The Ellen Theatre
The Ellen Theatre
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Monday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Friday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
About
The Ellen Box Office is open on EVENT DAYS: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM & 5:00-Curtain. Check website for showtimes! The Ellen Theatre is dedicated to presenting to the Gallatin Valley the very best in the performing arts, with the goal to entertain, educate and inspire the audience, while celebrating the human experience, providing cultural and social enrichment for all. OPENED IN 1919, when Bozeman boasted a population of nearly 6,000, The Ellen hosted variety shows, silent movies, school plays, town band performances and even an opera featuring a live elephant. Friday night with your favorite sweetheart, the Saturday wild west double feature and the Sunday family concert were staples of life at the historic downtown landmark. Montana TheatreWorks, a local non-profit, reopened Ellen's doors in 2008, with the goal to restore and preserve her history, while providing a future. The Ellen Theatre. The First Best Place for Entertainment!
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ccsfamily
Geneva, IL308 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021 • Couples
The theater was having a “yard” sale in the back of the theater the day we flew into Bozeman. Since we love exploring, we took time to walk around the alley to go to the sale. We had a wonderful visit with the people who helped restore this old theater. My hometown recently restored an old movie theater so it was great to see this happening in other parts of the U.S.
Written 5 January 2022
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sisybel
Bozeman, MT3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Went to an awesome movie premier of a local movie called Hocked and was a local and first time movie maker with the full cast and filming in Bozeman, Mt. If you get a chance to see it be sure to go, next stop for the movie I believe is Film Festivals
Written 28 January 2020
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tandc_11
Leesburg, VA43 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2019 • Solo
This 100-year-old theater is such a cool venue. The ambience is pure nostalgia, and the programming varied and imaginative. (Loved the classic Westerns that were shown weekly this summer!) The Ellen appears to be well-supported by a cadre of dedicated and helpful volunteers.
Written 8 September 2019
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Thanks so much for the positive comments. The Ellen is celebrating 100 years and we're glad that you could be a part of it. On behalf of the entire staff, we look forward to seeing you back here soon.
Written 30 December 2019
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2manygr8places
Tucson, AZ49 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2019 • Couples
Wow! Great show and wonderful opportunity to support local theatre. Lots of fabulous local talent and a couple of Guest Artists. We were tapping our feet! Really enjoyed the orchestra, too. Remaining shows are 8/9 & 8/10 at 7:30 pm and 8/11 at 3 pm.
Written 5 August 2019
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Suzybee51
Lake Charles, LA194 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
We got last minute tickets for their concert which was awesome!! The Ellen is lovely and very historic. It was a delight to be able to go on our visit. The lightning and sound are extraordinary for the age of the theater.
Written 15 June 2019
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Thank you for your kind words. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to The Ellen. Hope to see you again! All the best, The Ellen Theatre staff
Written 7 July 2019
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Sightsee730901
Bozeman, MT245 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Friends
Spent a nice winter afternoon watching the Judy Garland version of A Star is Born. John gave an excellent history on the movie before it began. Always impressed every time I go to the Ellen.
Written 20 March 2019
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Thank you so much for your kind words. Happy to hear you enjoyed the event! We love showing classic films on the Ellen's big screen. Hope to see you next time. -The Ellen Theatre staff
Written 21 March 2019
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LorraineMontana
Bozeman, MT573 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2018 • Couples
Every production we've seen in this theater has been a joy. From Guys And Dolls to comedienne Paula Poundstone, to replays of old classic movies. The sound system is good, the vintage decor amazing. It's a gem in the heart of downtown Bozeman.
Written 3 September 2018
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Hi Lorraine, Thank you so much for your kind words and your patronage. So happy to hear you're enjoying the various events we host and produce. Have a wonderful September and hope to see you back at the theatre in the near future! The Ellen staff
Written 4 September 2018
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normw524
Florence, OR98 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2018 • Family
I write this with fond memories.
The Ellen takes me back to my early years when this was the only way to see a movie. The multiplex didn't exist yet.
The audience was engaged (we saw Charade) and everyone applauded at the end.
My teenage grandson loved the movie and had some nice comments about the layout of the Ellen.
We sat in the mezzanine and frankly for a movie I don't think there is a bad seat.
The Ellen can use a little help to bring her back to prime, but she is on the way and it's great to see the town coming together to make this happen.
Written 26 May 2018
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Thank you so much for your kind words about The Ellen. We love showing the classics on the big screen because these great movies can be shared with multiple generations. Hope to see you back here again! We wouldn't be here without the support of this wonderful community.
Written 18 June 2018
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KenSth
Annapolis, MD24 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2017 • Couples
We were wowed by Ellen Theater's production of Once Upon a Mattress. The pit orchestra was fully scored and well rehearsed. The singing, acting and dancing was excellent. An overall professional performance.
Written 1 August 2017
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ktrevarthen
Belgrade, MT61 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Couples
Love love love. The Ellen is now our Friday night date night ! The summer series of Westerns along with the beauty of this theatre. Perfect. Great venue awesome value
Written 6 July 2017
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