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Newberry Opera House - Newberry, South Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BIO-HAZRD
N 34° 16.466 W 081° 37.250
17S E 442852 N 3792759
Quick Description: The Newberry Opera House was built in 1881 and has served the theatrical needs of the community since 1882.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 2/6/2016 10:04:13 AM
Waymark Code: WMQCQR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The upper floor of The Newberry Opera House was designed as a theater and supporting spaces. For years it has attracted national touring companies, individual performers and a variety of theatre acts.

It was later adapted to also be used as a movie theater, but showed its last movie in 1952.
Then was restored beginning in 1998, in a project that included an addition to enable its use for full theatrical productions.

This building has served many purposes over time to include a jail, movie theater, fire station, clerks office, police station, and town council chambers just to name a few.

This Opera house is currently used as a live-performance space for popular artists, touring theatre companies, and local organizations.
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