Carrollton Opera House

Carrollton – Pop. 3500.  Richland Opera House.  Jas. Kinchelve, mgg. S. c. 1,000.  Heated by steam and lighted by electricity.  Patronage good.  Scenery first class.  Width proscenium opening, 27 ft. Height, 23 ft. Depth footlights to back wall, 25 ft. Dist curtain line to footlights, 5 ft. Dist between side walls, 40 ft.  Dist bet. Fly girders, 30 ft. Stage to rigging loft, 26 feet, 4 grooves. Depoth under stage, 3 ½ ft. 1 trap.  Grooves can be taken up fluch with fly gallery.  Theatre second floor.   Newspapers – three weeklies, issued Wed., Thurs. and Sat.   Hotels – Houghten House, Southworth, special rates   Railroad – Q. & Crescent, Vandermark, Agt. Transfer Co., B. G. Fox.  Express, Adams.


From Julius Cahn’s Official Theatrical Guide, Containing Information of the Leading Theatres and Attractions in America, 1902.