A Theatre History of Marion, Ohio

A Theatre History of Marion, Ohio

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One of the last remaining atmospheric theatres in the nation, elegant Marion Palace Theatre holds a storied history behind its curtains. From the a€œWigwam, a€ the Grand Opera House and Germania Park Pavilion to nickelodeons, vaudeville houses and movie theatres, performance has been an essential part of Mariona€™s history, and the Palace is the citya€™s jewel. Designed by renowned theatre architect John Eberson, the Palace opened its doors in 1928 to packed audiences of over three thousand patrons. Author Scott L. Hoffman delves into the life and work of John Eberson and the forgotten stories of the Palace that include a police gambling raid, the construction of the theatre and the stars who performed for dazzled audiences there.The ad noted that the interior decorating was done by the studio. The Praying Boy Proscenium, Upper Left (School of Greek sculptor Lysipp, 300 BCE, National Museum, Berlin. Bronze.) One of the most famous ancient sculptures, The Prayinganbsp;...

Title:A Theatre History of Marion, Ohio
Author:Scott L. Hoffman
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing - 2015-04-13


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