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City Opera House

106 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
+1 231-941-8082
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Beautiful facility!

First time there and I will say it is gorgeous! Excellent site lines and acoustics, it is a nice... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2018
Brian N
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
Beautiful old building in Traverse City Mi

Great venue for performances! Family birthday celebration 3 brothers and a brother-in-law all... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Sandra S
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West Jefferson, North Carolina, United States
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Traverse City's City Opera House is a non-profit destination attraction for quality arts and cultural entertainment, public and private gatherings and educational programming, located in the heart of downtown, on Front Street, in Traverse City, MI...more
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106 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684-2509
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+1 231-941-8082
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

First time there and I will say it is gorgeous! Excellent site lines and acoustics, it is a nice intimate place to see a show. Beautifully renovated with a spacious lobby, Traverse City has to be proud of this jewel

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great venue for performances! Family birthday celebration 3 brothers and a brother-in-law all having September'/ October birthdays.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Saw Mitch Albom's hilarious Hockey: The Musical here in August 2017. This review will focus on the City Opera House. On a mid-summer Saturday afternoon, we had no trouble finding a parking spot about one block from the theater. From the outside, it looks like...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Went to see the Bottle Rockets. The night was perfect. The opera house rocked!! Beautiful old building. The sound was great and the staff was helpful. The seating was comfortable and it was not too large so you really got to be up close with...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We saw "Ernie" here and it was a lovely evening in a darling old theater. There is artwork on all the walls by local artists and it is for sale. Double treat loved the theater and play and came home with a cool new piece...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Purchased 6 V.I.P. tickets for "Ernie" which included a reception with play write Mitch Albom. Poor communication from venue re: VIP pkg & times. Reception consisted of over-cooked hotdogs & over-seasoned chips with a drink coupon for a poor selection of cheap wine/beer - nothing...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Don't miss attending a production of your choice in our beautifully renovated Opera House. Absolutely amazing acoustics, comfortable seating and architectural delights (be sure to check out the ceiling), with easily accessible restrooms and elevator.

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Reviewed 5 April 2016

But seats are painfully cramped. If you have long legs it's worse than flying. But it can project an intimate setting and is a lovely building. Parking for an event is a true pain, especially if you need handicap parking, like I did. Everyone walks...More

Thank vanessa f
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

The entrance to the Opera House is a doorway located between adjacent businesses on the south side of front street between Cass and Union (closer to Union) and can be easy to miss if you aren't looking for it. The Opera House itself is located...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a lovely historical building in downtown TC. Went to an wedding there that was dramatic and classy.

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Response from maurbol | Reviewed this property |
there is a website but tripadvisor won't let us use web links, just google traverse city opera house and you will find it.
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