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Central City Opera House

200 Eureka Street, Central City, CO 80293
+1 303-292-6500
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Central City Opera House

We have enjoyed many fine operas at the Central City Opera House. It is a grand old theater with... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Sandy H
Summer Only

Should be open in Fall and Spring. What a disappointment they are not open when the weather is... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
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200 Eureka Street, Central City, CO 80293
+1 303-292-6500
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

We have enjoyed many fine operas at the Central City Opera House. It is a grand old theater with very good seating. All productions we have viewed had suburb casts.

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Should be open in Fall and Spring. What a disappointment they are not open when the weather is still good

Thank FloridaDeetraveler
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Erected by the citizenry, eventually neglected, then rescued from oblivion, this Opera House is in use during opera season only. It has wonderful acoustics and hosted some great names in the past. It is also possessed of a mysterious pervasive chill... why? Guided tours are...More

Thank Sumiko D
Reviewed 4 August 2016

The Central City Opera is a much anticipated and enjoyed event annually. The productions are very well done, and the Opera House itself is something not to be missed -- the history of the place is incredible, take some time to learn about it --...More

Thank Margie F
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Central City Opera is a treasure: small and historic venue with first class opera singers and performances during the summer. Tosca and The Ballad of Baby Doe are the main 2016 productions and both are terrific. 50 minute drive from Denver to this historic mining...More

Thank Jmk72551
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The historic opera house has been carefully restored and is very comfortable. Their production of Baby Doe was excellent. It is the 60th anniversary of the opera which was first produced in Central City. Do also enjoy lunch or dinner at Rouge/Face next door.

Thank DenverJack2
Reviewed 18 July 2016

First, Central City has largely been ruined by all the casinos. There, that is off my chest. But the CC Opera House is great. I love it. Small, but in an intimate set. And the recent Tosca was a masterpiece. Absolutely worth a trip out...More

Thank fracmeister
Reviewed 17 July 2016

I was truly impressed by this production. Wonderful cast and truly solid presentation. The story of Horace Tabor and his love of this Colorado legend holds special notice a it takes place in a locale specific to its plot.

Thank Denver159
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Don't usually go to Operas, but Baby Doe was entertaining and well done. The Central City Opera House is a great venue!

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I haven't been to the Central City Opera in years, but this year's "Ballad of Baby Doe" was fabulously done. The singers and musicians are professionals from all over the country. The production was really well adapted to the small stage in the beautiful, historic...More

Thank Laurel K
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Kathryn F
Will dress slacks and a long-sleeved Oxford shirt (no tie or jacket) be acceptable attire for my husband for tonight's performance? I read that there is no dress code, but I don't want him to feel poorly dressed. Thanks!
25 July 2015|
Response from Carol A | Reviewed this property |
We did a matinee performance, and there was the complete range of attire. So, I believe that he will be well dressed without be over dressed.