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A good venue

We saw a children's play here and I was impressed with the place. It was in keeping with it's... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
Trina_P
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Arkansas
Gene Watson Concert

We attended the Gene Watson Concert on Junkfest weekend. The Opera House is gorgeous with the... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
LMCarty
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Louisiana
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

We saw a children's play here and I was impressed with the place. It was in keeping with it's history and character of the old town Van Buren look.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Trina_P
Reviewed June 1, 2018

We attended the Gene Watson Concert on Junkfest weekend. The Opera House is gorgeous with the beautiful restored wood and brass. Our comfortable fourth-row seat was located just perfect to the stage. Although I truly doubt there is a "bad seat" in the house. Van...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LMCarty
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

The children’s performance was fabulous! Obviously well ran acting group where each child got to participate in very positive ways. The stage set up, building itself and of course, and production for this child performance was top notch. Would certainly recommend other events at this...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

The King Opera House has had many places & movies over the years. It has been beautifully restored & you would enjoy any activity that you could see there.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Saw a cute play yesterday. Peter and the Starcatcher. The theater was cute and you can tell a lot of love went into restoring it. I remember the building when it was the Bob Burns movie theater. I wish they had a better air conditioner...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

The King Opera House is one of the most beautiful theaters I have seen. It seats a little over 300 people and has kept the charm of years ago. If you get a chance go to the basement and look at it. There is an...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a short film about history of Van Buren in a beautifully restored opera house. Must be a best kept secret. It was free, clean and cool inside. Won't be a secret for long..

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

What a beautiful building available for community use. This building that was once a theater not is used for local entertainment events such as plays, concerts and pageants. The architect is stunning.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank nanajan
Reviewed July 9, 2015

If you get a chance to see a show at this Opera House, don't miss the opportunity. You will be delighted by the mostly original woodwork, seating, and stage. Entering, you feel like you are stepping back in time, and if that doesn't impress you,...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank MARK D
Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a restored opera house in likeness to Fords Theater yet smaller. Still in use today, bringing back a golden age of entertainment. This is a must see when in Van Buren.

Date of experience: November 2014
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