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The Butte Theatre

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Address: 139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO 80813
Phone Number: +1 719-689-6402
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The Butte Opera House is an 1890's era theater refurbished for modern use....

The Butte Opera House is an 1890's era theater refurbished for modern use. Owned and operated by the City of Cripple Creek, the Butte hosts both community and professional performing arts events throughout the year. The Butte is the proud home of The Thin Air Theatre Company, a production company that produces many genres of professional theatre, with an emphasis on Cripple Creek's beloved tradition of Classic Melodrama.

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Every year the Butte Theater give awesome performances of originally scripted and produced Classic Musical Theater. They discover new talent asn groom countless future great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2015
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Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Every year the Butte Theater give awesome performances of originally scripted and produced Classic Musical Theater. They discover new talent asn groom countless future great actors on a old Opera theater stage in an old mining town turned Popular Tourist Attraction in a gorgeous mountain setting. Great theater great plays awesome management asn cast. Greatest live theater value in the... More 

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Rose Hill, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

I didn't know what to expect for I haven't been to Cripple Creek before. They put on a first class production. Great singing and acting. We saw "In To The Woods" and I recommend it for families.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Attended a performance and was very impressed with theatre, staff and professionalism of actors. This is a review of the venue, as shows change all the time. We sat in back left about 3 rows in. View was excellent. We were able to hear every actors' word. Popcorn was wonderful. Prices were fair. Seating was comfortable. Temperature was comfortable. Restrooms... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

My wife and I attended the Foul Play show last night and we had a great time. We ended up sitting with the city manager and his wife. They were a lot of fun. We are going back to see into the wood on July 11 for my wife's birthday

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

We attended the performance on Donkey Days evening. The cast was excellent and the play was very well done. The Olio at the end was so well done into the play that it took you awhile to figure out how they had spun it do smoothly into the play itself. I think that this was one of the best plays... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Went to see "Foul Play " last night great show! These actors always do a great job. For such a small theater you get drawn into the show and can feel like you are there! Massive talent and fun time for all!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2015

My wife and I never miss a show. Super talented people. We are looking forward to this summers shows!

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Thank MountainLarry
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2014

I was not a big theatre fan or even musical fan at all. I'd prefer a blood guts and glory movie at home with some cold beer. My wife asked me to go to this theatre and I said yes in supporting her Christmas spirit. We went and saw "Winter Wonderland". At first I was like what the heck have... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

I take my wife to this nice little theatre at least once a year if possible. We enjoy the professionalism of all troop and staff and love the Cripple Creek area. The only sub-par seating (which is still good seats) is the very outside edge tables, other than that all seats are good. We prefer the inside edge tables so... More 

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Canon City, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2014

Attended the Thin Air Theater Company's Halloween melodrama ("Sherlock Holmes and the Cripple Creek Ripper") and Olio at the Butte Theater on Oct. 30th. As always, the production was wonderful, and the Olio a lot of fun. It never ceases to amaze me how exceptionally talented this small theater company is and what a great job they do with the... More 

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