family.

219 South Main Street
PO Box 333
McPherson, KS 67460

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Host your next event at the McPherson Opera House for an artfully decorated setting, high-tech conveniences, and exceptional service. Centrally located off Interstate 135 – 50 miles north of Wichita – the McPherson Opera House offers a convenient destination for your next business meeting, family reunion, wedding reception, or other event. Please explore the Rental Facilities page for more information.