Harrison Opera House
|Address||160 Virginia Beach Blvd.
|Owner||City of Norfolk|
|Operator||City of Norfolk|
The Edythe C. and Stanley L. Harrison Opera House, also known as the Harrison Opera House, is the official home of the Virginia Opera in the Neon District of Downtown Norfolk, Virginia on the border of the Ghent Square neighborhood. Once a World War II USO theater, this historic venue was renovated in 1993. Τhe renovated Harrison Opera House has 1,632 seating capacity.
The building is attached to the former Norfolk Municipal Auditorium, which now serves as storage and administrative space for the Virginia Opera. It is named for Edythe Harrison, a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates and founding president of the Virginia Opera, and her husband, Stanley.
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