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Main "opera house" is on second floor of this semi-antique building. Accessible by stairs and by tiny elevator. First floor offers space for more intimate shows - usually accompanied by catered fine dinner. Wide selection of entertainment throughout the year. Friendly atmosphere.
The Opera House is a nice place to visit for a variety of events. We did not try the dinner beforehand but the aroma as we entered the venue and smiles of the patrons who did partake seemed to indicate it was nicely done. I...More
I have been to several functions at the Opera House, this year being the BBQ dinner during the Watermelon Festival in mid-June. This 19th century building offers many live performances during the year by local artists. The upstairs takes you back in time with the...More
My wife and I had just dropped in on local B&B and were coming back from dinner and saw some activity at the Opera House. We poked our heads in and decided to catch the performance of "The Foreigner." The cast and restored historic layout...More
The Monticello Opera House is a beautiful old building built in 1890, and has been a regional icon ever since. The dining hall on the first floor can be rented out for events, and dinner is provided by Carrie Ann and Co. before plays and...More
The building from an historical perspective is magnificent.
Acoustics are good.
Beside the Opera House are lovely gardens with a gazebo where many concerts take place in the summer. There is usually a full bar.
My husband and I went to see "Chicago" and prior to the play, dinner was prepared and served by Carrie-Ann. Even though the actors were quite good, I did not enjoy the play due to the vulgarity but the dinner was exceptional.
The Monticello Opera House occupies the second floor above what were once three storefront operations. It has a balcony, tiered seating a small orchestra pit, and what appears to be an adequate stage.
We didn't attend a performance upstairs, but were in tow to attend...More
Not much has changed since my original visit 2 years ago. The restoration and preservation of old places is difficult, and this one still needs a lot of help. But history does not change and seeing artifacts and architecture from the past are worth a...More