Opera Houses & Theaters

Opera Houses & Theaters (HMZAC)

Location: Fort Worth, TX 76102 Tarrant County
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N 32° 45.281', W 97° 19.87'

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The Adelphi, Fort Worth's first vaudeville theater, opened in 1876 at 3rd & Main but soon closed. Within a month, the "Theatre Comique" occupied the site, attracting audiences to its popular presentations of western-style variety entertainment. Greenwall's Opera House opened in 1891 introducing Fort Worth audiences to legendary actors including Lily Langtry, Sarah Bernhardt, Lillian Russell, Douglas Fairbanks, and Ethel and Lionel Barrymore.

The opulent Majestic Theater, seating 1500 people and covering half a block, opened at 10th & Commerce Streets in 1910. Patrons at the Majestic enjoyed performances by internationally famous entertainers. A beautiful Fort Worth girl, Ginger Rogers, won a national dance contest on the Majestic stage, starting her on her way to becoming a major movie star.

Bass Performance Hall, opened May 1, 1998, continues Fort Worth's entertainment tradition.
Marker Number9
Year Placed2006
Placed ByHeritage Trails and Sundance Square
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 11:28pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 656334 N 3625323
Decimal Degrees32.75468333, -97.33116667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.281', W 97° 19.87'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 16.86" N, 97° 19' 52.20" W
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Area Code(s)817, 682
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 413 Main St, Fort Worth TX 76102, US
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