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The enduring lament, “Always a Bridesmaid,” gets a new twist in a wonderful production of “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” now playing at the Durango Arts Center.Running through our...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

... Don’t tell me, it’s Paula Poundstone

Paula Poundstone is one of those people who you’d much rather have as a friend than a foe.When wit, knowledge and impeccable timing meet, as they do in Poundstone’s case, the usual result is a...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

True love takes work

DATE: Feb. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

The curse of The Ring ends the Wagner cycle

Magic potions, blood oaths, betrayals and a flaming conclusion. What more could you ask for in grand opera? Ah, yes, a magic ring, an evil dwarf, a handsome but careless hero and a heroine who...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Snowdown comes alive

When Tinker Bell wears a plus-size leotard and has hairy legs, you know you're at the Follies. When the Queen of Hearts has a drinking problem, you know you're in Durango. When Jeff Rea sings a...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Met’s latest offering has a little of everything

Here’s an opera recipe for Saturday’s world premiere at Durango’s Storyteller Theatre:Take two lovers from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and toss them onto the island of Shakespeare’s “Tempest.”...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Pilobolus was worth the wait

We use the word dance to describe movement that’s fluid, rhapsodic, lyrical, impassioned – motion with a certain flow of tension and release. On Tuesday night at the Community Concert Hall at Fort...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Strong efforts save weak script

The ice-struck lakes of Wisconsin where bearded fishermen with ridiculous accents drill “wishing holes” may seem as foreign as a Packers fan in Pagosa Springs (especially this week). But “Guys On...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

‘Book of Mormon’ play heads for Denver

“The Book of Mormon” is coming home.Tickets for the nine-time Tony Award-winning musical will go on sale Jan. 22 for a limited showing Aug. 14 through Sept. 2 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Pagosa actors tackle Sedaris’ cheeky script

Robin Hebert is a bit tall to play an elf, but he has the energy, mischievousness, facial expressions and weird vocal ability to pull off Crumpet. He’s the star elf working at Macy’s Herald Square...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Vanishing act

DATE: Dec. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

Wood-Patterson ready for Act 3

Mona Wood-Patterson has a simple bit of advice for anyone embarking on a career in theater.“If you find a good tech director, you should marry that person,” she told a crowd Dec. 10 at the Denver...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Performing Arts

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