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Pocahontas County Opera House

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The Marvelous Wonderettes

We went to see this show Saturday night. We were expecting it to be a bit amateurish since it was... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2017
Parkersburg, West Virginia
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Ladies for Liberty at the Opera House.....

The Opera House is 110 years old. It has been many different things in the 110 years. Started out... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
Marlinton, West Virginia
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Aug 15, 2017
“The Marvelous Wonderettes”
May 28, 2017
“Ladies for Liberty at the Opera House.....”
The Opera House is Pocahontas County’s premier music hall and performing arts center. An intimate venue, with seating for 250, the Opera House is part of the West Virginia Historic Theatre Trail. Its annual performance series brings more than a...more
818 3rd Ave, Marlinton, WV 24954-1016
+1 304-799-6645
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Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

We went to see this show Saturday night. We were expecting it to be a bit amateurish since it was local regional theater but were surprised. It was a wonderful production and we enjoyed it very much. The Opera House is beautiful. The admission price...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Buchanan1978
Reviewed May 28, 2017

The Opera House is 110 years old. It has been many different things in the 110 years. Started out as a private owned theater. It later served as a lumber store.....I recall going there with my grandfather and driving into the building to purchase wood....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank DaveVWV
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

In addition to hosting a ton of events, the Opera House can be rented out for special occasions. I had my wedding reception here and everyone commented in how neat of a place it was.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank boombostic
Reviewed July 30, 2016

The Pocahontas County Opera House is a community project which has paid off wonderfully for the residents of this scenically spectacular Allegheny Mountain area as well as folks who are lucky enough to visit. We've seen great concerts - the Avett brothers before they broke...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Gibbs K
Reviewed September 9, 2015

The Opera House is a lovely little venue for performances or craft fairs or any gathering. Almost Shaker in its simplicity it's just a nice space to share and enjoy community activities. May it last another hundred years.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank ted w
Reviewed August 5, 2015

very nice old building with history and friendly people working together for the community. Many a talented person started here.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Brian D
Reviewed October 23, 2014

The interior of the building is nostalgic and charming, much different from the larger theaters and centers. We were surprised to find this place in such a small town. We saw one of our Bluegrass favorites; "Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers" and we enjoyed...More

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank wv_travelersX3
Reviewed October 1, 2014

The inside of the opera house is classic 1909 architecture with beautiful tin ceilings and wrap around balcony. Also in the front they had pictures taken of the area, circa 1950's that made you realize how far technology and farming have come in the last...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank travelingwvgirl
Reviewed June 4, 2014

Phenomenal acoustics, great history, helpful staff. Shows are not terribly frequent, but they're always quality.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank WildNWonderful86
Reviewed November 15, 2013

Took friends from Richmond to the Opera House on November 2 to see Larry Keel and the Natural Bridge. We had a blast. Second time there for a bluegrass concert and can't wait to go back!

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Steve O
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