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Address: 305 S Main St, Culpeper, VA 22701-3115
Phone Number: +1 540-829-0292

Recently restored after 75 years the State Theatre in Culpeper reopened in...

Recently restored after 75 years the State Theatre in Culpeper reopened in May 2013. The 560 seat venue which is also listed on the National and State Registers of Historic Places serves as a wonderful venue for the arts, plays and musical venues for the entire community and visitors to the area.

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Great while it was open

This is a beautiful venue with great acoustics. It unfortunately closed recently due to finding issues Hope it can come back.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2016
Fredericksburg, Virginia
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This is a beautiful venue with great acoustics. It unfortunately closed recently due to finding issues Hope it can come back.

Thank dhensley
Culpeper, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

I have been to this theatre for a couple of shows and I have also been a part of doing a show here. Love what they did with the transformation. I would recommend this theatre to anyone looking for a nice night out!!

Thank eddieb1734
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

I have visited exactly once, and will likely be never returning. My visit came during a day when I was having problems with my severe asthma, reacting mostly to the smells of colognes and cigarette smoke. Asked at the box office if I could be allowed to sit off from everyone else in the balcony which was being used for... More 

Thank Suzanne T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

The State Theatre brought Blues to Culpeper tonight! It was such a treat to hear their upbeat blend of blues, jazz, big band and I-don't-know-what-else! Loved it! Thanks, State Theatre!

Thank vadunphy
Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Attended Culpeper Tells at the State theater last Spring and enjoyed the old theater which has been restored. I understand they have had some financial troubles and hope that in the future, this wonderful old theater will be used more and more. It is a community treasure and located right on the main drag.

Thank Jeff S
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Fantastic revival of an old theatre. Many different shows available to the public for a low ticket price. Occassionally movies are playing. Wonderful attribute to the small town feel of Culpeper, VA. Highly recommend seeing a show here.

Thank Dane4444
Charlottesville, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

We had a great evening watching The Nutcracker at the State Theatre. The theatre is very pretty, and is located right in downtown Culpeper. There are many restaurants within walking distance which makes for a really fun night. The staff is friendly and there is nothing much that beats a live performance!

Thank wmncville
Warrenton, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

What a beautifully refurbished theater! We love going every year to see A Christmas Carol. What a professional production. Don't miss it! We also saw Bruce Hornsby there years ago for a fantastic and intimate concert.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Refurbished and so beautiful from the marquee to the lobby to the attention to detail in orchrstra, balcony and ceiling. Saw Jerry Lewis live and a showing of his Bell Boy movie from 1960. The perfect venue.

Thank Bradley R
Owings Mills, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

For my birthday, we planned a weekend in Culpeper and got tickets to the State Theater with the live performance act the “Glimmer Twins.” It was a tribute band to the Rolling Stones. I thought the place would be packed but it was about 1/3 full. We had a great time reliving some of our youth through the music. The... More 

Thank Judy J

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