The Melodrama Directory

"Stay Melodramatic!"

The most Melodramatic  Theatres in America

Here's a directory so you can hunt down and attend a melodrama today. You will Thank Yourself!

CALIFORNIA

Gaslight Melodrama Theatre & Music Hall
Don't miss their Summer Melodrama Theatre Children's Workshops
12748 Jomani Dr - Bakersfield, CA 93312
http://www.themelodrama.com 

The Camino Real Playhouse
Home of Professor Mack & keeping Melodrama
alive and well in Orange County California
31776 El Camino Real - San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Melodramas when the Swallows return to Capistrano Each Year
http://www.caminorealplayhouse.org/Melodrama.html 

Olde Coloma Theatre
Old Fashioned Melodrama in Coloma, California
380 Monument Road, Coloma, CA 95613
Home of the Coloma Crescent Players!
http://www.oldecolomatheatre.org 

The All-American Melodrama Theater
and Music Hall

In the Long Beach Shoreline Village
429 Shoreline Village Drive - Suite E
Long Beach, California 90802
http://www.allamericanmelodrama.com 

The Triangle Club Melodramas
In the Julian Town Hall in Julian, CA
Sharing Melodramas for almost 50 years
http://www.julianmelodrama.com 

Golden Chain Theatre
P.O. Box 604, Oakhurst, CA 93644
A theater with history and a ghost of a villain that visits productions.
http://www.goldenchaintheatre.org 

The Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville
Cabaret tables with sawdust on the floor and honky-tonk piano music
1863 Pacific Blvd. Hwy 1 - Oceano, CA 93475
http://www.americanmelodrama.com

San Gabriel Valley Repertory Theatre
Dining Dramatically
Keeping the art of melodrama deliciously alive
Where dinner, a show and free parking come together in one place
and where interactive fun does not need to be plugged in.
P.O. Box 38 - Glendora, CA 91740-0038 - sgvrt626@gmail.com 
http://www.sgvrt.com 

COLORADO

Butte Opera House
139 E. Bennett Ave - Cripple Creek, Colorado
http://www.cripplecreekplayers.com 

Durango Melodrama & Vaudeville
At the Historic Strater Hotel
699 Main Ave - Durango, Colorado 81301
For tickets call 970-375-7160
or go online: http://www.DurangoMelodrama.com 

Iron Springs Melodrama Theatre in Pikes Peak
444 Ruxton Avenue - Manitou Springs, CO 80829
NEW MANAGEMENT! Tickets: (719) 685-5104 or (719) 685-5572
The Iron Springs Chateau Melodrama Dinner Theater
provides the Pikes Peak region with
evenings of melodramatic comedy.
www.ironspringschateau.com 

IDAHO

The Sixth Street Theater
212 Sixth Street - Wallace, ID 83873-1243
http://www.sixthstreetmelodrama.com 

KANSAS

The Martin City Melodrama & Vaudeville Company
A live, professional theater company in Kansas
95th Street and Metcalf Avenue (169 Hwy) - Overland Park, Kansas
http://www.martincitymelodrama.org/history.htm 

Mosley Street Melodrama
234 N. Mosley in Old Town - Wichita, KS 67203
They also have Melodramas for Kids and Musical Comedy Reviews
http://www.mosleystreet.com 

MINNESOTA

Fergus Falls Funtastics Theatre Troupe
602 West Cavour
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Fergus Falls Funtastics Theatre Troupe is found at
Elmer's Texas Barbeque on Otter Tail Lake
(near Battle Lake, Minnesota).
More than 3,200 have seen the show in two seasons!
The actual stage/performance pavilion is at www.elmersbarbeque.com
Elmer's Authentic Texas Barbeque - 27896 Highway 78
Battle Lake, MN 56515.
www.fergusfuntastics.com 

Mantorville Theatre Company
5th Street West - PO Box 194
Mantorville, Minnesota 55944
SHAMELESS PLUG: They just completed their 41st season of
melodramatic madness a true Victorian Frontier dating back to 1854.
Call 507-635-5420 to order tickets or visit them online.
http://www.mantorvillain.com 

MISSISSIPPI

Vicksburg Theatre Guild
P. O. Box 821472 - Vicksburg, MS 39182,
http://www.vicksburg.com/~gold 

OREGON

Sawdust Theatre
1st and Adams - Coquille, OR 97423
http://www.sawdusttheatre.com 

Cripple Creek Players Classic Melodrama
in the Butte Opera House
P. O. Box 957
Cripple Creek, CO. 80813
http://www.cripplecreekplayers.com 

Astor Street Opry Company
P.O. Box 743 - 279 W. Marine Drive - Astoria, Oregon 97103
An all-year-round theater company for 21 seasons of melodrama
http://www.shanghaiedinastoria.com 

NEBRASKA

The Freemont Dinner Train Melodramas
Train Office: 650 N. "H" St. - Fremont, NE 68025 (800) 942-7245
Click this link: http://www.melodrama.net/train.htm
http://www.dinnertrain.net

NEW MEXICO

The Engine House Theatre Melodrama
NM State Highway 14 on the Turquoise Trail - Madrid, NM 87010
http://www.turquoisetrail.org/enginehousetheatre 

Pinos Altos Melodrama Theatre
P.O. Box 53189 - Pinos Altos, NM 88053
Located just six miles north of Silver City on NM 15 at 7040 feet
http://pinosaltos.org/melodrama

The Engine House Theatre
NM State Highway 14 on the Turquoise Trail - Madrid, NM 87010
http://www.turquoisetrail.org/enginehousetheatre 

WASHINGTON

The Golden Garter - A Magical Melodrama Theatre
"Forget 'yer Troubles ... C'mon get happy"
Located in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
710 SW Rock Creek Dr - Stevenson, Washington
http://www.stevetaylorpro.com/GoldenGarter.htm 

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