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Address: 6th and Broadway, Skagway, AK 99840
Phone Number: +1 907-983-2545
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Description: Skagway's "The Days of '98 Show with Soapy Smith"! - The Longest Running...
Skagway's "The Days of '98 Show with Soapy Smith"! - The Longest Running show in the north! Since 1923, The Days of '98 show has stupefied and bedazzled audiences with the tale of Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith, Alaska's most notorious outlaw. Soapy reigned over Skagway during the wildest days of the Klondike Gold Rush, and this colorful vaudevillian musical recounts his incredible life and dramatic demise! With can-can dancers, ragtime music, riotous humor, and the great con-man himself, Soapy Smith, this show is a treat for the whole family!
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A "Must See" in Skagway

The show was a great way to learn the history of the town. A talented cast entertained the audience using audience participation to bring the story of the town to life!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The show was a great way to learn the history of the town. A talented cast entertained the audience using audience participation to bring the story of the town to life!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Great way to listen to the history. Great entertainment. Thoroughly enjoyable evening. Recommend to all visitors

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A period show which is full of colour, fun, atmosphere and humour. Great way to wile away an hour or so-the hidden treasure of Skagway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We were lured in by the lady of the night, hanging from an upstairs window, who called "come in poopsie" to my husband. It was an interesting history lesson about some of the characters in the town and the general scene during the wild Gold Rush of 1898. Don't want to spoil the fun, but there is some audience participation... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We took in a Friday evening Days of 98 show this past week while in Skagway. After paying the $20 entrance fee you are given $1000 in fake money to gamble on blackjack, Roulette, or 3,4,5. That alone was fun because, although I did not know it at the time, the actors ran the games. I managed to win $55,000;... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Entertaining musical production of the history of Skagway and the notorious Soapy Smith. The theater is small and quaint and the performers are professionals. Admission is $20 but worth it for the hour long show.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a show that consists of only 5 actors. They tell the history of Soapy Smith who was one of the notorious swindlers of the gold mine days. It was both a musical and a play and they even had two segments where they pulled people from the audience to join in the play. Everyone in the show was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I knew nothing about Skagway and its history. The show was enlightening. I don't think it was appropriate for small children. ("Ladies of the night"). I was in Skagway on a rainy day so learned about the area and stayed dry for an hour. All good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I really thought this would a cheesy side show, but I was wrong. This was a very entertaining and informative show. It was actually better than the show we'd seen the night before on our cruiseship. The performers, who also sold the snacks before the show, were very talented. Great way to get the history of the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

We took our 5 year old daughter to see the show and we all loved it! It Was so entertaining! The performers are amazing and talented! They even had a few of the audience take part ( including myself to do the can-can). After the show you can talk to the performers and get pictures. Absolutely loved it! It was... More 

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Address: 6th and Broadway, Skagway, AK 99840
Phone Number: +1 907-983-2545
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Skagway

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