The definitive guide to the Croswell’s first 150 years!
The Croswell Opera House is pleased to announce the publication of Behind the Curtain: 150 Years at Michigan’s Oldest Theater. This 246-page hardcover book includes over 300 photos and illustrations and covers the Croswell’s entire 150-year history, from the beginning in 1866 all the way to the present day!
Read about …
... the earliest shows and events at the Croswell, including many photographs never before seen in print.
... the stars and famous figures who appeared on the Croswell stage, from Buffalo Bill Cody and Maude Adams to Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass ... and from Charlton Heston to Arianna Huffington.
... how Harry Angell and Robert Codd bought the Croswell in 1919 and turned it into the theater we know today.
... how a group of dedicated volunteers in the 1960s saved the Croswell from likely destruction.
Plus, revisit some of your favorite Croswell moments from the past 50 years with behind-the-scenes anecdotes and full-color photos from dozens of shows!
Behind the Curtain: 150 Years at Michigan’s Oldest Theater is priced at just $42, plus tax and shipping.Click here to order today!