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The Mauch Chunk Opera House

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Address: 14 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-1932
Phone Number: +1 570-325-0249
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Noted in National Geographic Traveler for its superb acoustics, the 1881...

Noted in National Geographic Traveler for its superb acoustics, the 1881 Opera House was an important stop on the old Vaudeville circuit. Today's schedule is diverse, from folk, rock, classical, and jazz. Recent renovations include a new steel roof, sound system and theater seats. Relaxed, intimate and all seats have a great view. The Opera House is located in the heart of Jim Thorpe's historic district, just a quick stroll to pubs, restaurants, lodging and shops.

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A Walk in Time

Going to the Mauch Chunk Opera house takes you back to a time when things were simple. Having just seen a concert there featuring a tribute band of Simon & Garfunkel the venue was... read more

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Bethlehem
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Going to the Mauch Chunk Opera house takes you back to a time when things were simple. Having just seen a concert there featuring a tribute band of Simon & Garfunkel the venue was just perfect. The opera house which dates back to 1881 is a great piece of history and a great place to see a concert or a... More 

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Towson, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here both Friday and Saturday night. Blues on Friday and 70s music on Saturday. Cost $25 per person Great value. Beer, wine and liquor available. Did I mention that Jim Thorpe is a great place to visit . 8 pm til about 10 plus .

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Orefield, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great time seeing The Band there. Wonderful to have some complimentary catering. Bar offerings were limited but welcome. Ceiling is peeling, but that's part of its charm. Very from the balcony was incredible!

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Boothwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Opera House at Jim Thorpe is beautiful. The sounds are wonderful.The building is very old, but it is a great place to go see a concert or show.

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Boyertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The staff and the performance at the opera house was terrific. We have enjoyed the shows so much, we have returned for different shows.

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Medford Lakes, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We saw Eaglemania last weekend. The show was great!!!! We have been to the Mauch Chunk before and it is always good. Love the atmosphere.

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Canton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of history and lots of events. This is a really neat place. They serve snacks and shops are inside the premises.

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Scranton to San Francisco
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We saw this show as a last minute "why not?" and were thorough entertained. I loved John Denver back in the day and never got to see him. If you have a chance, see this show! He plays a lot of favorites and has an amazing collection of his own music. The Mauch Chunk Opera House was a great place... More 

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Weve seen 2 WA concerts here and both were good. Fun to be in an old theater and a very relaxed atmosphere. We had seats on the lower balcony both times & the acoustics were great & full view of the show. People were rockin'!

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This place is the best! We always see whoever is playing when we are in town. They never disappoint! Whoever books these shows knows what they are doing. Coco was a fantastic talent and played two awesome sets. The crowd loved him. It was a great time. Whoever is playing get tickets!

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