Irma Thomas to perform in Grand Opera
Irma Thomas, Louisiana’s Queen of Soul, will be on Grand Opera House of the South’s stage in Crowley at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, according to Kimberly G. Gattle, executive director of the restored and renovated opera house above the former Dixie Hardware Store at 505 N. Parkerson Avenue.
This newly restored and renovated 1901 opera house has been closed since 1940, and after a multi-million dollar project, it is ready to be opened once again.
Tickets are $50 and can be purchased by calling 337-785-0440 or on the website at www.thegrandoperahouse.org.
This “soft” opening will begin at 6 p.m. with a Wine and Cheese Social Hour.