A Showcase of the Past, a Stage for the Future


Enjoy Our Events

In our inaugural 2017 season, we offered live community theater, opera, jazz, blues, folk-rock, a community talent show, a songwriter showcase and a Non-Profits Night Out gala. 2018 offered new delights, from theater, rock, blues, spoken word, poetry and Cowboy Church. Check out our 2019 schedule, coming soon!

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Support Our Rehabilitation

You voted and helped us win $150,000 for the rehabilitation by voting every day in October for our project at VoteYourMainStreet/Leadville Learn more about this amazing preservation program here. Yes, you did it, Leadville, and won us first place and a great start to our rehabilitation fundraising.

The city of Leadville, Colorado purchased the historic Tabor Opera House in 2016 with grants received from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs, History Colorado State Historical Fund, El Pomar Foundation, Boettcher Foundation and Gates Family Foundation. The opera house is now under the management of The Tabor Opera House Preservation Foundation, which has embarked on a mission to preserve and rehabilitate the building and create a cultural and community center in Leadville.

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Volunteer With Us

Do you love the Tabor Opera House and want to help, but don't have a million dollars to donate? Then volunteer! As a volunteer-run organization, we need all the help we can get. Get in touch and share your time and talents.

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Explore Our History

The Tabor Opera House is more than a gorgeous historic Italianate opera house built in a hundred days by scandalously divorced silver baron Horace Tabor. Learn about our history as a building and as a newly re-organized foundation.

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Enriching the LEADVILLE COmmunity

A whole world of music, dance, theater, comedies and more is on stage at the Tabor Opera House.  We have performances sure to please everyone!



Concerts. Musicals. Comedies. Performances of all types, in our beautiful, historic Tabor Opera House.