Arts & Entertainment

Fort Lewis stages feel-good musical comedy

For Benjy Stone, 1954 was “My Favorite Year.” As he makes clear, “not the best year, but my favorite.” For the 1992 Broadway musical of the same title, the distinction between best and interesting...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘The Music Man’ coming to Cortez in high school production

Trombones, conniving salesmen and a barbershop quartet are marching in to Montezuma-Cortez High School next week, for the high school theater department’s opening weekend of “The Music Man.” The...

DATE: March 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The MET to time-travel to World War I with ‘Daughter of the Regiment’

There are four reasons to see Saturday’s MET Live in HD performance of Donizetti’s “Daughter of the Regiment” – (and one not to). Donizetti’s 1840 comedic opera, “The Daughter of the Regiment” is...

DATE: March 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango High School Troupe 1096 to stage magical ‘Peter and the Starcatcher’

By the time members of Durango High School Troupe 1096 got on stage Wednesday to run through their newest production, “Peter and the Starcatcher,” they had not practiced for a week because of the...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Sunflower Theatre will host multimedia ‘Martian Chronicles’

Ray Bradbury’s novel “The Martian Chronicles” is coming to the Sunflower Theatre in multimedia form. As opposed to more contemporary works that might focus on the scientific aspects of Martian...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘The Vagina Monologues’ will include reading by men

This weekend, men will be taking the stage for the annual performance of “The Vagina Monologues.” Matthew Gomez, one of four men who will perform the reading “Man Prayer” during Friday and...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Merely Players brings ‘Doubt’ to Second Avenue

“Doubt: A Parable” will open Friday at Durango Arts Center . It will run only two weekends and will close with a matinee performance Feb. 24. Chances are you’ve seen the 2008 movie starring Meryl...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Carmen: The book, the opera, the sizzling seductress

The opera about a seductive gypsy who tempts an upright soldier then deserts him for a sexy bullfighter is not exactly family fare. But it is very French. In the 1870s, upcoming composer Georges...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Pump and Dump Show’ wants to make moms laugh

Moms, comedians Tracey Tee and Shayna Ferm know you’re overworked, overtired and seriously need a break. They also know that some of you haven’t been out of the house without the kiddos in about a...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

2019 Snowdown Follies keeps the comedy coming

Thirty-three years. Thirty-one years. Twenty-eight years. Some of the cast and crew of the annual Snowdown Follies have been volunteering in the show longer than some participants and audience...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Durango arts community says goodbye to one of its own

On Dec. 24, Durango lost a major force in the local arts community when Dennis Johnson died at age 83. Perhaps best known to most as co-owner with his wife, Anna, of Stuart’s of Durango for nearly...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Director of Miller play leaves after dispute

NEW YORK – A seasoned Broadway director has parted company with a forthcoming Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” because, he says, the late playwright’s estate declined to let him...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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