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Missouri's Haunted Theaters & Playhouses, Where Big Scares Take Center Stage

It's no surprise that ##Region## is home to numerous local theaters with haunted history - a night at the theater has been an American pastime for centuries! Theaters are seemingly always abuzz with foot traffic, excitement, and of course, drama, which is why many theaters are believed to be haunted by the spirits of actors, actresses, and theatergoers that frequented their favorite theater before their departure. If you've got a love for the stage in addition to your enthusiasm for ##Region##'s Haunted History and Ghost Hunting, then you'll want to check out one of the local haunted theaters next time you're looking for real scares!
 
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  •   Landers Theater Springfield, MO
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    Built in 1909, this theater is also known as the Springfield Little Theater. It was renovated in 1970 and is rumored to be haunted by a number of ghosts. One is believed to be a janitor who died in a fire in 1920. His apparition has been spotted in the balcony watching rehearsals. Another ghost is an African-American man who was stabbed to death in the 1920's in the second balcony. He... Read More

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  •   Avenue Theatre West Plains, MO
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    This theatre dates back to the 1950's and is rumored to have some strange activity. A baby's voice has been heard crying in the upper seating areas, flickering lights have been seen when it's dark and props are said to move or be hidden by unseen hands. Read More

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  •   The Folly Theater Kansas City, MO
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    This theater is known as "The Pink Lady" and it first opened its doors around 1900 and is said to be haunted by a former manager. Joe Donegan was a manager back in the theater's early days and he was known for bringing some big names to the theater, including the Marx Brothers, Gypsy Rose Lee, Fanny Brice and prizefighters Jack Dempsey and Jack Johnson. The theater underwent renovations... Read More

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  •   Gillioz Theatre Springfield, MO
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    This theater first opened its doors in 1926 and is believed to have been haunted since the 1960's. A ghostly little boy is the spirit that is said to linger here. His apparition has been spotted around the bathroom area. Read More

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