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Welcome to the Historic What Cheer Opera House!

Historic What Cheer Opera House

The What Cheer Opera House was built in 1893 by the Masonic Lodge. View the History page to learn more.

Projects are underway to restore the What Cheer Opera House. View the Restorations page to see the progress.

Promote the What Cheer Opera House with a donation to be used towards entertainment and restorations.

Still today it is hosting artists from across the United States and entertaining audiences.  View the Events page for a schedule of Events and to purchase tickets.

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Upcoming Events

Friday - March 17 at 7:00pm            

Saturday - April 1 at 7:00pm    


Saturday - April 29 at 7:00pm          

Saturday - May 13 at 7:00pm           

Saturday - May 27 at 7:00pm

Monday - May 29 10:00pm


Saturday - June 17 at 7:00pm          

Saturday - June 24 at 7:00pm

Tuesday - July 4 at 3:00pm


Sunday - July 30 at 2:00pm             

Saturday - August 12 at 7:00pm        

Sunday - August 27 at 2:00pm          

Saturday - September 9 at 7:00pm


Saturday - September 23 at 7:00pm 

Saturday - October 7 at 7:00pm

Saturday - October 21 at 7:00pm 


Saturday - October 28 at 7:00pm      

Saturday - November 4 at 7:00pm

A Tribute to Roy Orbison by David Keiski

The Boys


Mondeau Dukes

GIT Improv

Country Buddies

Memorial Day Program

Cedar County Cobras

Steve Head and Pat Sharman

Keokuk County Fair Queen Pageant

Midwest Country Music Organization writers Round

The Bluegrass Blondies

Midwest Country Music Organization writers Round


Lori Gravel & The Timber City Ramblers

The Boys

Alice's Gospel and Banjoy

The Everly Brothers Experience

An Opera House Christmas with Antique Harmony and Peggy Wardenburg

Grant Ranch Grub & Pub will be serving food & beverages starting at 5:30PM for all ticketed shows.


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