25 Sep Member Spotlight- McPherson Opera House
Grandiose, impressive, splendid are just some of the words that come to mind when referring to the McPherson Opera House. Let’s add entertaining, versatile, exciting! The McPherson Opera House is an impressive building that underwent extensive restoration from 1986 until the theatre re-opened in 2010. The restoration brought the beautiful 1888 structure to life again, keeping the original charm while implementing modern amenities. Today 14,000-20,000 people per year enjoy the McPherson Opera House in many different contexts. Many come for the wide variety of entertainment that the McPherson Opera House schedules each season. (Click here for the McPherson Opera House 2017-2018 season schedule). Others attend the community theatre performances that bring amazing local talent to the center stage, and some enjoy the auditorium as a terrific movie venue. The McPherson Opera House is also designed to complement a variety of uses. Meeting rooms are available to rent for any occasion and the elegant ballroom will make any meeting, wedding reception, conference or dance extra special. Find out more or call 620-241-1952 to discuss rental facilities.
It’s no secret, Diane Fallis-Business Director, is passionate about the McPherson Opera House! Her enthusiasm shines bright when she talks about the show line-up, the impressive facilities and the fantastic staff, board, volunteers and sponsors. She also shared the community impact figures that estimates the McPherson Opera House brings $1 million dollars/ year into the community because of the local products and services utilized by all the people who come to the McPherson Opera House. Fallis also brought attention to the need for continued support of the top-notch McPherson amenity. Support can be large or small. You or your business could sponsor a show, purchase season tickets to be used as a promotion/customer appreciation, adopt a seat in the theatre, purchase gift cards, donate or shop at the McPherson Opera House Resale and Consignment, advertise in the program book, become a member or volunteer.
Visit the McPherson Opera House website for more information, call 620-241-1952 or stop by 219 S. Main. You can also stay connected through Facebook. If we still haven’t conveyed how amazing the McPherson Opera House is, check out this video (compliments of Cornerstone Premier Real Estate) for a unique view of this community icon!