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Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts

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Address: 108 Spencer Road, Hwy 220, Ruidoso, NM 88312
Phone Number: +1 575-336-4800
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Description: A 514-seat landmark performing arts center near Ruidoso, NM, designed by...
A 514-seat landmark performing arts center near Ruidoso, NM, designed by Antoine Predock featuring a major touring Broadway, dance or musical performance, on the average, every 11 days year round. Four major glass installations by Dale Chihuly. Tours Tue & Thu at 10 a.m.
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Family Friendly, Friendly Staff, Great Experience!

I first went to the Spencer Theater on a school field trip and had so much fun I went back for a another performance with my 23yr. old son. The staff is always so helpful and nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Chaparral, NM
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Chaparral, NM
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I first went to the Spencer Theater on a school field trip and had so much fun I went back for a another performance with my 23yr. old son. The staff is always so helpful and nice and the service just fantastic. The seating is at enough of an angle unless a huge person and wild hairdo sits in front... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
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57 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the tour (on 2 Apr 2015) of this unique theater in Alto, a beautiful community north of Ruidoso. Our guide was outstanding. We learned about Mrs. Spencer's love for theater and her unyielding pursuit to build a facility that is expertly placed in its natural surroundings and is expertly constructed and furnished to provide... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We were visiting Ruidoso and when our son was an architecture student, they visited this theater. So my husband and I decided to see if we could have a look at it while we were in the neighborhood. They have tours on Tuesday's and Thursday's but of course we were here on a Friday, but a very nice person took... More 

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Odessa, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Was privileged to see Lee Greenwood in concert in August 2014. Awesome venue. One of the best concerts I've been to in a long time.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Saw Broadway Tenors Oct 26, 2014. Gorgeous venue, not a bad seat in the house. Such a wonderful resource for this area of New Mexico, which is sparsely populated. Go there, and enjoy!

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Canada
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140 reviews 140 reviews
29 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Comfortable seats, architecturally interesting and a gracious staff make this a good bet for a show. Decent touring companies for the most part and a gorgeous location make this venue worth aa detour.

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Alto, New Mexico
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I took girlfriends who were visiting from out of state here for the behind the scene's tour. It was great! The tour guide was very knowledgeable. Lots of information and interesting facts. It's a beautiful theater and the Chihuly glass exhibit is beautiful. My husband and I have been to a few concerts here. Not a bad seat in the... More 

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Roswell, New Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I attend as many performances as possible at this theater. There is not a bad seat in the house. The acoustics are amazing and the atmosphere is out of the world. The staff is outstanding. A must attend location if given the chance.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Excellent show! Excellent fascility. This was our first trip to Spencer Theater and we were impressed by the grandeaur of the facility and the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff. A truly memorable experience.

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Kerrville, Texas, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I recently went to a concert at the Spencer and the theater itself is state of the art. The acoustics were incredible. I must have said that to my wife 3 or 4 times during the performance. Every seat is a good one. Next time your in the area check their schedule and catch a play or concert. You'll be... More 

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