As many of you know, the old-timey Shepherdstown Opera House, just a block and a half away from the front door of the Inn, is one of our favorite places on German Street. A cozy atmosphere, popcorn with real butter and beer or wine at the concession, and the best in independent and foreign films – we truly love it! Well, a great spot in town has just got better – Lawrence Cumbo, a local documentary producer, recently bought the Opera House from long-time owner Rusty Berry and he’s bringing some exciting additions to the old lineup.
Most weeks, there’s live music on Thursday nights, movie showings added on Wednesdays, $5 admission to Monday night movies, and the Opera House Movie Club – $5 per month for two movies each Saturday geared to the youngsters (this week it’s Flicka and Snoopy Come Home). The selection of beer, wine, sodas and snacks at the concession has been expanded. A few leather couches have been added to the front with a small dance area for the music shows. The vintage movie seats have been retained, so you still need to look for a pillow for your seat; otherwise, you risk having a seriously numb backside by the time the show’s over. That’s the Opera House we know and love!
Check our website for our February Holiday package that includes two tickets to the Opera House. No matter when you come to Shepherdstown, WV, be sure to plan a visit to the new-old Opera House.
Jeanne & Jim at theThomas Shepherd Inn B&B in Shepherdstown, WV