Restored Bloomington Ctr For The Performing Arts

Restored Bloomington Ctr For The Performing Arts

For 80 years, Bloomington, Illinois’ Scottish Rite Temple was the center of the city’s artistic and social life. Built originally to host The American Passion Play, the Temple housed a 1,320-seat theatre with the largest stage west of New York and a ballroom that could seat 1,000. The Bloomington Symphony and the Scottish Rite Players were among some of the largest attractions to the center that also included performances by Duke Ellington, Pablo Casals, Beverly Sills, and the Boston

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