Gallo Center for the Arts

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Gallo Center for the Arts
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The Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto
Location1000 I St Modesto, California 95354
Coordinates37°38′22″N 120°59′54″W / 37.639444°N 120.998333°W / 37.639444; -120.998333Coordinates: 37°38′22″N 120°59′54″W / 37.639444°N 120.998333°W / 37.639444; -120.998333
Broke ground2004
OpenedSeptember 27, 2007

The Gallo Center for the Arts is a performing arts center in Modesto, California. Located on 1000 I Street in downtown Modesto, the building was formally opened on September 27, 2007 and features two theaters: the 1200-seat Mary Stuart Rogers Theater and the 400-seat Foster Family Theater. The Gallo Center hosts six resident companies: Central West Ballet, the Modesto Community Concerts Association, the Modesto Symphony Orchestra, Modesto Performing Arts, Opera Modesto, and YES (Youth Entertainment Stage) Company. The Center has been toured and visited by many stars and notable figures since its opening day, with Patti LuPone becoming the first star to perform in the Mary Stuart Rogers Theater. Touring Broadway shows have also performed at the Center, from "Evita" and "Cats" to newer shows such as "Shrek: The Musical".

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