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Henry Strater Theatre

699 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5423
+1 970-375-7160
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Lower your Expectations

Expecting a theatrical presentation of "The West in Story and Song" we were quite disappointed when... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacqui E
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
via mobile
a nice little local flavor

cute little show with music and cowboy poetry (I probably would've preferred more music) but it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The world-renowned Henry Strater Theatre is one of the oldest and most prestigious continually running theatres in Colorado, tallying over 47 years of quality performances.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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699 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5423
+1 970-375-7160
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expecting a theatrical presentation of "The West in Story and Song" we were quite disappointed when that included only 1 singer and 1 poet. No costumes, dance numbers, etc. The 2 older ladies were skilled in their crafts but would have been better suited for...More

Thank Jacqui E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

cute little show with music and cowboy poetry (I probably would've preferred more music) but it was a slice of the local atmosphere - don't expect broadway, but we had a fun time - dang if ya gonna do old time cowboy durango - might...More

Thank joisey-joe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful quaint theater has all the charm one would expect from a historical venue like this one. The staff is friendly and the entertainment is outstanding.

Thank RJ V
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A step back in time. Nicely remodeled, comfortable accommodations. Ate dinner on site as well. Was delicious and reasonably priced. Great location downtown for everything downtown.

Thank ark655sak
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This venue is nice but the show we saw was not. We paid $30 per ticket to see four mediocre people perform for the whole evening. It was redundant, the costumes did not change and the whole performance became boring after intermission. Drinks at the...More

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Ate dinner at the mahogany grill. Great service. The staff paid attention to every detail. The food was fantastic. Served warm and very tasty. Chocolate cake was dense and delicious l. Would definitely go here again. The dinner show had some excellent singers. Didn't enjoy...More

Thank 3,620
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Bought two dinner-show packages for the Strater Hotel Durango Western Music and Vaudeville Show without reading reviews of the show. Dinner was great (we chose the trout almondine) but the show was mostly painful to watch and we left at intermission. Hardly anyone was in...More

1  Thank David N
Reviewed 14 August 2016

My family attended the Durango Western Music & Vaudeville Show last night and we tried to be more polite than others by waiting till intermission before we got up and walked out! The theater had very few people in attendance and the few that were...More

1  Thank OKDianne
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I booked this in advance as I thought it would be something my developmentally disabled adult brother would enjoy. We had very good seats, given I booked very early. The cast were talented singers and/or musicians. The vaudville part was not terribly funny. Many of...More

2  Thank JanM16
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My family had tickets for a Saturday night show at the Theatre. We ate dinner at the Strater Hotel Mahogany Grill before the show. They actually offered to let us order dessert and they would send it over to the theatre for us. There's not...More

3  Thank Christa S
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Nancy H
27 July 2016|
Response from mthomgm | Property representative |
Nancy, Yes, tickets to our shows can be purchased in person or by calling the Box Office at 970.375.7160. The doors to the Henry Strater Theatre opens at 7:00 pm and the show starts at 7:30. Thank you and I hope you enjoy... More