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The Butte Theatre

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Address: 139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO 80813
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+1 719-689-6402
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The Butte Opera House is an 1890's era theater refurbished for modern use....

The Butte Opera House is an 1890's era theater refurbished for modern use. Owned and operated by the City of Cripple Creek, the Butte hosts both community and professional performing arts events throughout the year. The Butte is the proud home of The Thin Air Theatre Company, a production company that produces many genres of professional theatre, with an emphasis on Cripple Creek's beloved tradition of Classic Melodrama.

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A speical place for Family entertainment

in a town of so much adult (Casino) entertainment this sia pieace of history. The Theatre is small but ideal for holding Melodrama programs. Their Christmas Themed melodrama... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 January 2017
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Alamosa, Colorado
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Alamosa, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

in a town of so much adult (Casino) entertainment this sia pieace of history. The Theatre is small but ideal for holding Melodrama programs. Their Christmas Themed melodrama was wonderful.. Price is very fair and the acting is very good. Don't miss this spot in Cripple Creek

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Thank ron S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We did not have reservations but were able to walk right in. Fun show and a real nice old-time theatre.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This place was sooooooo much better than what I expected!! It was a great show! As we got closer, my expectations went down. When we got in and the play started, I was so amazed by everything. I recommend everyone go check out A Cripple Creek Christmas Carol. Alcohol is served for the adults as well as pop corn and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome! Fabulous! Entertaining! Spectacular ! Any positive word would describe this show! We attended October 27 to celebrate my 60th birthday. I could not have asked for more than I experienced! The actors worked so well together, the writers definitely know what they where doing! I'm just sorry I do not live close to there to attended every production! The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was a great experience. The building take you back in time. We were greeted by the cast, they never broke character. I thought the play myself was a bit long (2.5 hrs) but the chairs are comfortable enough. We'd do it again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Acting, singing, and dancing by rising stars that rival seasoned Broadway pros: someday soon, these professional actors will probably be headlining on Broadway. Don't miss your chance to see stars in the making. Looks like they were auditioned and hired from all over the USA and spend months rehearsing and performing in this beautiful historic mountain theater. There are a... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

What a WONDERFUL Time my wife and I had there. Being skeptical of Halloween theme plays I was not real sure I wanted to see this play. But since we were in town only at this time we went ahead and bought tickets for a Thursday afternoon performance. SO, so glad we did. The theater is such a wonderful building,... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This place was absolutely fantastic! We had been a bit leary of attending a theater performance in such a small town but this place exceeded all expectations. The atmosphere was excellent, hilarious show, top notch acting, superior customer service, and unbeatable prices! Highly recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a wonderful and historical theatre where you can go to see a show in an intimate atmosphere that is a well done as any show I've ever seen in New York City!! My family has seen every show for the last 3 years. We have never been disappointed. The actors are from all over the United States. There... More 

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Thank Sally R
Cripple Creek, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've never seen a bad show here. The staff and actors work very hard to put on excellent family friendly shows. There's not many family friendly things to do in Cripple Creek, this is a MUST.

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