Out of mines & onto stage

Out of mines & onto stage

Creede’s theater experiment began nearly half century ago

Out of mines & onto stage

The Creede Repertory Theatre has been producing plays in the small mountain town since 1966. Actors greet the audience after a production of “Around the World in 80 Days” recently in Creede.
“Around the World in 80 Days” is one of seven to nine different shows the Creede Repertory Theatre is performing at various times this season.
The Creede Repertory Theatre has been entertaining the residents of Creede and visitors since 1966.
Sheric Hull, an electrician from Orange City, Iowa, changes the gels for the lights. A crew of about a dozen stage hands, electricians, actors, carpenters, costume designers and othersworked after the production of “Around the World in 80 Days” to change the set for the next day’s production of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”
Caitlin Wise, from New York City, prepares for “Around the World in 80 Days.”
The small mountain town of Creede boasts a repertory theater that draws actors and audience members from all over the United States.
The crew readies the stage for “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”
Props artisan Amanda Relaford modified these Barbie dolls to look like statuettes for the Creede Repertory Theatre’s production of “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum.”
The Creede Repertory Theatre has a total of 89 members, the vast majority being seasonal residents of the small mountain town.
Props artisan Amanda Relaford created this elephant for the Creede Repertory Theatre’s production of “Around the World in 80 Days.”
If you go

For information about the season and all of Creede Repertory Theatre’s programs, visit www.creederep.org or call (719) 658-2540. Play tickets range from $10 for children up to $33.

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