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Address: 818 3rd Ave, Marlinton, WV 24954-1016
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The Opera House is Pocahontas County’s premier music hall and performing...

The Opera House is Pocahontas County’s premier music hall and performing arts center. An intimate venue, with seating for 250, the Opera House is part of the West Virginia Historic Theatre Trail. Its annual performance series brings more than a dozen performances on its stage each year, ranging from bluegrass to jazz, folk to musical theatre and everything in between.

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Beautiful building

In addition to hosting a ton of events, the Opera House can be rented out for special occasions. I had my wedding reception here and everyone commented in how neat of a place it... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

In addition to hosting a ton of events, the Opera House can be rented out for special occasions. I had my wedding reception here and everyone commented in how neat of a place it was.

Thank boombostic
Union, West Virginia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

The Pocahontas County Opera House is a community project which has paid off wonderfully for the residents of this scenically spectacular Allegheny Mountain area as well as folks who are lucky enough to visit. We've seen great concerts - the Avett brothers before they broke big (for$5!), "Little Pickers" from the Allegheny Echoes Music Workshops, Jim James of My morning... More 

Thank Gibbs K
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

Very nice traditional opera house setting for concerts/events. Friendly staff and good location are a definite plus, one toilet each for men and women are the downside. Overall it is a wonderful place for entertainment events.

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Marlinton, West Virginia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 10 September 2015

The Opera House is a lovely little venue for performances or craft fairs or any gathering. Almost Shaker in its simplicity it's just a nice space to share and enjoy community activities. May it last another hundred years.

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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2015

very nice old building with history and friendly people working together for the community. Many a talented person started here.

Thank Brian D
Pipestem, West Virginia
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Reviewed 23 October 2014

The interior of the building is nostalgic and charming, much different from the larger theaters and centers. We were surprised to find this place in such a small town. We saw one of our Bluegrass favorites; "Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers" and we enjoyed the show immensely, the accoustics were excellent. The building is clean and well-kept with photographs... More 

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Keyser, West Virginia
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Reviewed 1 October 2014

The inside of the opera house is classic 1909 architecture with beautiful tin ceilings and wrap around balcony. Also in the front they had pictures taken of the area, circa 1950's that made you realize how far technology and farming have come in the last 60 years. Also they had pictures of the opera and performers from the beginning.

Thank travelingwvgirl
Thomas, West Virginia
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

Phenomenal acoustics, great history, helpful staff. Shows are not terribly frequent, but they're always quality.

Thank WildNWonderful86
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 15 November 2013

Took friends from Richmond to the Opera House on November 2 to see Larry Keel and the Natural Bridge. We had a blast. Second time there for a bluegrass concert and can't wait to go back!

Thank Steve O
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Reviewed 1 August 2013

Pocahontas County Opera House is a lovely old building with phenomenal acoustics. The genres of music continue to broaden, from a core of traditional and bluegrass, to Latin, African, Jazz and contemporary, in addition to specialty shows and plays. It is a venue for local, state and national musicians to play to a small crowd (300 max.), providing a unique... More 

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