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The Butte Theatre

139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-6402
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Beautiful place and good actors make for a nice time

Enjoyed the afternoon show and Olio. The theatre is actually quite nice and in excellent condition... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
Great Spoofs!

We love the comedies at Butte Theatre in Cripple Creek. We especially like the plays with Olio's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Judith K
Colorado Spring
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The Butte Opera House is an 1890's era theater refurbished for modern use. Owned and operated by the City of Cripple Creek, the Butte hosts both community and professional performing arts events throughout the year. The Butte is the proud home of The Thin Air Theatre Company, a production company that produces many genres of professional theatre, with an emphasis on Cripple Creek's beloved tradition of Classic Melodrama.
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139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO 80813
+1 719-689-6402
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the afternoon show and Olio. The theatre is actually quite nice and in excellent condition considering the overall age. Concessions are reasonably priced and the talent is quite good for a 'local' troupe. The fact that they bring in students from some of the...More

Thank AverageJoe55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the comedies at Butte Theatre in Cripple Creek. We especially like the plays with Olio's after the play. We recently saw the Nerd, it was cute with the boo's for the villains and cheers for the good guys. The audience really gets into...More

Thank Judith K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the production of "Annie Get Your Gun"! The cast were fabulous singers and actors! It felt like we had gone back in time with the historical theater and the production was very well done! We will return! Our only complaint was that we...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Cripple Creek to watch 2 shows this past weekend. As always, we were not disappointed. We love the shows at the Butte, each one is wonderful.

Thank gon2disland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

LOVED this live theater! We went to shows both nights we were in town and this was one of the highlights of our trip. Both performances were excellent, full of amazing talent both in acting and singing. All seats are good as it is a...More

Thank Texasmom04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last Saturday our family of eight visited Cripple Creek and went to the Butte Theater to see the melodrama, AFTER DARK. The actors were so talented! We were thoroughly entertained the whole evening. We also enjoyed the Olio after the show. We loved the songs!...More

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first night saw the Melodrama "After Dark". We laughed so hard and enjoyed the show 100%. The actors are so good, and you can tell they enjoy they're art. We enjoyed the show so much we saw "Annie Get Your Gun". That show exceeded...More

Thank lisajames98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the "After Dark" Melodrama. It was fun to 'boo' and 'ooo' and 'ah'. Great fun for the whole family!

Thank LisaAH303
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Called ahead for reservations, then headed up the road, from Monument, CO, to enjoy a great afternoon of fun, live theatre, at the historical Butte Theatre, in Cripple Creek, and what a great time, the show was Annie Get Your Guy, amazing cast, great music,...More

Thank Paula U
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Where was the music for audience participation? We were all held captive while the piano player banged away with his own blues/country/rag music for his own satisfaction while my group and those around us were wondering whether he'd ever break into those wonderful Oldies But...More

Thank salmetzger
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