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Henry Strater Theatre

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Address: 699 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301-5423
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+1 970-375-7160

The world-renowned Henry Strater Theatre is one of the oldest and most...

The world-renowned Henry Strater Theatre is one of the oldest and most prestigious continually running theatres in Colorado, tallying over 47 years of quality performances.

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Strader hotel - dinner and theater

Ate dinner at the mahogany grill. Great service. The staff paid attention to every detail. The food was fantastic. Served warm and very tasty. Chocolate cake was dense and... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2016
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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A step back in time. Nicely remodeled, comfortable accommodations. Ate dinner on site as well. Was delicious and reasonably priced. Great location downtown for everything downtown.

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Fountain Hills, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This venue is nice but the show we saw was not. We paid $30 per ticket to see four mediocre people perform for the whole evening. It was redundant, the costumes did not change and the whole performance became boring after intermission. Drinks at the bar were outrageously priced and very small. In the past these performances were really fun... More 

1 Thank James W
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Ate dinner at the mahogany grill. Great service. The staff paid attention to every detail. The food was fantastic. Served warm and very tasty. Chocolate cake was dense and delicious l. Would definitely go here again. The dinner show had some excellent singers. Didn't enjoy all the poetry.

Thank 3620
Phoenix, United States
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Bought two dinner-show packages for the Strater Hotel Durango Western Music and Vaudeville Show without reading reviews of the show. Dinner was great (we chose the trout almondine) but the show was mostly painful to watch and we left at intermission. Hardly anyone was in the tiny theater. We were hoping for some old Western standards and instead got a... More 

1 Thank David N
Ada, Oklahoma
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

My family attended the Durango Western Music & Vaudeville Show last night and we tried to be more polite than others by waiting till intermission before we got up and walked out! The theater had very few people in attendance and the few that were there had a very hard time just trying to be nice. The songs were unrecognizable... More 

1 Thank OKDianne
Hartsdale, NY
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

I booked this in advance as I thought it would be something my developmentally disabled adult brother would enjoy. We had very good seats, given I booked very early. The cast were talented singers and/or musicians. The vaudville part was not terribly funny. Many of the numbers sung were written by the guitarist -- a little of that goes a... More 

2 Thank JanM16
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

My family had tickets for a Saturday night show at the Theatre. We ate dinner at the Strater Hotel Mahogany Grill before the show. They actually offered to let us order dessert and they would send it over to the theatre for us. There's not a bad seat in the house in this old historic theatre. We saw an old... More 

3 Thank Christa S
Mancos, Colorado
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Reviewed 24 March 2016

I have attended several concerts at the Henry Strater Theater and it is fun and funky. The building is beautiful - part of the historic Strater Hotel. There is an elegant bar in the lobby so you can buy drinks. The theater itself have comfortable portable chairs and a few small tables. Come early if you want to snag a... More 

4 Thank coloradocowgirl2016
Durango, Colorado
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

Although we have been staying at the Stater Hotel for 30 years, we had our first experience with the Stater Theatre. It is located down a hallway in the hotel and to the left. It is open seating, (about 240 people), a few table (go early), nothing fancy, gracious bar and great sound! We were there with friends for a... More 

Thank 2amigos_12
Aurora, Colorado
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

We had dinner at the hotel restaurant and saw a melodrama at the Henry Strater Theater. It was lots of fun. The food and service were excellent. The play (melodrama) was kind of cheesy but that IS what you expect. Between dinner and the show we toured the old hotel. It was fascinating. The craftsmanship is excellent and they have... More 

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