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Address: 131 West German Street, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Phone Number: +1 304-876-3704
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This is an old, small theater in the heart of Shepherdstown. We have been here a few times. Once we came and heard a great band from Ashville NC. The other day we came to view a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2016
David R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is an old, small theater in the heart of Shepherdstown. We have been here a few times. Once we came and heard a great band from Ashville NC. The other day we came to view a classic movie, and we found out, to our delight, that on Mondays the movies are free! We did buy some delicious popcorn with... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This old-timey opera house in the middle of town hosts a number of different kinds of entertainment. We happened to be in town during one of the presidential debates do took advantage of their free invitation. We viewed the debate on a huge screen with like-minded individuals and had fun hooting and clapping with everyone else. We were fortunate to... More 

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vegwell
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

This was my first time visiting the Opera House and I will gladly return when they have a band that I want to see. However, the reason they got a 4 instead of a 5 is that they seem to have a major climate control problem. Went to see the Black Lillies last night. The room is charming and intimate.... More 

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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a small space, meaning that you're up close and personal with performers. Also some movies are screened here, and it's a venue for the American Conservation Film Festival in the fall. There's an awesome selection of fruit sodas plus beer and wine. But the popcorn is to die for! They melt butter on a hotplate and pour it... More 

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Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

Staying for a wine dinner at bavarian inn. BFFs son's band Empresarios was incredibly coincidentally playing at opera house. Had been there for movies but never live performance. Fun,fun evening. I had heard recordings but they were fantastic live. Check them out if you like Latin beat. The fellows were very gracious, felt they would have been that way even... More 

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Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

Visiting this theater is like stepping back in time. Whether it is an art film or live performance, it is always a special event.

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

The Opera House - a place that always makes me smile. Friendly enthusiastic employees (mostly college students) greet you, sell tickets and refreshments - and offer good advise on the best beers. We usually come for their eccletic films, but this time it was for live (very live) music - The Hillbilly Gypsies. They were over the top - and... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

We were spending a weekend here in Shepherdstown WV an asked our hotel front desk folks where would it be to have a fun evening and they suggested this place. Didn't disappoint!

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

We were spending the weekend in Shepherdstown and wanted a diversion for a Saturday night and chose the show at the Opera House. I knew by the description online that it was a little risque and it did not let me down. The Opera House is a charming small venue and they seem to pick eclectic entertainment. The show was... More 

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shepherdstown wv
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

The Opera House is entertainment central for the town - offering live music, vintage and current films in an historic environment. Sip wine, snack on fresh popcorn, bringing a cushion for the old theater seats is encouraged and a well-kept secret among locals!

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