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Romance, mystery, arson at the Opera House

By Larry Chabot In the 19th century, so-called “opera houses” were opening in almost every decent-sized city. Seldom, if ever, did they ever present an actual opera. The name was often an upscale cover for an otherwise ordinary venue, in an attempt to make them acceptable to those who shunned commonplace theaters. Marquette had an […]

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