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Classic Film Series Pass 2023 – 2024
Nov16-2023

Classic Film Series Pass 2023 – 2024

Do you love free popcorn and saving money? Then consider getting our classic film pass at just $30! Each pass comes with 6 punches, entitling you to one admission and a free popcorn. You can use these punches in any combination you like: attend all 6 films solo, enjoy 3 films with a partner, or […]
New York Cat Film Festival
Feb29-2024

New York Cat Film Festival

The NY Cat Film Festival™ is an exploration through film of the fascinating felines who share our lives, creating a shared audience experience that inspires, educates and entertains.  Cats have their own unique and indescribable bond with people – even when living independently as community cats. For far too long, felines h...
New York Dog Film Festival
Mar7-2024

New York Dog Film Festival

The Festival is a two-hour program of short films with a canine theme – a medley of animated, documentary and narrative films from around the world.  The Festival premieres every year at a theater in New York City and then travels to theaters in cities across the United States and Canada, with a portion of […]
The Petersens
Mar16-2024

The Petersens

Experience The Petersens, ambassadors of Ozark music, who’ve toured worldwide, sharing their harmonies and sibling charm. Their viral YouTube fame, with 180M+ views, showcases their global appeal. Don’t miss their captivating performance!   TICKETS: $30- $65,  Students $15 Group pricing available    Se...
The Diamonds
Mar22-2024

The Diamonds

In 1957, THE DIAMONDS released the hit “Little Darlin’,” selling 20 million copies and dubbed the “National Anthem of Rock and Roll.” With 3 Gold Records, 33 American Bandstand appearances, and Hall of Fame honors, they still captivate audiences worldwide, showcasing the timeless appeal of clas...
The Wizard of Oz
Apr4-2024

The Wizard of Oz

The MGM film “The Wizard of Oz” premiered at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on August 15, 1939. This performance, based on Royal Shakespeare Company’s stage adaptation, starring Imelda Staunton as Dorothy, premiered at London’s Barbican Centre on December 17, 1987, featuring Bille Brown, Paul Greenw...
Alice: Dreaming of Wonderland
Apr12-2024

Alice: Dreaming of Wonderland

Experience the action-packed theatrical circus, “Alice,” a journey into Wonderland based on Lewis Carroll’s classic. This magical show features surprises, 3-D mapping, live music, and an international cast of acrobats, balancing acts, and unique smoke and bubble creations. A celebration of fantasy, free sp...
Ricochet
Apr20-2024

Ricochet

In 1996 the members of country super group Ricochet watched their debut single, “What Do I Know”, rise to the Top 5 earning the band the honor of the highest charting debut single of the year. The follow up single release, “Daddy’s Money”, became an immediate across the board hit, rising to #1 on the […]
The Lightening Thief
Jun21-2024

The Lightening Thief

Adapted from the best-selling book The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan. Percy Jackson, demigod son of a Greek god, has recently discovered an entire world full of real-life myths, monsters, and unwanted destiny. When Zeus blames Percy for the theft of his master lightning bolt, Percy must go on a quest to prove his innocenc...

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Support the McPherson Opera House

Volunteers are an essential element to the success of the McPherson Opera House. We have many volunteer opportunities available and are always on the lookout for assistance.

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What can you do at the McPherson Opera House?

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.

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Then and now of the Auditorium

Although the auditorium looks much as it might have after the 1913 remodel, everything, in fact, is new. The most dramatic change was rebuilding the second balcony, which restored the space to the much more pleasing architectural ensemble intended by the original architect, George Shaffer of Abilene.

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View the McPherson Opera House now

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