Welcome to Memorial Opera House!

Our mission is to spotlight history, community, and the arts by preserving a National Historic Monument dedicated to increasing opportunities for all people to appreciate, participate in and enjoy the arts.

Built in 1893 as a memorial to Civil War veterans, this historic landmark theatre continues a long tradition of opening its doors to local and national talent. With each season specifically selected to delight and entertain our patrons, we know even the most discerning theater enthusiast will be captivated.

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Exciting News!

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We are very excited to announce our thrilling 2016 season!
In 2016 we asked our patrons to select the shows we would
produce. Once the results were in, we pursued rights for the
performances, and built a season from there.
You spoke, we listened, and we are proud to present the

2016 Memorial Opera House Season!
Click the "Buy Tickets" tab above for more information!
Thank you for voting us one of the
Best of the Region for 2015!
We couldn't do anything without
the support of our patrons!

 

2015 Performances

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

We all remember the days gone by of classroom spelling bees.... Now we present a spelling bee like no other!

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String Quartet

From classical to tangos, these lunchtime musical interludes are the perfect way to re-energize on a Wednesday afternoon

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By George! The Music of George Gershwin

Born on September 26, 1898, in Brooklyn, New York, George Gershwin dropped out of school and began playing piano professionally at age 15....

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Over the Rhine

Over the Rhine is an American, Ohio-based folk music band, the core of which is the husband and wife team of piano/guitarist/bassist...

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