Grand Opera House (Boston)

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The Grand Opera House (est.1888) of Boston, Massachusetts, was a theatre in the South End.[1][2] Architect George Snell designed the 2,600-seat building on Washington Street.[3][4] Managers and proprietors included Proctor & Mansfield,[5] A.H. Dexter,[6] George W. Magee,[7] and Stair & Wilbur.[8] Performances included Glyn's Three Weeks.[9]

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  1. ^ Grand Opera House, no.1176 Washington St. Boston Almanac, 1889, 1891, 1893-1894; Boston Register and Business Directory, 1921
  2. ^ Desirée J. Garcia (2007). "Subversive Sounds: Ethnic Spectatorship and Boston's Nickelodeon Theatres, 1907-1914". Film History 19. 
  3. ^ The dramatic year, 1887-88, Boston: Ticknor, 1889 
  4. ^ Julius Cahn's official theatrical guide. NY: 1906
  5. ^ King's Handbook of Boston, 9th ed. Boston: Moses King, 1889
  6. ^ Boston Daily Globe, Dec. 29, 1893
  7. ^ Boston Daily Globe, May 8, 1899; Feb. 5, 1902
  8. ^ Julius Cahn's official theatrical guide. NY: 1906, 1910
  9. ^ Neil Miller (2010), Banned in Boston: the Watch and Ward Society's Crusade Against Books, Burlesque, and the Social Evil, Boston: Beacon Press, ISBN 9780807051122 – via Overdrive  (subscription required)

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Coordinates: 42°20′34.81″N 71°4′0.49″W / 42.3430028°N 71.0668028°W / 42.3430028; -71.0668028