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1891 Fredonia Opera House

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Address: 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY 14063
Phone Number: 716-679-0891
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2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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What a neat little theatre!

Neat old community opera house! The seats are a little small as you might expect in an old theatre. The folks staffing the house were very friendly. As part of their Folk Series... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Downstate, NY USA
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Cleveland, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Unique theater in a historic building, shared by village offices, and formerly the jail. Enjoyed a live concert by Rob Clark (Fredonia HS class of 1977) and Friends. Comfortable seating, roomy rows, good acoustics. Props to the Fredonia Folk Music people who sponsored the concert.

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Downstate, NY USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Neat old community opera house! The seats are a little small as you might expect in an old theatre. The folks staffing the house were very friendly. As part of their Folk Series, we saw a wonderful show!

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The best place for a movie, excellent seating and sound. The ambiance is warm and inviting. The decor is restored from the late 1800's as the name indicates. Rick and Marsha are always happy and welcoming.

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We always enjoy the Opera House. A hidden gem in town We are REALLY impressed by the current movie night offerings (Sat & Tuesday). "theory of Everything", "Birdman", "Imitation Game": FANTASTIC!!

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Dunkirk, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

As a disclaimer, I have say that I have been involved with restoration and operation of this venue since before its grand reopening 20 years ago. I bring my prejudices with me. In an area of the country mostly known for its Rust Belt economy and lake-effect snows, the 1891 FOH is a shining jewel in the Fredonia and northern... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The opera house has been a main place in Fredonia for many years it was a movie theater in my youth and since has been painstakingly returned to its original splendor of 1891. There are a wide variety of different venues held here. From travel logs to amateur theater.

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Fredonia, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We like to go to the weekly first run films shown at the opera house. While there is no 'surround sound' or plush 'recliner' style chairs, you are watching movies in a historic theater that has played host to some of the world's greatest performers. Velvet covered seats in the balcony are the best view in the house. And there... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

An amazing historic opera house from the 1800's. Many famous have performed there. The local university had a show there and this low budget performance looked professional and higher budget.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I grew up in Fredonia and when I was a teenager this was where we went to the movies. It's wonderful that someone has renovated the theater section of the building into a quasi 1890s setting. I've never been there when a production or movie was playing. I hear from others that the entertainment is good to great. It's so... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

This is a wonderful, hidden gem within the village of Fredonia. The venue is unexpected and fantastic once you're inside. It is very easy to drive by and never notice what is hidden behind the brick walls. The variety of entertainment from what movies to live performances his great. Wonderful addition to small-town life.

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Additional Information about 1891 Fredonia Opera House

Address: Address: 9 Church St., Fredonia, NY 14063
Phone Number: 716-679-0891
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Fredonia
Open Hours:
Tuesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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