*FREE EVENT* 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 […]
Emily Montrose may have traveled the world, but when she sets out to join her father in Australia, little did she know, she’d be captured by pirates, shipwrecked, marooned, and left alone on an exotic tropical island. Nothing she couldn’t handle. Until … she meets the Swiss Family Robinson … and a formidable female pirate […]
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 […]
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.
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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