• Locations: Obituaries Published

    Obituary: Wendy Moore, Feb. 18, 1947 to Oct. 5, 2022

    Wendy Moore, a beloved and well-known teacher, school principal and theater artist, died  Oct. 5 at her home in Glenwood Springs surrounded by her family. 

    She was born in Milwaukee to Joseph and Bernice Preiss. Wendy graduated  from Wauwatosa High School in 1965 and earned… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    TRTC opens season with ‘Hurricane Diane’

    Thunder River Theatre Company is opening their 2022-2023 season on Sept. 30, with Pulitzer prize finalist Madeleine George’s original comedy “Hurricane Diane.” The show, directed by Tony nominated actress, Beth Malone, centers on a titular character, Diane — a permaculturalist, who is also the incarnation of the Greek God of… read more →

  • Gypsy: A Musical Fable


    “Theatre Aspen cast delivers a powerful ‘Gypsy’” – Aspen Times.

    Regarded by many as the finest musical ever created, Gypsy is the ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success – while secretly yearning for her own. Set all across America in the 1920s and 30s,…

  • Locations: News Published

    The Valley is alive with ‘The Sound of Music’

    The student production of “The Sound of Music,” directed by Sonya Meyer, premiered Friday, April 8. A collaboration between Basalt High, Basalt Middle, Basalt Elementary, Carbondale Middle and Roaring Fork High schools made the show possible. 

    This wildly popular musical set at the beginning of World War II, follows… read more →

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    MGP Presents: Suzanne Santo at The Ute Theater


    (Rifle, CO) Saturday, January 29th @ 7:30 pm
    CD Release Party! Suzanne’s new album Yard Sale came out on August 27, 2021 via on Soundly / Thirty Tigers which features Gary Clark Jr and Shakey Graves.
    Suzanne Santo has never been afraid to blur the lines. A tireless…

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    Noise Pollution: The AC/DC Experience at The Ute Theater


    (Rifle, CO) – Saturday, January 22 @ 7:30 pm
    Some things in life just keep giving year after year. In the rock n’ roll world, it is the music of AC/DC. From the early days with Bon Scott to the modern era with Brian Johnson, AC/DC delivers the goods.…

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    MGP Presents: Lil Smokies at The Ute Theater


    (Rifle, CO) – Friday, January 14th @ 7:30 pm
    When people see The Lil Smokies setting up their acoustic instruments, they’re often unprepared for the electric energy they generate. Drawing on the energy of a rock band and the Laurel Canyon songwriting of the ‘70s, The Lil Smokies are…

  • Locations: News Published

    Review: “As Close as I Can” by Cassidy Willey

    Thunder River Theatre Company recently debuted Cassidy Willey’s original piece, “As Close As I Can,” a show based on her personal experiences. Willey became a mother as she was dealing with the loss of her parents. The production, which runs 45 minutes, was first performed at the Denver Fringe Festival… read more →




    Produced in collaboration by TACAW and Voices, Nuestras Voces is an original theater project created by local Latin creatives. Under the direction of Gabriela Alvarez Espinoza with support from VOICES’ and TACAW’s artistic and production staff, the Spanish-language show will share dynamic talents and stories from our community.

    Starting with…

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    Men on Boats


    Ten explorers. Four boats. One Grand Canyon. The true(ish) history of John Wesley Powell’s 1869 expedition to chart the Colorado River.

    A one-armed captain and a crew of insane but loyal volunteers comprise the Powell Geographic Expedition and the cast of characters in the story, but in Jaclyn Backhaus’ telling,…