New Chinook Opera House deemed a "Grand Success"
July 15, 2020
In November, 1903, the new Chinook Opera House hosted a grand opening ball that attracted 500 guests. A couple of weeks before the grand opening, the "Chinook Opinion" described the new facility as "...worthy of our pride and would be a creditable in a city of the population of Great Falls." The writer noted, "...the residents of Chinook and vicinity have deplored the fact that we had not a theatre or other place of amusement worthy of a large and wealthy population."
A writer described the new Opera House as "...in every way modern and up-to-date." The stage, framed by a stylish Proscenium...