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Black Hills Playhouse

24834 S Playhouse Rd, Custer, SD 57730-8328
+1 605-255-4141
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Fun to see shows here

I saw two shows last year, and had a good time. Shows were fun, and you can bring a picnic for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
plains16
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Rapid City, South Dakota
Fantastic play house

This is the first time we visited the play house and we weren't disappointed. Acting was great... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Marlys R
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Generations of playgoers have been delighted by this gem of a theater located near Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse in Custer State Park. This professional theatre, affiliated with the University of South Dakota, but managed by the Black Hills Playhouse, Inc has played since 1946 and is one of the oldest, continuously running summer stock programs in the country. Four to five incredible productions play throughout the summer Tuesday through Sunday. Descriptions and ratings of shows available at website. Beautiful picnic grounds, pre-order picnics, and concessions available. Park pass required on car for entry.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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24834 S Playhouse Rd, Custer, SD 57730-8328
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+1 605-255-4141
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I saw two shows last year, and had a good time. Shows were fun, and you can bring a picnic for before hand and intermission, or grab some concession. Remember your park pass

Thank plains16
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This is the first time we visited the play house and we weren't disappointed. Acting was great. Setting was beautiful. Plan on attending next summer when we return to the Hills.

Thank Marlys R
Linda A, General Manager at Black Hills Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks so much for your review Marlys! We look forward to seeing you next year!

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Great theater available during the summer tourist season. Fine performances in a unique setting. Come visit this theater as you are passing by the area

Thank mike p
Linda A, General Manager at Black Hills Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thanks so much Mike for your review. We appreciate you!

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My wife have been to two plays this year and typically purchase season tickets. The play currently opening last night "Frankenstein" is just the best. We also enjoyed the previous play " ---Pirates ---" was also excellent but some people said they had a hard...More

Thank somanyfoods
Reviewed 28 March 2017

My husband and I went to every show offered in the summer of 2016. It is a bit of a commitment to make the time, but well worth the effort. As we drove to the Playhouse, we both had time to unwind from our hectic...More

Thank ddrewlerdal
Linda A, General Manager at Black Hills Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thanks so much for your review! We are so happy you enjoyed the 2016 season and you're right, 2017 will be incredible as well! Looking forward to seeing you this summer:)

Reviewed 18 January 2017

The plays at the Playhouse are very good and the setting is marvelous. Be sure to bring a jacket for the cool evenings.

Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Attended a performance of "Shipwrecked " on 21 August and the play was interesting enough but the CCC camp setting in the heart of the Black Hills is fantastic. Worth a visit - especially if you are a theater person (we aren't but it was...More

Thank msgtp
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Loved the atmosphere at the Black Hills Playhouse. The show was great too. Looking forward to attending again.

Thank Tammy R
Reviewed 12 August 2016

When we vacation I am always looking for a night time activity to fill one of the evenings. The Black Hills Playhouse fit the bill! The night we were there we saw "Nunsense" and at parts I laughed until I cried. It was hilarious! The...More

Thank mjwbnw
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Saw The Addams Family...nice cast, great attendants who were welcoming and informative and gorgeous theatre!

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loveeating65
26 April 2017|
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Response from Linda A | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks for your inquiry! This is an indoor 327-seat theatre with air conditioning.
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Kayla R
15 June 2016|
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Response from Linda A | Property representative |
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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