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The Butte Theatre

139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-6402
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Went for TA musical.

Was wonderful, took family there for a matinee performance of "The Toxic Avenger Musical". The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michael G
Cripple Creek, Colorado
Toxic Avenger......WOW!!

What a fabulous show! Amazing actors and fantastic music and singing....this show is just so much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sally R
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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 The Thin Air Theatre Company, a production company that produces many genres of professional theatre, with an emphasis on Cripple Creek's beloved tradition of Classic Melodrama.
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139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-6402
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Was wonderful, took family there for a matinee performance of "The Toxic Avenger Musical". The performance was spectacular & the theatre itself is beautiful. Clean, well kept, friendly & knowledgeable staff. Have been there numerous times over the years with family, friends, co-workers, etc... Always...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fabulous show! Amazing actors and fantastic music and singing....this show is just so much fun! We have been to The Butte Theater many times. In fact, we rarely miss a show. If you want to see professional quality performances in a historic theater...More

Thank Sally R
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The show 'After Dark" with the Olio was one of the best we have ever seen anywhere in over 50 years of going to smaller theater productions. The theater it's self is well kept and interesting to see especially if your a history buff. These...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Enjoyed the afternoon show and Olio. The theatre is actually quite nice and in excellent condition considering the overall age. Concessions are reasonably priced and the talent is quite good for a 'local' troupe. The fact that they bring in students from some of the...More

Thank AverageJoe55
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We love the comedies at Butte Theatre in Cripple Creek. We especially like the plays with Olio's after the play. We recently saw the Nerd, it was cute with the boo's for the villains and cheers for the good guys. The audience really gets into...More

Thank Judith K
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We loved the production of "Annie Get Your Gun"! The cast were fabulous singers and actors! It felt like we had gone back in time with the historical theater and the production was very well done! We will return! Our only complaint was that we...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We came to Cripple Creek to watch 2 shows this past weekend. As always, we were not disappointed. We love the shows at the Butte, each one is wonderful.

Thank gon2disland
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

LOVED this live theater! We went to shows both nights we were in town and this was one of the highlights of our trip. Both performances were excellent, full of amazing talent both in acting and singing. All seats are good as it is a...More

Thank Texasmom04
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Last Saturday our family of eight visited Cripple Creek and went to the Butte Theater to see the melodrama, AFTER DARK. The actors were so talented! We were thoroughly entertained the whole evening. We also enjoyed the Olio after the show. We loved the songs!...More

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Our first night saw the Melodrama "After Dark". We laughed so hard and enjoyed the show 100%. The actors are so good, and you can tell they enjoy they're art. We enjoyed the show so much we saw "Annie Get Your Gun". That show exceeded...More

Thank lisajames98
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