Couple undertakes restoration of historic Mancos Opera House

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Couple undertakes restoration of historic Mancos Opera House

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The Mancos Opera House, 136 W. Grand Ave., in Mancos.
The upstairs theater in the Mancos Opera House. Its ceiling is in need of repair.
Philip Walters stands on the Mancos Opera House stage. “I’d like to do the not-so-fun stuff that the building needs to last another 100 years,” says Walters, “but then start getting out of the way of the creative people that can make it go.”
A wall in the Mancos Opera House’s old dressing room bears the signature of Diane Hall, now known as Diane Keaton.
A historic photo of the Mancos Opera House decorated for a graduation ceremony.

Couple undertakes restoration of historic Mancos Opera House

The Mancos Opera House, 136 W. Grand Ave., in Mancos.
The upstairs theater in the Mancos Opera House. Its ceiling is in need of repair.
Philip Walters stands on the Mancos Opera House stage. “I’d like to do the not-so-fun stuff that the building needs to last another 100 years,” says Walters, “but then start getting out of the way of the creative people that can make it go.”
A wall in the Mancos Opera House’s old dressing room bears the signature of Diane Hall, now known as Diane Keaton.
A historic photo of the Mancos Opera House decorated for a graduation ceremony.
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