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Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts

108 Spencer Dr, Hwy 220, Ruidoso, NM 88312-9559
+1 575-336-4800
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Quite a feat ANYWHERE; Spectacular Venue

Absolutely stunning, gorgeous, technologically advanced ... & it's part of Ruidoso. Wish the... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2015
via mobile
never a bad or medicore show

worth the extra effort to get there, the food is always good! I like to go, wish I could go more... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2015
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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A 514-seat landmark performing arts center near Ruidoso, NM, designed by Antoine Predock featuring a major touring Broadway, dance or musical performance, on the average, every 11 days year round. Four major glass installations by Dale Chihuly. Tours Tue & Thu at 10 a.m.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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108 Spencer Dr, Hwy 220, Ruidoso, NM 88312-9559
+1 575-336-4800
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Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Absolutely stunning, gorgeous, technologically advanced ... & it's part of Ruidoso. Wish the scheduled talent matched the facilities ... Sort of reminds me of the entertainment booked at the old dinner-playhouses. But, Ruidoso is kinda out-of-mainstream. Regardless, the facilities, dinners, drinks and entertainment combined offer...More

1  Thank GrodTzu
Reviewed 8 November 2015

worth the extra effort to get there, the food is always good! I like to go, wish I could go more often...

Thank chriswJ7989VD
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The Spencer Theater is a lovely facility in a beautiful setting. All the seats are great, and accessibility is fantastic, including parking. My elderly mother and I attended a show there, and it was super easy to park and navigate through the lobby to our...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Beautiful facility. Not a bad seat in the house. My wife and I have made several weekend trips from Midland Texas to see shows at the Spencer. Nice weekend getaway!

Thank Craig C
Reviewed 11 October 2015

The tour is great and it's free. Our informative guide took us into the theater, on the stage, backstage, into the dressing rooms, etc. She was very knowledgeable about the theater and the the theater's founder, Mrs. Spencer. If you are a Chihuly glass fan...More

Thank MrNiceGuy424
Reviewed 13 September 2015

A perfect evening~not a poor seat in the house! Simply beautiful theater and the dinner is delicious should you choose to have the meal. Entertainers are "state of the art". Parking is no problem and the view inside and outside the Spencer is captivating. What...More

Thank mshunt15
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

My great niece held her wedding rehearsal dinner, wedding and reception dinner here. Great venue for her wedding. Staff helped unload the decorations and helped set up the larger pieces. Charles, the director, was on hand to oversee the set up. Chiluly glass creations adorn...More

Thank Badgelady
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Great concert venue, beautiful views out over the high plains with the mountain background. Spencer was a big Dale Chihuly fan, there are some beautiful glass sculptures around the theater. Pretty good draw too, a lot more decent acts than you'd expect in such a...More

Thank 403nateh
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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Saw Diamond Rio at the theater. Knew when we were going to be in area, so put my name on their mailing list. Diamond Rio was playing so I bought tickets when they went on sale. The ladies at the box office were so nice...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Highlight of our Ruidoso trip! Took the free tour on a Thursday morning (donations graciously accepted) and it was just amazing. Went for the Chihuly Glass and ended up thoroughly enjoying the tour. Love the walls where past performers signed notes to staff etc. Great...More

1  Thank doodlepaula
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Mary H
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Response from altitude80 | Reviewed this property |
check their website!
29 December 2016|
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Response from Ragn23 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Don't work there. Just visited last summer & saw a good show. Nice theater!
10 October 2016|
Response from R G | Reviewed this property |
There is nothing on their season calendar.