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A fabulous evening

We had never heard of this place and discovered it by chance. We was a very high quality... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chris_S645
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Calgary, Canada
It Takes A Small Village to Provide Big Entertainment

Un-freaking-believable! Exceeded my expectations. My husband and I were there on Nov 10, 2018 for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DinoGal2000
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Lethbridge, Canada
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Nestled in a cozy river valley just one hour east of Calgary or 25 minutes west of Drumheller, Rosebud is home to Alberta's largest rural professional theatre, Rosebud Theatre. This vibrant tourist and fine arts attraction is visited by over thirty...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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116 Main Street, Rosebud, Alberta T0J 2T0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can get a dinner and theater combo. We went recently. The dinner was, as always, really good. Buffet and attentive table helpers/servers. But the Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol was dreadful. Several in my party fell asleep in the first...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Fooddude47
RosebudTheatreRep, Social Media Manager at Rosebud Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy the dinner suited you, both the service and the food. Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the show, but glad you got to enjoy the beautiful landscape.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had never heard of this place and discovered it by chance. We was a very high quality professional production in every sense. The current play Sherlock Holmes and Christmas Carole is brilliant and very poignant in places. Well acted (as an English emigrant I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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RosebudTheatreRep, Social Media Manager at Rosebud Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you, Chris! How did you discover us? Thrilled that you got to enjoy the show, and glad the accents impressed you, haha! Now we can start telling people we have an official English emigrant stamp of approval! Happy to hear that you'll be back....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Un-freaking-believable! Exceeded my expectations. My husband and I were there on Nov 10, 2018 for Sherlock and The Christmas Carol. LOVED IT!! My husband even liked it. I would have sat through an encore performance if there had been one. We did the dinner and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DinoGal2000
RosebudTheatreRep, Social Media Manager at Rosebud Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this enthusiastic and candid review! "Okay, the dessert has it's own room, really!" made me laugh out loud. Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts with us and the world. Come back soon! :) Kyla Ferrier, Social Media Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time we've been to the Rosebud Theatre and definitely won't be the last. This small town has many gift shops with unique local items in a variety of price ranges so there's something for everyone. But the meal and theatre is second to none!...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dale6888
RosebudTheatreRep, Social Media Manager at Rosebud Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are thrilled you had such a fantastic first experience with us! Thanks for your detailed review. We are very happy to hear that you'll be back soon. Our next show is a bluegrass musical called Bright Star, that just so happens to be written...More

Reviewed November 3, 2018

Rosebud offers a country setting in a picturesque river valley. The Rosebud School of the Arts is a training center for students entering the realm of the theatrical world. The theater productions are first rate with professional actors as well as students. You have a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nanananna
RosebudTheatreRep, Social Media Manager at Rosebud Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thanks for the review, and for the note about season tickets having flexibility. We've got four options, so there's something for everyone! Did you get a chance to see Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol yet? It opened Nov 2nd. Hope you...More

Reviewed October 22, 2018

Most enjoyable show, Mark Twains Diaries of Adam and Eve was very entertaining. The 80 minute performance passed by so quickly that the ending was a surprise. A humorous look at gender differences and the garden of eden. Tickets include a buffet styled brunch/lunch. There...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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RosebudTheatreRep, Social Media Manager at Rosebud Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Glad you had a great time with us. Thank you for your feedback!

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This was our first Rosebud Theatre experience, and I don’t think it will be the last. The play was excellent, funny and thoughtful. There doesn’t appear to be a “bad “ seat in the Opera House. The buffet meal was amazing and all of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Verna S
RosebudTheatreRep, Social Media Manager at Rosebud Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Yay! Thrilled that you had a great experience with us. Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Carol opens in just a couple weeks. Hope to see you back here for that one. Thanks for the review, Verna. :)

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Adam (Bruce Davies) and Eve (Heather Pattengale) performed wonderfully for 90 minutes. I was engaged throughout as they brought their characters to life. Director, Morris Erman) put this play together is a creative and inspiring way.. The set design was simple and powerful. The light...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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RosebudTheatreRep, Social Media Manager at Rosebud Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thank you! We're happy you enjoyed dinner, and were inspired by the show. Thanks for the recommendation. :)

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Big city talent with the extra pleasure of a eye candy drive through the rolling Prairie country side. The dinner is superb in the old hotel which is divided into smaller intimate rooms. Never disappoints ... Never

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jerry R
RosebudTheatreRep, Social Media Manager at Rosebud Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Thanks Jerry! Glad to hear you have a great time every time.

Reviewed October 3, 2018

What a delightful play full of humor, playfulness with serious moments inbetween. Well rehearsed and played brilliantly. Congratulations to the cast and crew.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda H
RosebudTheatreRep, Social Media Manager at Rosebud Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you, Linda! Thanks for the feedback. :)

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Cathy N
August 11, 2017|
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Response from firechief-JL | Reviewed this property |
We found it very casual. Some folks with shorts and a golf shirt. Some dressed up fancy. There wasnt really isn't anything too formal.
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June 24, 2017|
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You pick up your tickets at the desk in the entrance to the Mercantile building.
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JoAnne D
September 14, 2016|
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Matinee meals start being served at 11 am. There is no set seating time. Give yourself at least an hour to enjoy the meal. If you come earlier in the meal time, you'll have time to check out the gift shops, museum, art... More
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