Early and current views of the Sorg Opera House.  From Sorg Revitalization website

Sorg Opera House, Middleton, Ohio in line for work

Early and current views of the Sorg Opera House. From Sorg Revitalization website

“A group of six entrepreneurs hopes to revive the Sorg Opera House in Middletown, Ohio, near Cincinnati. The historic building,  designed by Cincinnati Music Hall architect Samuel Hannaford  and built in 1891 by industrialist Paul J. Sorg, has stood unused and in disrepair on South Main Street in the heart of downtown  since 2010. . .”

More at this link. Be sure to click on the SORG Revitalization link at the bottom of the news story:


One Comment

  1. Randy Woods

    I would be gratified to hear that the Sorg Opera House was still open, and producing shows. An ancestor of mine, my great-great Aunt Kate Quinn performed at the Sorg in its first year of operation, on Sept 24, 1891. The show was “The County Fair”, which featured as its climax a three-horse race right on stage, in front of a whirling cyclorama showing a half mile of scenery passing behind the thoroughbreds, who did their galloping on treadmills at full speed. It was quite a spectacle at the time…

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