Back in the 1890s, a gold rush of major proportions was underway in Cripple Creek and the boomtown atmosphere called for entertainment. While many tired, thirsty, and socially hungry miners preferred the gambling halls, saloons, and dance halls that lined the streets of the small communities around the mining district there was also a more sophisticated lot who yearned for aspects of the society they left back East…Theatre, Opera, Ballet…The Arts.
Grand opera houses were located in both
139 E. Bennett Ave., Cripple Creek, CO 80813
ALBUQUERQUE LITTLE THEATRE