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Central City Opera House, Central City

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The Central City Opera House is located in the Central City/Black Hawk Historic District in Central City, Colorado, United States. It was constructed in 1878. It has offered operatic and theatrical productions that drew prominent actors and performers in the late 19th-century, and in the early 20th-century it was a motion picture theatre.

The opera house was designated to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
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  • I feel like this is an overlooked destination given its proximity to Denver and how great it is. I brought my sons to the Short Works and Madama Butterfly in July and it was very memorable. The venue....  more »
  • I worked as a tour guide in the Opera House many years ago, so going back to see it now was fabulous. A lot of the stories I had forgotten about. Its history is fascinating. This is also still a...  more »
  • The afternoon was perfect. When we purchased or tickets, I also got one for parking next door. That was a good choice. We came early and had lunch at the Teller House. It was a good lunch. The singers in the opera were all excellent. Even a 4 year old, non singing, performer was amazingly good.
  • The opera house and its productions are wonderful. Such a gem. I wish there were more to central city and blackhawk than gambling else I would visit more. I understand that the towns survive that way tho. I will be back in the summer for next years performances in the summer opera series.
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