Lyric Theatre

11th St. & Central Ave.
Kansas City, MO

Venue Info

BUILT: 1926
CLOSED:
DEMOLISHED: unknown

SEATING CAPACITY: 1238


Other Names

  • Masonic Shrine (1926)
  • Playhouse Theatre (after war)
  • Capri Theatre (1959)
  • Victoria Theatre (unknown)

Trivia & History

Built as the Masonic Shrine with 3000 seats. It was sold to the Red Cross in 1942 and used as a blood collection center. In 1959, it became a 700-seat movie house. In 1970, it became the home to the Lyric Opera Company.

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Performance History

Candide (Concert Tour, 1958)
National tour
11/28/1958 - 11/28/1958
Damn Yankees (First National Tour, 1956)
National tour
10/23/1956 - 10/27/1956
Plain and Fancy (First National Tour, 1955)
National tour
12/19/1955 - 12/24/1955



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