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Elsinore Theater

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170 High Street SE
Salem, OR 97301
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On May 28, 1926, on a former livery stable site, the magnificent Elsinore Theatre first opened its doors to the public. Developed by George Guthrie, an entrepreneur and lover of art, the theatre was designed to resemble the castle in Hamlet, Shakespeares greatest drama.

Believing the Salem community deserved and would support a splendid theatre, Guthrie contracted with the Portland architectural firm Lawrence and Holford to create a Tudor Gothic structure that would become the showplace of the Willamette Valley. Ellis F. Lawrence, who later became the founding dean of the School of Architecture at the University of Oregon, was the projects principle architect... (To Read More go to our website).


Monday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Tuesday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Wednesday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Thursday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Friday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM
Sunday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

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