Ar 170119592
Ar 170119592

‘Aladdin’ star James Monroe Iglehart switches to ‘Hamilton’

NEW YORK – Tony Award-winner James Monroe Iglehart is trading in his genie bottle for a place in American history onstage. Iglehart, the star of “Aladdin” on Broadway, will join “Hamilton” in the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ar 170119815
Ar 170119815

Durango DOT Comedy to take the DAC stage

Improv comedy troupe Durango DOT Comedy will be putting on a show this weekend at the Durango Arts Center theater. Audience participation is a big part of the night: Spectators are given the...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Story of the ages: The lure of unattainable love

“L’Amour de Loin” (Love from Afar) is a new opera about an old human condition: longing for love and connection. Because it is based on historical figures and involves distances, obstacles and...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ar 161209638
Ar 161209638

‘The Nutcracker’ returns to concert hall

Every December for the past 10 years, families have been heading to the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College for the yearly production of “The Nutcracker,” presented by the State Street...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ar 161209940
Ar 161209940

Merely Players brings ‘A Christmas Carol’ to the stage

A holiday mainstay, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is a story we’re all familiar with: King of the grouchy misers Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future and...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ar 161119608
Ar 161119608

Durango High School releases the beast within

The monster in the Durango High School production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is so grotesque, a dozen horns sprout from his back. Deformed and angry, the Beast snarls like a desperate...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ar 161119934
Ar 161119934

Playwrights invited to submit plays to DAC

The Durango Arts Center invites emerging and established playwrights to submit original plays to the 10-Minute Play Contest. Annually, DAC receives more than 100 submissions from around the...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ar 161119960
Ar 161119960

Sarah Vowell to perform Thursday at concert hall

Next Thursday at the Fort Lewis Community Concert Hall, New York Times bestselling author, “This American Life” editor and commentator and frequent “Daily Show” guest Sarah Vowell will be making...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ar 161109832
Ar 161109832

Durango High School Troupe 1096 to open ‘Beauty and the Beast’

When the curtains go up, Durango High School Troupe 1096 will be ready. The troupe’s production of “Beauty and the Beast” will open tonight, and as they were putting the finishing touches on the...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ar 161109989
Ar 161109989

‘Ash pit’ redefined when cremains scattered at the Met

Only rarely in its history has the Metropolitan Opera canceled a performance partway through, and the reason is always death. In 1960, Leonard Warren finished his aria “Morir! Tremenda cosa” (To...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ar 161029984
Ar 161029984

Fort Lewis College Hawkapellas hit the right note

On Tuesday afternoon, Roshong Recital Hall at Fort Lewis College was filled with energy as college students streamed in for the hourlong, twice-a-week Hawkapella rehearsal. And no one was...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ar 161019658
Ar 161019658

Tip a glass to O. Henry

‘Tipping a Glass to O Henry’ presented Tuesday at FLC “Tipping a Glass to O. Henry” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Durango Arts Center. The performance highlights the author’s...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts