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The Butte Theatre

139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-6402
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Annapolis, Maryland
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

You have to really work at it to not have a good time here. The actors are great and their enthusiasm is contagious.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We visited the Theatre to see Guys and Dolls and can honestly say that the Musical could be transported to London or Broadway with no change of cast whatsoever. The cast could all sing,dance and act and it was a truly memorable and fun evening. Our only disapointment was that we were unable to see it again during our brief... More

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Duncanville, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We saw the musical Guys and Dolls. The acting and singing was exceptional. I encourage everyone to take the time to see a production there. Make reservations in advance, as groups book matinee shows, taking up most of the seating.

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Denver, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This small theater does a wonderful job - as well as I have seen in big cities. The acting, dancing and especially singing is very well done. The cast also works the concession stand before the show and they are all so friendly. A fun fun experience.

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Canon City, Co
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6 reviews 6 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We just went for our 2nd time to the Butte Theater. We saw Guys & Dolls and LOVED it!! Such talented actors and actresses. Mel Moser, the Manager, was a joy to work with, taking all 35 of us with ease. The show was FABULOUS, the staff was endearing and it made for a very nice night. We hope this... More

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is absolutely a must to experience You will never be disappointed. The Actors are incredible and the shows are wonderful. The performances are followed by an olio and they are the best. I could never say enough about Butte!

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salida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We have gone to several plays here and have never been dissapointed. They have excellent stories the actors are great.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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64 reviews 64 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I've been to the Butte theater several times to watch plays. I love local playhouses. Talk about up close and personal. I think the theater only seats a hundred or so. There is no bad seat in the house and I think most of the events are in the $20 range. The locals that put on the plays are great.... More

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Colorado Springs
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The shows here are always a delight. A group of us attend every show this group puts on each season they are open. We have been supporting them for several years and look forward to each new play every year. What talent they have. The performances are very professionally done. We usually take our out of state guests too, and... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We went to the Christmas Production and LOVED it! It was a great production and a lot of fun! I would recommend it to everyone (and have). It will become an annual tradition for our family.

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