Event: Thespian Society is Formed
Category: Cultural Life
Brief Description: The Thespian Society was formed in 1814. The group purchased a frame building, erecting a stage, installing seats and named it "The Theatre." The first professional acting company arrived in April 1818 .
Decade: 1810 - 1819
Beginning Date: 1814
Ending Date: Dec. 31, 1814
site was made possible by: the City of St. Louis Planning and Urban Design Agency and