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The Days of '98 Show

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Address: 6th and Broadway, Skagway, AK 99840
Phone Number: +1 907-983-2545
Fee: Yes

Skagway's "The Days of '98 Show with Soapy Smith"! - The Longest...

Skagway's "The Days of '98 Show with Soapy Smith"! - The Longest Running show in the north! Since 1923, The Days of '98 show has stupefied and bedazzled audiences with the tale of Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith, Alaska's most notorious outlaw. Soapy reigned over Skagway during the wildest days of the Klondike Gold Rush, and this colorful vaudevillian musical recounts his incredible life and dramatic demise! With can-can dancers, ragtime music, riotous humor, and the great con-man himself, Soapy Smith, this show is a treat for the whole family!

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great play to learn skagway history.

The actors were fun, the music at the start was great. Enjoyed the play, also do the bus tour sold next to the playhouse.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Dale N
Oakdale, California
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Oakdale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The actors were fun, the music at the start was great. Enjoyed the play, also do the bus tour sold next to the playhouse.

Thank Dale N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun, as well as educational show, with audience participation. I definitely recommend seeing it!

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Arnprior, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This show was quite entertaining at times. There was storytelling, singing and dancing During the show.

Thank Fay T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a musical live stage show, chronicling the story of "Soapy" Smith, a rascal bar tender in the days of '98. Lots of fun and humor. Don't sit too close to the front, or you may become part of the show! Definitely a "must do" when visiting Skagway!

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Lakebay, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

A clever show with some history and fun. Actors are fun and very entertaining! Would recommend if in Skagway!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Our group of four was visiting Skagway as part of our cruise. Walking around town we accidentally saw that this show was being performed. Intrigued we decided to treat ourselves to it. Seems that The Days of '98 Show is a long running vaudevillian musical, since 1923. This is a lively and humorous retelling of the tale of Soapy Smith,... More 

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Carpintera, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

The musical live stage show is based on legendary "Soapy" Smith from the 1890's. I was one of the audience who participated, doing the Can Can on stage with three saloon girls!! Our cruise ship local advisor recommended this attraction and we weren't disappointed.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

This was a fun evening. The actresses especially did an awesome job. Their costumes were great as well.

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Broomfield, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Had a fun time watching, and to some degree participating, in this musical telling of some Skagway history. The cast is very talented, it's an enjoyable way to spend an hour.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

The Days of 98 show in Skagway is an extremely well-done Broadway (Skagway) musical, professionally written, directed, choreographed and produced. Skagway being a small town, I became very friendly with the cast, running into them all over town. If you visit, it's a MUST-SEE. Here are pics of the show, and a picture of them I took a few minutes... More 

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