Clayton Opera House

A stately theater overlooking the St. Lawrence

The Clayton Opera House, a Nationally Registered Historic Place, is a stately four-story brick structure overlooking the St. Lawrence River in downtown Clayton. The Opera House has served as an important hub for cultural and community events for over a century and is a fine example of the vaudeville theaters which sprung up throughout the United States in the early 1900s.

At a glance
  • Serves as year-round performance center for the region and is used for a wide range of cultural, educational, social and community events.
  • In 2009, the Opera House was home to 170 events, with attendance in excess of 14,000. 

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