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My eyes watered from laughter.

There were 5 adult friends(Males and Females), who attended. We all enjoyed the storyline... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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I didn't know there was such a great venue for Live Performances

My husband and I spent the night in Cripple Creek after a nice drive to view the Fall Colors. We... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Susie K
Littleton, Colorado
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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...more
139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO 80813
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just saw the Christmas show, the acting was good, the songs well sung. I have been going to the Butte Theater for the last 8 years at Christmas. I always enjoyed going to start off my Christmas season. Only after seeing the show did my...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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The Butte T, Manager at The Butte Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. Here at The Butte we are always working to create shows that will inspire a fun and interactive experience for our audience. We're sorry to hear that you had a negative experience at this year's Holiday Show! You are absolutely...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There were 5 adult friends(Males and Females), who attended. We all enjoyed the storyline, performance, and the Christmas Olio! We have decided to make this a Holiday outing each year, and are going to check out the schedule to see other shows throughout the year.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pkgordon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment you enter The Butte, you feel welcomed by genial staff, and can anticipate a good time. We watched a melodrama based on the boxing career of Jack Dempsey with an olio after the play. The actors and actresses sold the refreshments and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Live theater is one of those things you don't know you are missing until you go! The Butte Theater is a fun venue-not too big and not too small with a wonderful historic look to it. Plush red velvet theater seats and gold trim on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

My husband and I spent the night in Cripple Creek after a nice drive to view the Fall Colors. We decided at the last minute to go to the play at the Butte Theater....Rocky Horror Picture Show. It was so fun! The actors were spot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Susie K
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This was an amazing venue and had a great time the size of the theater allows for a very personal experience it was my 1st ever play I had attended and I will definitely be attending more was a fantastic experience and I would recommend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

My friends and I caught the Saturday afternoon showing of the Rocky Horror Show at the Butte Theater. It was a fabulous way to spend an afternoon in Cripple Creek. The whole cast was wonderful. The theater itself was beautiful. I would love to see...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jayvee11
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I have seen a number of great shows here in the last few months and simply LOVE this place. The decor is spectacular and classy. They have a bar you can buy drinks from while enjoying the show. The theater group that they are hosting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Friends and I saw The Rocky Horror Picture Show. The actors did an amazing job. The sound came through clear, but not too loud. During intermission, the actors where the bartenders. The writers and the actors did an amazing job with recreating the original movie...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve seen plays and musicals and they are the best! You would spend big bucks in the cities and would not see this much talent! They are the best and it’s right here locally in Colorado!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Tiffany P
28 June 2018|
Response from The Butte T | Property representative |
Hi there! I highly recommend Row D or Row G. These rows are raised, so you get the best view! However, the theater is nice and small, so there really isn't a bad seat in the house.
21 June 2018|
Response from MikeJay14 | Property representative |
Hi there! We have two shows on Saturday, July 14. At 1pm, we will be showing our classic Melodrama and Olio, Hot Night in the Old Town. And at 7pm we'll be showing Forever Plaid. There are steps into the theater, but we have... More