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The Old Creamery Theatre

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Address: 39 38th Ave, Amana, IA 52203-8200
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+1 319-622-6262
09:30 - 16:30
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 09:30 - 16:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 19:30

The Old Creamery Theatre is a not-for-profit, live professional theatre...

The Old Creamery Theatre is a not-for-profit, live professional theatre founded in 1971 and located in Amana, IA. Since its founding, the Old Creamery has been dedicated to performing high-quality, live professional theatre for audiences of all ages and interests, and offers a wide variety of plays each season, as well as many different educational opportunities. The Old Creamery is proud to be the longest running professional theatre company in the state of Iowa.

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Great Local Theatre

I have been to multiple shows put on by Old Creamery and generally they are very good. This past show was spoof Murder Mystery at Ashton Hill, " Lord Codswallop". Unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Glenn P
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

I have been to multiple shows put on by Old Creamery and generally they are very good. This past show was spoof Murder Mystery at Ashton Hill, " Lord Codswallop". Unfortunately this was not the best of shows we had attended but fully intended on staying if it wasn't for the terrible catering company, "Chef's Mickey" that ruined our evening.... More 

Thank Glenn P
Independence, Iowa
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Went to see the play Grease in September. Cast was excellent and everyone employed by the theatre was so friendly. Will definitely return for another event.

Thank Sheryl V
Commerce Twp, MI
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

A visit to the Amana Colonies should not be complete, if possible, without a stop at the Old Creamery Theatre. We caught a seasoned singer who has lots of fun entertaining us with stories of years in Vegas mixed in with lots of songs from a variety of stars. When we overlooked the upcoming 2016/17 season, there are some great... More 

Thank Audrey F
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We saw Grease here in September and loved the show. It is better than a high-school production and was very entertaining.

Thank Maria K
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

We've attended shows at the Creamery many, many times and always enjoy a quality performance! The Creamery is a professional theater, but also gives great opportunities for budding actors through their internship program. There is something for everyone...shows for young audiences like Cinderella and Pinkalicious, Studio Stage shows with small casts in an intimate space, and big name shows like... More 

Thank RocktonTravelers
Warsaw, Illinois
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Saw Million Dollar Quartet and it was much better than we anticipated!! We had seen a performance at the Fox in StL, and this compared very well!! Great theater, comfy seats and lots of friendly folks!! WE will be back for sure.

Thank TLC62379
Rock Island, Illinois
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Reviewed 18 June 2016

This production of Million Dollar Quartet is WORTH the drive from wherever you are! We saw this show in Branson,Mo with their cast at the Lawrence Welk Theater. We liked this Iowa version SO MUCH BETTER! Their dialogue was crisp and clear and the music will BLOW you away! Catch it while it's there - anout a week left!

Thank STMorrison
Saint Francis, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 20 December 2015

My friend and I love going to plays. We have never been disappointed in seeing small theater productions. This was no exception. We saw a play about the " Last Lutheran Church Ladies Luncheon". It was hilarious and was a great way to relax before our long drive home the next day. Easy access, and all good seats.

Thank Margaret D
Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

Went here with our RV group. Play was about PT Barnum. Actors were very good and performance was great. These young people really put their hearts in their performances.

Thank Robert A
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Reviewed 28 August 2015

Not sure what to do with our evening in Amana, and saw that Shear Madness was playing at the theater. What an excellent evening. It was wonderful. Professionally presented. The theater seats allowed for a very personal performance. So glad we went.

Thank Kathleen3001

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