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The Mauch Chunk Opera House

14 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-1932
+1 570-325-0249
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Free Blues Concert

2nd visit to the Opera House for free concert with Danielle Nicole and band. Great sound and... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Marilyn F
Love this venue!!

Every act enjoyable. Every seat a good one! Acoustics are phenomenal! Drinks and light fare... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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Noted in National Geographic Traveler for its superb acoustics, the 1881 Opera House was an important stop on the old Vaudeville circuit. Today's schedule is diverse, from folk, rock, classical, and jazz. Recent renovations include a new steel roof, sound system and theater seats. Relaxed, intimate and all seats have a great view. The Opera House is located in the heart of Jim Thorpe's historic district, just a quick stroll to pubs, restaurants, lodging and shops.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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14 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-1932
+1 570-325-0249
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

2nd visit to the Opera House for free concert with Danielle Nicole and band. Great sound and energetic, enthusiastic show. 2 sets and encore. Not a bad seat, but center balcony has great views and terrific sound.

Thank Marilyn F
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Every act enjoyable. Every seat a good one! Acoustics are phenomenal! Drinks and light fare available at fantastic prices!

Thank smithpatrick2017
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is a very old and charming place to go see a show. Every seat is good. Friendly people in a friendly town

Thank schmenge400
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to see a show!!! Great atmosphere & sound. We will definitely be back.Rubik Cube put on a great show...

Thank hog5757
Reviewed 19 February 2017

A very nice place to see a show. The acoustics are very good. Really no bad seat in the house and attracts a fun group of people that are friendly and enjoy good music. Great place to catch some music while visiting Jim Thorpe

Thank dtowntravler
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Saw a Fleetwood Mac tribute band here- not a bad seat in the house! Really fun venue to see a band. Great sound and location!

Thank 910dianel
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My wife and I truly love going the Mauch Chunk Opera House. We have seen several folk artists, a rocking celtic band on St. Patrick’s Day, and most recently a fantastic Fleetwood Mac tribute band called Tusk. Everything about this place works. It is a...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our concerts at Mauch Chunk Theater. What a fantastic venue to see a show. A quaint historic theater with lots of charm and great acoustics. We can't wait to return. Be sure and check it out!!

Thank Rhonda B
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We purchased tickets online to see Floyd and Us on January 21st. The tickets weren't expensive, the seats (sixth row) were great and the performance was top notch. Lighting, special effects and sound were all exceptional. The show lasted more than three hours, staff at...More

1  Thank LB K
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We saw a tribute concert here with friends as well as been to many harvest jams around thanksgiving! Beautiful old theatre! We always have a blast! Love having this in our home town!

Thank mandyschnell01
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krista w
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Response from telemarkJane | Reviewed this property |
Acoustically, they are all good. If you want a great overall view, balcony seats are great, too but truly, tutti soon benissimo! Spero vederli!