Warren's Opera House is a historic building in Friend, Nebraska. It was built by John Lanahan for Joshua Warren in 1885–1886. Inside, there is an auditorium with a proscenium and a balcony supported by four columns. It hosted performances by "touring stock companies; comic opera; companies; musical concerts; dialect comedies" as well as local performers and Memorial Day celebrations. The building has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since September 28, 1988.
Warren's Opera House
|Location||511 Second Street, Friend, Nebraska|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Built by||John Lanahan|
|Architectural style||Three-part commercial block|
|MPS||Opera House Buildings in Nebraska 1867-1917 MPS|
|NRHP reference No.||88000945|
|Added to NRHP||September 28, 1988|
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 2, 2013.
- D. Layne Ehlers (April 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Warren's Opera House". National Park Service. Retrieved August 18, 2019. With accompanying pictures