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Rosebud Theatre

110-1st Ave W, Rosebud, Alberta T0J 2T0, Canada
+1 800-267-7553
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Always worth the trip for excellent theatre

My husband and I saw the production The Spitfire Grill after the brunch served at the Mercantile... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marjorie S
via mobile
Delighted to attend a show

A professional musician from Wales, I was taken to Rosebud by Canadian friends with whom I was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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Nestled in a cozy river valley just one hour east of Calgary or 25 minutes west of Drumheller, Rosebud is home to Alberta's largest rural professional theatre, Rosebud Theatre. This vibrant tourist and fine arts attraction is visited by over thirty thousand people every year. Escape to Rosebud for a relaxing game of golf, art galleries, eclectic shopping, sumptuous dining, peaceful accommodations and casual camping. With plays running from March to December, Rosebud offers an "adventure of the heart".
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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110-1st Ave W, Rosebud, Alberta T0J 2T0, Canada
+1 800-267-7553
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I saw the production The Spitfire Grill after the brunch served at the Mercantile. Brunch was a similar buffet to the evening meal and had a good variety of dishes and desserts. Although the performance is a musical, as the program notes...More

Thank Marjorie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A professional musician from Wales, I was taken to Rosebud by Canadian friends with whom I was staying in Calagary. I had little idea of what to expect but I loved this delightful little hamlet in the middle of the praire. We had a lovely...More

Thank meopi76
Reviewed 1 week ago

Over the years we had attended several Dinner Theatre Productions, not one has disappointed!! Rosebud Theatre has some truly talented performers and musicians. We just saw "The Spitfire Grill" and it was wonderful -- the ambience of Rosebud just adds to a totally enjoyable experience....More

Thank panbk4g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing and very moving. Easy to understand why the script won a Pulitzer Prize. Close proximity to the actor which brings the emotion of the play to you personally.

Thank George E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rosebud has consistent very good performances. We have attended plays at Rosebud on several occasions and have never been disappointed. Our most recent visit included attending "An Almost Holy Picture" which is a one person play, "The Spitfire Grill" which was a lively musical and...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went to see The Spitfire Grill. We are generally not too excited about musicals. When the production started and I realized that this was a musical, I was a little disappointed that I hadn't done enough research into what I was...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here to the Rosebud Dinner Theater as we had heard many good things about this place. We wanted to enjoy some live entertainment and try out the dinner meal. The meal was a buffet style which was quite good. They have a refreshing...More

Thank firechief-JL
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We attended the Spitfire Grill and found it to be lighthearted with an unexpected twist or two. Good acting and some marvelous singing voices. A great way to spend the evening

Thank Norah K
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I think it takes a special breed of customer to like musicals. I don't and I should not have gone. but I did. I guess there was nothing wrong with the musical (Spitfire Café). The plot, kind of dumb, was unenlightening. The music, while irritating...More

Thank Grimshaw A
Reviewed 22 June 2017

To celebrate the summer solstice, we took my mother and sister to a matinee performance of the Rosebud Theatre production of The Spitfire Grill. We had never been before, and found the whole afternoon to be very enjoyable. The Rosebud Opera House is described as...More

Thank dougnorm
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Cathy N
11 August 2017|
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Response from Norah K | Reviewed this property |
Avoid jeans and tshirts,so casual business dress would be appropriate. Nothing too fancy and remember a light sweater might be helpful m
24 June 2017|
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Response from scottie552 | Reviewed this property |
You pick up your tickets at the desk in the entrance to the Mercantile building.
JoAnne D
14 September 2016|
Response from Mark L | Property representative |
Matinee meals start being served at 11 am. There is no set seating time. Give yourself at least an hour to enjoy the meal. If you come earlier in the meal time, you'll have time to check out the gift shops, museum, art... More