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Ellen Theatre

17 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4642
+1 406-585-5885
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Once Upon a Mattress

We were wowed by Ellen Theater's production of Once Upon a Mattress. The pit orchestra was fully... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Annapolis, Maryland
via mobile
Locals little secret

Love love love. The Ellen is now our Friday night date night ! The summer series of Westerns... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
eastman, ga
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The Ellen Theatre is dedicated to presenting to the Gallatin Valley the very best in the performing arts, with the goal to entertain, educate and inspire the audience, while celebrating the human experience, providing cultural and social enrichment for all. OPENED IN 1919, when Bozeman boasted a population of nearly 6,000, The Ellen hosted variety shows, silent movies, school plays, town band performances and even an opera featuring a live elephant. Friday night with your favorite sweetheart, the Saturday wild west double feature and the Sunday family concert were staples of life at the historic downtown landmark. Montana TheatreWorks, a local non-profit founded in 1995, reopened Ellen's doors in 2008, with the goal to restore and preserve her history, while providing a future
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17 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715-4642
+1 406-585-5885
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were wowed by Ellen Theater's production of Once Upon a Mattress. The pit orchestra was fully scored and well rehearsed. The singing, acting and dancing was excellent. An overall professional performance.

Thank KenSth
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Love love love. The Ellen is now our Friday night date night ! The summer series of Westerns along with the beauty of this theatre. Perfect. Great venue awesome value

Thank ktrevarthen
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We've been to the Ellen Theatre twice now. What an unexpected treat this was. We first went in December to see the Christmas Carol and sat in the balcony. The seats and the production was wonderful. Then we saw An Evening with Groucho and sat...More

Thank RHoward2014
Reviewed 12 December 2016

My wife, daughter, and I went to see "A Christmas Carol" at the Ellen Theater last night. Not only was the play phenomenal, the perfect place for this classic was the Ellen Theater! Wonderful time!

Thank LeethalBiker
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We did not have much time, I wish we had time to visit. The exterior was so charming with a small town charm! Lovely!

Thank OZS969
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Saw a great concert here . The acoustics were great. I have been to this venue several times and it has yet to disappoint me. Plays, concerts or movies....it is always a great time. Can't recommend the Ellen more.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a beautiful old theater. I wish we could have seen a movie or play but it didn't work our with our schedule. We loved looking around and really there is not a bad seat in the theater. It feel like a small NYC...More

Thank graciegirl1
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Charming old theater right on Main Street. We saw a full production of Oliver! Wonderful music, charming production. Wonderful house for entertainment. Good sight lines. If you have a mental image of an 1800's theater, you will see it at the Ellen

Thank WhatStruckMe
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We love the Ellen Theater in downtown Bozeman! We've seen movies there & concerts. It's a beautiful restored old theater.

Thank Jana_Organic_Mama
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is my favorite theater venue, it's a great place full of charm and nostalgia. It's wonderful for plays and live music. I like to sit on the balcony, it's a great view and the acoustics are always good. A must-do thing to do/see in...More

1  Thank 33djd
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
The Ellen Theater in Bozeman, Montana maintains a website. I dont have the URL handy but you can Google it to get their schedule. Enjoy!