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Wonderful show located at Custer State Park

Stopped by to see the musical Oklahoma and the musical was one of the best I have ever seen. The... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
jmsmeljoe
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Dayton, Ohio
A wonderful night!

What a find.....fabulous theatre, nestled in a gorgeous Black Hills location. We saw Game's Afoot... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Michele Z
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Generations of playgoers have been delighted by this gem of a seasonal summer stock theater located near Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse in Custer State Park. This professional theatre has played since 1946 from June through mid August, and is one of...more
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24834 S Playhouse Rd, Custer, SD 57730-8328
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

Stopped by to see the musical Oklahoma and the musical was one of the best I have ever seen. The performers were very talented and never missed a step. Would definitely recommend it as a positive experience.

Thank jmsmeljoe
Linda A, General Manager at Black Hills Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review. We were so happy you stopped by!

Reviewed August 21, 2018

What a find.....fabulous theatre, nestled in a gorgeous Black Hills location. We saw Game's Afoot. It had me engaged from beginning to end. Acting was top rate. Didn't stop laughing. It was a wonderful and special night. This theatre and troupe are not to miss.

Thank Michele Z
Linda A, General Manager at Black Hills Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Thank you for your kind review!

Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We’d never been here before but out friends had. The theater is small, but everyone from the young men directing parking to the concession workers, and box office personnel were very friendly. Different plays are offered during the summer. We were at opening night of...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

There is no such thing as a bad seat in this theater. The plays are excellent this year. We attended the first two.

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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We have enjoyed the playhouse for many years. We make an evening of it by dining at one of the lodges, prior to the play. We have seen some wonderful productions. But the last 3 years have been a total disappointment. The biggest factor is...More

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Linda A, General Manager at Black Hills Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Dear Patron: We are sorry that you had a disappointing experience. We are wondering where you were sitting as this is generally not the experience of most patrons. If you would like to identify yourself and the part of the house you were sitting in...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018

Saw "Oklahoma" and thought it was well done. Parking is a bit dicey but not terrible. The drive there can be a bit of anise as GPS doesn't work so well. Drive home after dark can be a bit daunting so take your time.More

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Linda A, General Manager at Black Hills Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 2, 2018

Randy: Thanks so much for your review. We do recommend that people look at the LOCATION information on our website which has detailed driving instructions from many Hills communities to help them out. And, yes, we do encourage that people enjoy the drive and scenery...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018

Website should advise people that it costs $20 to go to Custer State Park - makes the cost of the evening more than it is worth. Routes from Rockerville should be marked more clearly.More

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Linda A, General Manager at Black Hills Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Dear Linda: It is true that we are located in a State Park which requires fees for entrance. We're sorry you had a disappointing experience because you didn't realize this fact! We do our best to help people with what to expect. There is a...More

Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

We saw the musical Oklahoma at the end of July. Our entire family had a great time. The cast was great and the venue, although tricky to find, was really cool.

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Linda A, General Manager at Black Hills Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Thanks so much for your review!

Reviewed July 29, 2018

Going to the Black Hills Play house has always been a treat for us ! The actors, singers, choreography, directors, setting and SO much more always make a trip here so worthwhile. This year, so far, we have attended the Putnam County Spelling Bee and...More

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Linda A, General Manager at Black Hills Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Julie, Thank you for your kind review. We feel the same way at the end of the season. It come so quickly! Thanks for your decades of support. We really love our patrons!

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Amazing little playhouse with a wonderful group of people!! I enjoyed the beginning where the cast members came into the crowd and chatted with audience. It was a little warm inside the playhouse but nothing horrible! We sat in balcony and had the best view!...More

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loveeating65
April 25, 2017|
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Hello! Thanks for your inquiry! This is an indoor 327-seat theatre with air conditioning.
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It is a good idea to have reservations so you get the best seat, but not always necessary. Thursday through Sunday tend to be busiest days, especially during musicals. Best way to get the schedule is to visit our... More
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