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1891 Fredonia Opera House

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Address: 9 Church St, Fredonia, NY 14063-1842
Phone Number: 716-679-0891
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Tue - Fri 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Great historical venue.

Beautiful, historical building/theater. Many shows,movies, operas and more screened here. We saw Jersey Boys (the movie). Always looking for opportunities to come here for a show.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Fredonia, New York
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Fredonia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful, historical building/theater. Many shows,movies, operas and more screened here. We saw Jersey Boys (the movie). Always looking for opportunities to come here for a show.

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South Park Township, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We were there for the Bach and Beyond music fest for three days. Every seat is great. It's beautifully restored. The acoustics are perfect for classical music. We were even treated to a quick private pre-concert tour by Rick Davis, the venue's executive director, who gave us an excellent of the history of the building and shared with us the... More 

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Fredonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

One of the best kept secrets in WNY. The 1891 opera House has been restored to its beautiful original purpose and features plays, shows, concerts, movies, meetings, tours and more. It is efficiently managed by the staff and is always friendly and welcoming to visitors of all ages.

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Fredonia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Our family has attended many shows at the Opera House, Including Peter Yarrow (formerly of Peter, Paul and Mary). It is a beautifully restored facility with excellent care to both the setting and the quality of shows it brings.

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Silver Creek, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Love to go here for movie night. Best view from front row balcony. The movies are tasteful and the staff is very friendly. Live shows are also a delight and I have gone to a couple of weddings there as well. A plus for the community.

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Fredonia, New York, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Excellent!!! I have gone many times to this restored old opera house for movies, live performances, and live via satellite shows from London and the ny met. It is beautifully restored ( most work done by volunteers) with brass fixtures, chandelier and velvet like seating. The opera performances via satellite are fabulous!! I have taken my grandchildren several times to... More 

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Thank Judi W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The village enjoys a variety of entertainment venues here; Rick Davis who directs the assortment of talent has won awards for his management.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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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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