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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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Spectacular views!!

The venue was wonderful.Very nice comfortable seats. There would not be a bad seat in the house... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2016
Nicole D
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Watauga, Texas
Nice venue

Beautiful venue for a concert or play. The seats were very comfortable and well positioned to see... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2016
Eli S
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Fort Worth, Texas
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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.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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108 Spencer Dr, Hwy 220, Ruidoso, NM 88312-9559
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"attending a performance"
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"beautiful venue"
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"on tuesdays"
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"great seats"
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Reviewed 18 March 2016

The venue was wonderful.Very nice comfortable seats. There would not be a bad seat in the house. The venue is for young and old alike. Was very impressed.

Thank Nicole D
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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Beautiful venue for a concert or play. The seats were very comfortable and well positioned to see the show.

Thank Eli S
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Wonderful experience - lots of different types of entertainment - try taking the weekly tour to see the "backstage' areas

Thank joylreed
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Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

We did see the Buddy Holly story among other musicals and plays. The sound system is amazing👍🏻 They have a a nice bar and a Buffet and bar option. It is very well organized with ushers soo helpful in locating your seats. They have available...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2015

This is a beautiful theatre in the mountains outside of Ruidoso. The facilities inside are top notch and the productions are high quality. The theatre is not large so all of the seats are very good. It is a great location for concerts or theater.

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Reviewed 18 December 2015

The Spencer Theater is a non-profit organization whose patron Mrs. Spencer felt cowboys need culture, too. It is a beautiful theater and the people who run it bring wonderful entertainment both theatrical and musical to our small southwestern section of the world. The Ten Tenors,...More

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Reviewed 16 December 2015

A bit off the beaten path but definitely worth a visit. They have free tour of building (including backstage stuff) on Tuesday and Thursday.

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Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts is one of the Premiere places to go, not only in Ruidoso, but in the whole South West. They draw performers that you might only otherwise see in New York City, and who in the world would want...More

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Reviewed 4 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

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Reviewed 9 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
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Response from William J | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much scattered throughout the year. They have website with all their shows.
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Response from ravensnest89 | Reviewed this property |
There is no dress code but it sure is nice getting dressed up once in awhile.
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Mary H
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Response from altitude80 | Reviewed this property |
check their website!
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