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Great Plains Theatre

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A wonderful surprise

This was our first trip to the mid-west. We selected Abilene to visit the Eisenhower Library and... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2019
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat

Just saw Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, and it was indeed Amazing! This is an... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
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Great Plains Theatre is a professional regional theatre drawing audiences and actors from across the nation. We offer vibrant year-round educational youth programming in addition to Improv and live music. GPT also houses Abilene's only movie...more
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215 N. Campbell St., Abilene, KS 67410-2849
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Reviewed August 22, 2019

This was our first trip to the mid-west. We selected Abilene to visit the Eisenhower Library and Museum. While reviewing activities in the town on web sites, we noticed the Great Plains Theatre. We hesitated to buy tickets to a community theatre in a small...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

Just saw Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat, and it was indeed Amazing! This is an extremely fun show and the entire cast is wonderful. The mixture of professional and local talent is done very well. Do yourself a favor and go to see...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat was disappointing! Certainly not worth the price of the ticket. Great Plains Theater has been known for the High Caliber Entertainment. I have been attending this theater for many many years - this is among the two that have...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019

I have been blessed to have attended upwards of 10 shows of one type or another at this venue per year for the last 10 or so years. From professional plays to shows done by the youth education programs that the theatre runs throughout the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Dr_Frankenboogie
Reviewed December 15, 2018

I got to see "Not Another Christmas Letter" at the Great Plains Theatre recently, and it was absolutely amazing! The well-written musical was expertly delivered by a four actor cast accompanied by a live pianists. It was funny, touching, and such a wonderful show. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy live theater and quality performances, the Great Plains Theatre is for you. We have seen two performances this year and both were well above our expectations. The acting, singing, choreography and overall performance were top notch. It is well worth the trip...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

They have great talent and plays in the small town of Abilene. Dont think that because it is not New York City you shouldn't go. Tickets are reasonable and every play I have seen has been wonderful.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Melodie S
Reviewed June 2, 2018

Yes, its so true, lil' ol' Abilene KS has live theatre! And not just any run of the mill theatre, but classic and exceptional shows! They don't hold back on over the top performances and performers. Its truly one of the great reasons to live...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ALisaJo
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Top-notch actors and actresses from across the United States come here to put on amazing productions. Plus, they also show films here.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank rocksoldier_18
Reviewed September 6, 2017

All shows are very well done weather a play or musical event. Actors and acting The Best Easy access with consessions

Date of experience: September 2017
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October 1, 2018|
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Response from ALisaJo | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Beauty and the Beast starts Oct 5 Show Dates: Friday, October 5 at 7 pm Saturday, October 6 at 7 pm Sunday, October 7 at 2 pm Ticket prices: $12 Adults $8 Students
June 2, 2017|
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Response from GPTAbilene | Property representative |
We just closed "Mamma Mia!" and will open "Gypsy" on June 30th. Next will be "Ragtime" which opens August 11th. Hope to see you!
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