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Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts

108 Spencer Dr, Hwy 220, Ruidoso, NM 88312-9559
+1 575-336-4800
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Beautiful Venue

Tickets for a gospel quartet. Had wonderful seats and one of best performances I've seen here... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
William J
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Roswell, NM
nice tour

We were staying in the area & wondered "what that building was up there", so we drove over & took a... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
Teresa G
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Alamosa, Colorado
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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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  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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108 Spencer Dr, Hwy 220, Ruidoso, NM 88312-9559
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"attending a performance"
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"beautiful venue"
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"on tuesdays"
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"glass installations"
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"great seats"
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"behind the scenes"
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"new mexico"
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"informative guide"
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"high tech"
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"year round"
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"sierra blanca"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tickets for a gospel quartet. Had wonderful seats and one of best performances I've seen here. Tickets a bit pricey but then they need to support the ongoing expenses. Be very careful driving after the shows in the evening. Wildlife is lurking everywhere. Went out...More

2  Thank William J
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

We were staying in the area & wondered "what that building was up there", so we drove over & took a tour. Free tours are offered on certain days at certain times (call ahead for days/times, as it can vary depending on performance schedules). The...More

2  Thank Teresa G
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Have gone twice in 2 months to see shows and very pleased both times. Seats 500 patrons, so not a bad seat in the house, sat 7 rows back and center both times and Great Seats! Had dinner there before and good basic buffet meal.

1  Thank Mark L
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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Took my mom and cousin to Ruidoso. This was a perfect place to stop. Tuesday and Thursday tour was informative, the glass work impressive and the stage was incredible, most events are on the weekend so we will be back for a show! The walls...More

2  Thank Sueboren
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

Charlie Brown Christmas was a great show, the theater has some amazing glass art. GPS was not very helpful getting us there - some street lights and more obvious signage would be helpful. The seats are not on an incline for the first few rows...More

1  Thank TProvencio
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Two different visits, first a tour of the facility which was quite enlightening and very educational. This is a truly "state of the art" theater which has been rated high enough to "tech" productions, which means get them ready to perform on Broadway and also...More

1  Thank HEKneale
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

It is a spectacular looking building as you approach with the Sacramento mountains as a back drop. The Theater itself is "state of the art.." It seats 514 patrons. The acoustics are remarkable. Attending a performance there is an experience not to be forgotten easily....More

1  Thank Minnie V
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

What a lovely surprise to find this highly regarded theatre in rural New Mexico. There is many a city who would love something so lovely and incredible. The architect, Antoine Predock, is to be highly commended for not just his vision but the attention to...More

1  Thank Carla R
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Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

This is a stunning venue - hands down the best theater in New mexico. It's season lineup is often hit or miss, with a lot of shows being iffy lately. Definitely look into the show before you go. Otherwise, this is a great place to...More

1  Thank kylerbullock
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

I love this place. As soon as you see it, you know its something special. The location is beautiful too. Inside, its super high tech and state of the art. This is not some refurbished movie theater. This is a world class venue for all...More

1  Thank reidjohnf
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603delbertt
May 31, 2018|
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Response from William J | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much scattered throughout the year. They have website with all their shows.
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mandspad
September 1, 2017|
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Response from ravensnest89 | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code but it sure is nice getting dressed up once in awhile.
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Mary H
July 1, 2017|
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Response from altitude80 | Reviewed this property |
check their website!
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