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Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts

108 Spencer Dr, Hwy 220, Ruidoso, NM 88312-9559
+1 575-336-4800
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Chihuly installation is stunning!

I am a Chihuly aficionado and was surprised to learn that the theater in the small mountain town of... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
bevhearn
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Jackson, Tennessee
WONDERFUL!

We stopped in at the Spencer Theater on our way to Fort Stanton. I'm so glad we did. Martha was... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Graciekat
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Dallas, Texas
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A 514-seat landmark performing arts center near Ruidoso, NM, designed by Antoine Predock featuring a major touring Broadway, dance or musical performance, on the average, every 11 days year round. Four major glass installations by Dale Chihuly. Tours Tue & Thu at 10 a.m.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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108 Spencer Dr, Hwy 220, Ruidoso, NM 88312-9559
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

I am a Chihuly aficionado and was surprised to learn that the theater in the small mountain town of Ruidoso offered such a beautiful opportunity to its residents and visitors. We stopped by and received a mini-tour because we were unable to get there at...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in at the Spencer Theater on our way to Fort Stanton. I'm so glad we did. Martha was working at the front and gave us a brief tour. She was very friendly & knowledgeable! What a magnificent facility. We will definitely be back...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Great place, good events, highly recommended. Check schedule for events. A little out of the way, but worth it

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

First class New York style shows held periodically at the Spencer theater. Shows are second to none. Great food great drinks. Definitely a wonderful evening at the Spencer theater.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We attended the Spencer Theater on Saturday Feb 11, 2017. The performance was The Carpenters Tribute featuring Michelle Whited. It was great. He voice was very much like Karen Carpenter and the band was great although the lead guitar tended to get drown out. The...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Just can not say enough about how lucky the Ruidoso/Alto area is to have such a great facility as the Spencer. Every one of the seats are good and the entertainment is always first class. Put this on you list of things to do.

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Reviewed 27 December 2016

The Nutcracker was a great assemblage of local dancers --excellent. The Spencer Theater is a special treat anytime -- but this will be a regular Christmas tradition for us now.

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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This was our third trip to a concert at The Spencer.. the weather gave us a bit of a scare but once we saw the theater glowing on the hill we were entranced! What a beautiful facility. Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel put...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

We have been there several times. You have to go just to see the architecture of the building. Just to see the sunset . The performances have been great no matter what the genre. The acoustics are number one and it is and intimate setting....More

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

If one has a chance to go to a performance at this spectacular Theatre, GO!! We have been there 4 times as we travel to Ruidoso every Labor Day for some golf in the mountains. Houston is just too hot!! We saw a Beatles tribute...More

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mandspad
2 September 2017|
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Response from SAElle | Reviewed this property |
No dress code is in place. Comfortable and clean but maybe a step above sleeveless tee shirts (for men) and short-shorts for women is what I would suggest. And definitely shoes.
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Mary H
2 July 2017|
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Response from altitude80 | Reviewed this property |
check their website!
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Response from Ragn23 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Don't work there. Just visited last summer & saw a good show. Nice theater!
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