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Theater celebrating 85 years with Sunday gala


IRONWOOD — The Historic Ironwood Theatre is celebrating its 85th anniversary with a galaSunday at 2 p.m.

The event features music from the Gogebic Range Concert Band, an "old-time" radio theater presentation by the Denim and Dessert Readers' Theatre, a performance from the Von Drake Dancers, songs from the Lakeland Barbershop Chorus and a performance of the 1920s comedy "Who's on First."

Attendees will also watch a showing of the silent movie "The Playhouse," starring Buster Keaton. The film will be accompanied by Father Andrew Rogers on the theater's 1928 Barton Organ.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, call the Historic Ironwood Theatre at 906-932-0618, visit or visit the box office, located at 109 E. Aurora St. in downtown Ironwood.

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