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This theater has been restored on the outside and is working to get the inside restored. They have... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bairslair
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Coldwater, Michigan
A true gem!

Whenever you visit Coldwater, without a doubt, the place to visit is the Tibbits Opera House. Take... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
jim o
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Coldwater, Michigan
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Built in 1882, Tibbits Opera House features an exquisite, award-winning, French Second Empire exterior. It is among the oldest theatres in Michigan. Rich in history and ambiance, the theatre offers nearly perfect acoustics, an intimate 500-seat...more
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14 S Hanchett St, Coldwater, MI 49036-1907
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Reviewed January 20, 2016

Located in Coldwater, MI, the Tibbits Opera House has been lovingly restored to its original glory and splendor. During the summer months, off Broadway plays and musicals are performed by actors, mainly from New York and some talented locals thespians. During the winter months Community...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This theater has been restored on the outside and is working to get the inside restored. They have something going on almost every weekend and their summer theater is top notch. They have a website that lists all the events and shows. It’s well worth...More

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Stephanie B, Director of Operations at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your review! We appreciate the positive comments and your support of our historic theatre.

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Whenever you visit Coldwater, without a doubt, the place to visit is the Tibbits Opera House. Take in a play by the incredible summer stock professional performers. You will enjoy the incredible acoustics the theater has to offer, nearly perfect! There is not a bad...More

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Stephanie B, Director of Operations at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your positive review! We appreciate your support and can't wait for you to enjoy our upcoming events.

Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

We saw A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. I had seen this on Broadway, so was excited to see it again. I was a little disappointed, to say the least, but had to realize we weren’t in NYC. The theater is outstanding, especially on...More

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Stephanie B, Director of Operations at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded August 8, 2018

Thank you for attending the show! As you can imagine, the resources with a Broadway production are a lot greater than that of a regional production, but we're glad that you realize that. While the exterior of our theatre is completed, the interior is still...More

Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Concert was awesome! Had great seats too! And the cash bar is a great addition to Tibbits. If they return to Coldwater, will definitely plan to see them again.

Thank TSPutt
Stephanie B, Director of Operations at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Thanks for attending! We also have a tribute band every January, so keep us in mind for that!

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Our first time here so not sure what the theater looked like before the restoration but the exterior of the opera house is beautiful but the interior had some areas that could still use some work. It is a small theater and it could use...More

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Stephanie B, Director of Operations at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Thank you for attending! While the exterior is completed, the interior is still an on-going fundraiser. We are well aware of the problems of air conditioning a 136-year-old building and are actively working to remedy that. The gift shop has been undergoing an overhaul as...More

Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

This theater is a historic landmark worth visiting for any concert or play. They usually have some great ones going on during the summer n such the beautifully restored outside and lovingly maintained inside is truly awe inspiring.

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Christine D, General Manager at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded June 28, 2018

Thanks, Alicia. We hope to see you this summer. We have a great line up of shows both for adults and for families.

Reviewed October 24, 2017

Absolutely fabulous building and the nicest people around!If in the area, this is definitely not to be missed.

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Stephanie B, Director of Operations at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Thank you so much for the review! We're glad you stopped in for a visit! :)

Reviewed October 7, 2017

I've been to Tibbetts several times for plays. It's a small, intimate theater. I've been fortunate to sit fairly close to the stage on all my visits so acoustics have been very good. I'm planning to see Jeff Daniels there in November so this will...More

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Stephanie B, Director of Operations at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2017

Thank you for your review. We're happy you'll be joining us in November! In case you didn't know, we do have some "booster seat" cushions available. They are put out during kids' events, but not for general events. Any usher would be delighted to get...More

Reviewed October 3, 2017

we have been to plays, concerts and weddings here. The old opera house is a nice venue. Comfy seating, wide isles and there is always someone there to answer any questions you may have.

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Stephanie B, Director of Operations at Tibbits Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2017

Thank you for your review! We hope you'll join us for other events, like our auction, Jeff Daniels concert, or Classic Film Series this fall!

Reviewed September 6, 2017

Tin its is awesome! The shows they put on are amazing!!! I saw Footloose and the singing and dancing were fabulous.

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