Grand Opera House
Sunday, June 11, 1882 (Afternoon)
The House Beautiful
The Cincinnati Enquirer, June 12, 1882, 8
This report goes on to describe Wilde's laid back posture as an "I'm-ready-to-dodge-any-defunct-feline-or-unsavory-hen-fruit-that-may-be-shied-at-me attitude".
The Marion Star, June 13, 1882, 4
The Milan Exchange, June 17, 1882, 4
Grand Opera House (formerly Mozart Hall)
Vine and Longworth Streets, Cincinnati, OH
Built: 1853 (as the Catholic Institute)
Seating capacity: c. 2,000
Destroyed (fire): January 22, 1901
NW corner of Third and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH
Opened: May 30, 1850
Rooms: c. 300
Closed and demolished: July 15, 1926
Wilde stayed at the Burnet House on the eve of his lecture. However, it is unlikely he remained there a second night as he was in Memphis, TN the next day to begin the Southern leg of his lecture tour. This would also explain why his lecture was a matinee: to give him time to catch an overnight train.
For more on the Burnet House see Wilde's lecture in Cincinnati on February 23, 1882.