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Simpich Showcase

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The man is clearly gifted!! He adapts the scripts, makes the dolls and puts a different voice to... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Must See For Adults & Kids!!!

Nine family members went to see The Secret Garden on 7/20/2018. It was outstanding! Not that we... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The man is clearly gifted!! He adapts the scripts, makes the dolls and puts a different voice to each one of them; it was simply amazing. EVERYONE; young, old and in-between needs to go just once and I guarantee you'll be a fan, and will...More

1  Thank maryrD6062KE
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Nine family members went to see The Secret Garden on 7/20/2018. It was outstanding! Not that we were surprised in the least. We saw Pilgrim's Progress earlier this year and we've seen David's The Puppet Maker Christmas show many times. He is a very unique...More

1  Thank Dadmay
Reviewed July 8, 2018

I book tickets almost yearly when I travel to Colorado Springs. Conveniently located in Old Colorado. The theater is small and intimate. The marionette performance is created and performed by one man, David Simpitch! He hand-makes the Marionettes too! Shows change several times yearly. A...More

1  Thank bib222
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Simpich is a wonderful experience - it starts with a store in the front with unusual clothes and jewelry - much fun (plus there were two wonderful and BIG puppies there to greet us as well). Then you move on to the museum with the...More

1  Thank COLynnie
Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

I have attended several productions performed by David Simpich over the years and still love going. Each one is a special time of watching a story come to life through David's extraordinary talent and his wonderful marionette dolls. It's an great experience for children and...More

1  Thank SueMac77
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We just finished the Christmas show, and eagerly await the next round of shows beginning in February. It has just become a must see event for our entire family!

1  Thank Glenn C
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

The Simpich Showcase is one of the few traditional marionette theater in the US and though I wasn't sure what to expect, it's a delightful experience. The owner handcrafts all the puppets and does all of the performing and voice acting. The show pulls you...More

2  Thank Kara S
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Went to see The Firebird over the summer, our third show in four years, and we were still amazed by the artistry and talent on display. Great for families with kids about 5 to 6 years and older, as well as couples. We hope it...More

1  Thank thetravellerfromtx
Reviewed October 12, 2017

We try to visit the Simpich Theater at least once a year. This is a delightful family business with a doll museum (Simpich dolls), a gallery featuring stunning photos (Kemper Simpich) and paintings (Robert Simpich), and a charming new boutique managed by Gwendolyn SImpich. This...More

1  Thank Kris W
Reviewed June 24, 2017

I recently attended the Firebird performance. This is the 4th time I have viewed a performance at Simpich over the last 7 years. Absolutely loved them all!!!!!! David, the puppeteer and creator, is magical in his ability to captivate and entertain. During Firebird the audience...More

1  Thank bib222
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Tim H
July 19, 2018|
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Response from COLynnie | Reviewed this property |
Secret Garden ends July 28th - sorry but you can check under Simpich Theater for the next show - they are ALL awesome.
November 21, 2017|
Response from thetravellerfromtx | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can order online through their website and choose your seats. Very small theatre, but seats closest are still best since you will see the detail of the marionettes and stage much clearer.
Linda S
November 25, 2016|
Response from thetravellerfromtx | Reviewed this property |
No, definitely not for young kids. At least 4-6 years old depending on the child. It is a small, quiet theater, and an unsettled child will ruin it for all in the theater. The shows are about 1.5 hours with an intermission... More