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Address: 140 E Railroad St, Sandwich, IL 60548-2181
Phone Number: +1 815-786-2555
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Beautiful Historic Facility

Missed the performances but enjoyed the guided tour through this magnificent historic landmark. This is a must see place for anyone interested in small venue quality performances.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 March 2016
JohnMFreeborn
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Missed the performances but enjoyed the guided tour through this magnificent historic landmark. This is a must see place for anyone interested in small venue quality performances.

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Thank JohnMFreeborn
Sugar Grove, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Very nice experience for a good price. Nice old theatre.The acting was very good. Very friendly helpful staff too.

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Thank Realisticamper
Marion, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is one of those success stories that come along in the world of preservation. The theatre here is small, intimate and quite charming. I can't see how one could have a bad seat for just about any kind of a program. The staff was very helpful and pleasant and is largely made up of community volunteers. If a question... More 

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Thank Brian M
Sandwich, Illinois
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

Went to a Patsy Cline and johnny Cash show which was great. Most performers interact with the audience. People even dance in the isles when music is such. Most shows only cost $25.

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Thank diane9013
Sandwich, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

The Sandwich Opera House is a community hub. It is a beautiful historic building that has interesting and entertaining events! I am a volunteer there and I just love it!

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Thank sheila60548
Somonauk, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

A old Historic Opera House (Restored). Has Plays and Concerts. Inexpensive, Entertaining and Fun. Great Night Out.

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Thank John R
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2013 via mobile

No crowds, free parking, great balcony seats, charming old opera house. Fun community theatre "Arsenic and Old Lace" on a lazy Sunday afternoon. Only $12 admission. What's not to love. Probably not exciting for the youngsters, but for old timers like me a treat. Walk a street over for a delicious, inexpensive Mexican dinner.

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Thank Barbara E
Sheridan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013

I was there for a Weight Watcher meeting - they still have the bars on the cells on the one side of the building. It kind of creeps you out - I guess they say it is haunted.

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2012

We went to see a community theater play. The building itself is quite interesting. It is a small theater and we sat in the front row of the balcony and very much enjoyed our evening. Went once before and got stuck behind a pole on the main floor. The enterainment was good community theater ... not great, but certainly an... More 

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DeKalb, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2012

Any time I have gone to the Sandwich opera House, I have enjoyed the performance. I love this historic building.

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Thank Denise H

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