Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts

Theater and concert venue in Columbia, Missouri, United States

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Missouri Theatre (Columbia, Missouri) is located in Missouri
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Missouri Theatre (Columbia, Missouri) is located in the United States
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Location201-215 S. 9th St., Columbia, Missouri
Coordinates38°56′57″N 92°19′39″W / 38.94917°N 92.32750°W / 38.94917; -92.32750Coordinates: 38°56′57″N 92°19′39″W / 38.94917°N 92.32750°W / 38.94917; -92.32750
Area0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built1928 (1928)
ArchitectBoller Brothers
NRHP reference No.79001349[1]
Added to NRHPJune 6, 1979

The Missouri Theatre, is a concert and entertainment venue in downtown Columbia, Missouri, occupying most of a city block between 9th street between Locust and Elm Streets. It was designed after the Opéra Garnier by the Boller Brothers, built in 1928, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.[2] It is Columbia's only surviving pre-Depression movie palace and vaudeville stage. In 2011, the University of Missouri began a three-year lease of the facility. The Missouri Theatre is the resident home of the Missouri Symphony Orchestra, and is also frequently used by University of Missouri and civic groups. As of July 1, 2014, The University of Missouri took over ownership of the Missouri Theatre. It is one of the main performance venues for the University of Missouri School of Music.

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Noelle Soren (January 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Missouri Theater" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2016-09-01.

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