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Address: 131 West German Street, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
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+1 304-876-3704

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How many towns still have an opera house? I mean a real, old-fashioned, this-used-to-be-where-the-action-is opera house? Not many, that's for sure. The furnishings are kind of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Shepherdstown, West Virginia

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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

How many towns still have an opera house? I mean a real, old-fashioned, this-used-to-be-where-the-action-is opera house? Not many, that's for sure. The furnishings are kind of beat, of course: They have to be. It's an opera house. And by the way, the chairs are mostly overstuffed and just so comfy. Get a beer or something a tad stronger on the... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was traveling with my wife and were looking for fun and entertaining venues for either music, theater and entertainment. We left several messages on their answering machine inquiring and leaving a call back number as we were excited to see what they offered. However no response and no reply ever. Their message did not say they were closed and their... More 

Thank Scott W
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 

Thank David R
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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 

Thank flowerdreamer
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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 

Thank vegwell
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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14 attraction reviews
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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 

Thank VaBene001
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14 attraction reviews
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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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40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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.

2 Thank Mary C
Martinsburg, West Virginia
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80 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
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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312 reviews
277 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
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!

1 Thank John P

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