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Wheeler Opera House

320 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1918
+1 970-920-5770
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An amazing venue

A beautiful gem of an opera house. Fabulous design and great downtown location. Visit if you can... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2017
jacksogh
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Anton Chekhov at the Wheeler!

My wife and I enjoy theater and I had never been to the historic Wheeler in Aspen . . . so I sprang... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2017
R S
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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320 E Hyman Ave, Aspen, CO 81611-1918
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

A beautiful gem of an opera house. Fabulous design and great downtown location. Visit if you can, especially during the summer.

Thank jacksogh
Reviewed February 8, 2017

My wife and I enjoy theater and I had never been to the historic Wheeler in Aspen . . . so I sprang for some tickets and went to see the venue as well as the play. Brian Friel's version of the play "Uncle Vanya"...More

Thank R S
Reviewed February 4, 2017

We saw John McEuen and it was a great show. It was my first time there and I loved the atmosphere, the seating, everything!

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Reviewed January 20, 2017

The Wheeler Opera House closely parallels the history of Aspen. The three-story stone building at the corner of East Hyman Avenue and South Mill Street was constructed with much fanfare during the city's initial boom years in the late 1880s. It fell into decline along...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

As a regular to Aspen - I've been there done that but never been to the Wheeler Opera House. They have wonderful live music performances which included the former cast members of Jersey Boys doing Doo Wop. Great value for money - open bar and...More

Thank MelbourneDoubleC
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Ten Tenors was an amazing show. All seats are great as small venue. Beer and Wine beforehand but not much in way of snacks. Just chips or candy. Cookies would be a great addition.

Thank SpikerMom
Reviewed November 21, 2016

For the large amount of history that this building holds, it is a shame that the city won't allow tours of this place. Apparently, the only wat to see the place is to have tickets to a oerformance. Honestly, I would have paid a fee...More

1  Thank Brenda F
Reviewed October 17, 2016

This 1889 Opera House has been wonderfully restored and kept up. It is absolutely gorgeous. We attended a concert here during the John Denver Week celebration, and the sound quality in this venue is excellent. There are no bad seats in the house, which we...More

1  Thank surfercharlie
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This old hall was built when the town was beginning. Too bad today's instant electronic media has subverted the use of this old theatre, with lobby newly recently renovated. It seems that Aspen is degenerated into only a music town with theatre productions clearly secondary....More

Thank Lou C
Reviewed September 25, 2016

We have been to many wonderful performances at the Wheeler over the years that reflected the beauty of the theater and the spirit of the community. We were stunned by the recent opening of Ruin and Roses. It was billed as general admission only (very...More

Thank durigirl1
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