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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Crystal Palace Restaurant Review: This is Aspen’s only dinner theatre and it has enjoyed seasons of successful satirical revues since owner Mead Metclaf opened it in 1957. The décor is over-the-top red Victorian with huge crystal chandeliers, a balcony devised from old wrought-iron headboards and more stained glass than Chartres. The cocktail lounge bar is made of old fireplaces, and while you’re having a drink before the show, you’ll enjoy inspecting the two antique cars, a 1921 Model T and a 1908 Maxwell, on display. The satirical musical reviews cover such topics as Viagra, Teletubbies and mad cow disease, and the professional entertainers (who double as waiters) are quite talented. Prime rib is a house specialty, as is roast rack of lamb and roast duckling with fruit stuffing and Brandy sauce. The wine list may well be the best we’ve ever seen at a dinner theatre.