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Old Opera House Theatre Company

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Enjoyable and funny play

Just saw the play “Looking” tonight. It is quite a drive for us to get to this theater from... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2019
donnamE304TN
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Community Theater and acting, voice, and dance lessons at their finest.

The old opera house is a wonderful theater offering great musicals plays and comedy's. The theater... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
NNilsen
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Charles Town, West Virginia
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Tucked into historic Charles Town, West Virginia is one of the area’s most charming treasures, the Old Opera House. This active playhouse is one of the oldest operating live theatres in the state of West Virginia. First opened in 1911 and operated...more
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204 N George St, Charles Town, WV 25414-1504
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Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Just saw the play “Looking” tonight. It is quite a drive for us to get to this theater from Northern VA but it was worth the drive. The playhouse is delightful, seats are comfortable, good views of the stage and plenty of parking in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

The old opera house is a wonderful theater offering great musicals plays and comedy's. The theater company also offers dance voice and acting lessons. Seether has been newly renovated with Lighting and Sound which website your senses

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NNilsen
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We saw a Sunday matinee of "A Comedy of Tenors" and I laughed from start to finish. I don't know about evening performances but Sunday parking was found across the street 20 minutes before curtain and it was free. The seating is cushioned and I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Cute little local theater. Nothing over the top spectacular, but they do a really good job for a small town theater. They offer dance classes and things like that as well but my kids have never participated in those so I can’t speak for that...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

We are such opera fans, that when we saw this building, we knew that we had to visit. It was opened in 1911, however, according to our guide, no opera was ever performed here. In those days, a “Theater” was a few notches below an...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

The building is small but very historic. There are a lot of nice buildings around the opera house, definitely worth a picture around.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Saw a 3PM showing of Seussical and the place was 75% full. Comfortable seating with proper leg room. Older building with less than average restroom facilities.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

This is a small venue playhouse that offers both full season productions and a summer schedule. The actors seem to be both regional and local presenting a full range of works from comedy to drama and musical. The quality of the productions vary but we...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank David K
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Although I've lived in the are for a number of years it just never worked out with my work, family and church schedule that we could attend any productions here, but we finally did last Christmas Season when we went to see The Christmas Carol!...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank rickgmail
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

The old opera house is beautiful! We enjoy watching the plays and our daughters love the dance classes. The teachers and staff are wonderful!

Date of experience: December 2016
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They have a web site that should have this. If not, best bet would be to call them.
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