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Montezuma-Cortez High to perform ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

A fiddler on a roof may seem to have a uniquely precarious situation, but perhaps there are some universal parallels that can be drawn. At least according to Tevye, the Jewish milkman hero of the...

DATE: March 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Bayfield High School theater gets dramatic with ‘Bright Star’

For their final show of the year, Bayfield High School student actors have been tasked with digging deep into their emotions with their production “Bright Star.” Written by Steve Martin and Edie...

DATE: March 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Staging a timeless ‘Macbeth’

When actors in Merely Players take the stage at Durango Arts Center for their latest production, “Macbeth,” they’re offering a fresh take on the classic Shakespearian tragedy. “I’m pretty excited...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Fort Lewis College stages a taut American drama

“I am mostly bound and blindfolded throughout the play,” Fort Lewis College senior Holden Grace said about his newest role. Grace portrays Michael Wells, a prisoner of Hezbollah in a Beirut...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

An inky-black comic opera for our time

Agrippina, Nero’s mother. Now there’s a subject for a black comedy. Or a satirical opera. At 10:55 a.m. Saturday, The MET Live in HD will live stream Handel’s grim-but-fluffy opera “Agrippina” in...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Laurie Anderson among new arts academy inductees

NEW YORK – Like many incoming members of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Laurie Anderson didn’t know a lot about the venerable honor society until she was asked to join it. “I had only a...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Tim Robbins, The Actors’ Gang to stage ‘The New Colossus’ at Concert Hall

We all have a story about our ancestors, and when Oscar-winning actor and director Tim Robbins comes to town next week with The Actors’ Gang to stage “The New Colossus,” he wants to hear yours....

DATE: Feb. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The tidal power of ‘Porgy and Bess’

Is “Porgy and Bess” an opera or a Broadway musical? Does “Porgy and Bess” represent the African American community in a racist way? Did composer George Gershwin and author DuBose Heyward...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Don’t tell the secret: DHS Troupe 1096 is setting a ‘Trap’

The student actors of Durango High School Troupe 1096 are setting a “Trap” for theater-goers in the form of their next production, and it’s going to be a doozy. Giving too much of the plot away...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango turns out for a rockin’ Follies

Durango, you may not know it, but some of your fellow residents are serious rock gods. And others have serious potty mouths. And still others ... well. At least they were Tuesday at the Snowdown...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Ignacio High School theater to stage ‘Frozen’

Ignacio High School theater students will take the stage at the school Wednesday and Thursday for their production of “Frozen.” “Frozen” is the story of sisters Anna and Elsa: When a prophecy traps...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The MET presents new production of German masterpiece

“Wozzeck,” the play, the opera and a multitude of stage and film adaptations, will always be with us. The story centers on a beleaguered young man who struggles with life at the bottom of the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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