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Wheeler Opera House

320 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611
970 920 5770
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Ranked #11 of 60 Attractions in Aspen
Type: Operas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Performances
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

this is a great tribute to another era. the theater has been restored, its located in a great location and the sound was very good.

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Aspen, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were pleased with the Wheeler. Comfortable, easy access, great concessions and fabulous entertainment. What more could you want. So when in Aspen, be sure to check out what this venue has to offer. You'll be pleased to see this refurbished Victorian theater in all it's glory.

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Aspen, Colorado
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60 reviews 60 reviews
23 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Recently renovated and wonderfully kept in style with its roots. This is the place to go for getting your cultural fix while in town. A diverse range of performers to be seen and a year-round program to suit many tastes.

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Upper Nyack, NY
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138 reviews 138 reviews
49 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Good concerts, films, opera, etc. Right in the center of town and a landmark that is worth visiting if you have a chance. The Aspen music festival may get the glory in the middle of August, but there are always great performances to be found at the Wheeler, and it is a 5 minute walk from the St. Regis.

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Houston, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Not an opera fan? You would surprise yourself if you came on Saturday morning from 10am to 12pm. I'm not a fan, but I learn so much from the 15-minute segments that talented young students from around the world come to prep and refine with the support of colleagues and a master teacher. At the end of each 15-minute segment,... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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85 reviews 85 reviews
43 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We come here again and again. I suppose the most famous artist we saw was the Temptations but most any talent there is quite entertaining. This past winter we saw Keb Mo. Don't miss this guy. He was an acoustic blues guitarist and singer with 3 Emmys to his credit. The balcony was redone last year so the seating up... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

The Wheeler Opera House was build in 1889 so there's plenty of history. Its probably the best sounding theater in the West. Loved it.

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Sedona, Arizona
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193 reviews 193 reviews
53 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We've attended numerous concerts and events at the WOH. All have been great experiences. This happened to be the Judy Collins concert. Had to laugh when we entered as the usher looked at a young couple and commented "wow, someone under 40". The venue has an updated sound system and other improvements. If you are in Aspen it pays to... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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55 reviews 55 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The recently renovated opera house was the site of a film screening recently. It has experienced a complete redo, but retains all of its old charm. The balcony has been reworked for more legroom. There is truly not a bad seat in the house.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Perfect size to host talents from Monty Python, to the Eagles, to Aspen Dance Connection!! This little gem of a Victorian theatre, was built by Jerome B Wheeler(CEO of Macy's), during silver mining days and after refurbishing, is a gorgeous venue, in Aspen, for any kind of performance/film event!!

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