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Address: Turquoise Trail, Old Coal Mine Museum, Madrid, NM
Phone Number: 505-438-3780
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Activities: Nightlife
Description: The unique theatre once house the Engine 769…it now peeks into the theatre...
The unique theatre once house the Engine 769…it now peeks into the theatre when its doors are open. Over 25 years of Melodrama, concerts and community events. Check listing on website to see upcoming events. The theatre is also used as the entrance to the Madrid Old Coal Town Museum.
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Historic Theatre Takes You Back in Time.

Loved this charming small theatre that has been lovingly restored. A perfect venue to see the recent Steampunk Cabaret Show.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2014
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Chatham, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you are going when there is no show going on, it's basically an empty small unlit theater to walk through as part of your trip through the coal mine museum.

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Kansas City, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

What a find. Our BnB host and the wait staff at the MineShaft strongly recommended the show written by the local Joe West. Original music, local talent and all top notch professional.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Loved this charming small theatre that has been lovingly restored. A perfect venue to see the recent Steampunk Cabaret Show.

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2007

I've seen seven different melodramas at the Engine House and have loved them all. The plays are truly funny, and the actors are brilliant. My favorite to date is 'Little Nell' , but all the plays were excellent. The audience participation makes the experience rather unique - and adds to the fun and comedy. If you are ever in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2003

I would not go to New Mexico in the summer without scheduling a stop in Madrid for the classic Victorian melodramas at the Engine House Theater! Aside from the charm of a totally unique theater building (built inside the old locomotive repair house) and the opportunity to see a genre of theatre not often seen these days (except, perhaps in... More 

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