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Address: 100 High Ave, Oshkosh, WI 54901-4809
Phone Number: +1 920-424-2350
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The Grand Opera House is a historic opera house located at the corner of...

The Grand Opera House is a historic opera house located at the corner of High Avenue and Market Street in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. It was built in 1883, and has since undergone two renovations. The first renovation took place during the 1980s and the second in 2009. The theater was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. The Grand is owned by the City of Oshkosh and leased to and operated by the non-profit Oshkosh Opera House Foundation.

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Crystal Bowersox concert

The opera house was beautiful, the show was excellent. The volunteers at the Grand Opera House were very welcoming and attentive. Wonderful experience!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Altoona, Wisconsin
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Altoona, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The opera house was beautiful, the show was excellent. The volunteers at the Grand Opera House were very welcoming and attentive. Wonderful experience!

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An historic building lovingly restored by the people of Oshkosh. The seats are a bit smallish, because they are the original ones and people were, well, smaller back then. If you're a little larger, it would be a good idea to purchase a box seat. The acoustics are fantastic.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We enjoyed a performance of "The Spitfire Grill" here and thoroughly enjoyed the show. The theater is smaller and we enjoyed the quaintness of it. Our only complaint was that an usher allowed a couple to be seated in the front row after the lights had gone down and the opening scene had started. It definitely interrupted the flow and... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

What a beautiful opera house. It's great that this place has been preserved. We saw The Spitfire Grill performance. Very talented actors and a wonderful way to spend the evening. I plan to return to see other performances.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Great programming, great Grand lounge, easy to access, very affordable tickets, welcoming and helpful volunteers.

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Thank Nancy C
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The Grand Opera house is a cultural and historical staple in Oshkosh. They often have local theatre groups perform plays, and they all do a great job. I would definitely recommend this as a "night out", you won't be disappointed.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Everyone comments about the wonderful programs, but, the historical value to the city of Oshkosh is worth exploring. Opera houses were common in the 19th Century - Oshkosh had several - until the city of Rockford, Illinois built a beautiful opera house. Of course, Oshkosh wanted to also have one and with a great amount of political and economic wrangling... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This beautifully restored theater hosts many amazing events throughout the year. I love seeing The Oshkosh Symphony, Alpin Hong, The Oshkosh Community Players, just to name a few. Tickets are very reasonable priced for the quality of shows they have. Also, visiting the Grand Lounge before or after the shows for a beverage is a real treat. They have a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

The Grand is a gem! The acoustics are incredible you are always close to the performance! Whether the performance is by a local theater group or national or international group it is always a treat!

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The 2 shows I have watched at this venue were wonderful, but didn't compare to the beauty of the old building and unique touches throughout! The ceiling has beautiful paintings and the light fixtures are wonderful! My only negative comment is that if you are a tall individual you might have issues with leg space. But the charm makes it... More 

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