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POSTPONED – Petty Cash
Apr24-2020

POSTPONED – Petty Cash

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the performances scheduled for April 24 have been postponed. We are currently working with the production company to schedule new dates.
Wichita Children’s Theatre Presents: The Ugly Duckling
Jun2-2020

Wichita Children’s Theatre Presents: The Ugly Duckling

For more than 40 years the Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center has been providing arts opportunities to young people in Central Kansas of all ages and backgrounds, including presenting live theatre shows for children performed by WCTDC’s professional actors. Thanks to a grant from the Lisa Memorial Waldhauer Fund, managed by the McPherson County […]
The Lettermen
Jun16-2020

The Lettermen

For more than 50 years, The Lettermen– Donovan Tea, Bobby Poynton and Rob Gulack, each of whom are entertainers in their own right—have kept the meaning of harmony alive with their soft, romantic, harmonic blend of music which is as popular with their fans today as it was in 1961 when they recorded their first […]

MOVIES & SPECIAL EVENTS

Kentucky Derby Tea Party
Sep5-2020

Kentucky Derby Tea Party

Can’t make it to the Churchill Downs? Head to the Opera House Grand Ballroom for a Kentucky Derby celebration with fancy hats, fascinators, and mint tea juleps to commemorate the annual Run for the Roses – perhaps the most famous horse race in the world. The spring tea is a popular annual event filled with […]

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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

Don’t have time to stop by? Take a virtual 360 tour of the Opera House right now! Click on the “Virtual 360º” button below to start! Want to schedule an in person tour? Click “Tours” to view your options!

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