Thunder River Theatre Company

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    TRTC proves its prowess

    Editor’s note: This review contains plot details that may be deemed “spoilers”

    David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Proof”, is a laboratory built to test your interpersonal compass. Thunder River Theater Company’s interpretation, directed by Valley veteran Sue Lavin, is just as honest as it is provocative,read more →

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    Seeking 'Proof' amid madness

    Theater, theater, theater! As with many art forms, it is pervasive in this Valley. This week, we’re highlighting three local productions with a review and two previews. Following is one of the previews for Thunder River Theatre Company’s (TRTC) upcoming production of “Proof,” opening this Friday, Nov. 18. read more →

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    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 →

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    TRTC rebrands at 25

    Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) is celebrating its 25th anniversary with an open house gala and cabaret at their building on Saturday, June 25. The event will feature food trucks, including Mama’s Pierogi, and a bar for adult attendees courtesy of Marble Distilling. 

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    Women’s Voices project returns with ‘Wetlands’

    Local nonprofit VOICES will premier their upcoming project, “Wetlands,” at the Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC) building on April 29 at 7:30 p.m. The show is repeated on April 30 at the same time and on May 1 at 6 p.m. A final performance will be held at the Wheeler… read more →

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    TRTC delivers two art forms at once

    It’s a rare occurrence for Thunder River Theatre Company (TRTC), or any theater, to have two openings in the same week. In this case, only one of the two is a theatrical opening. Still, for TRTC, it’s a first worth celebrating.

    A theatrical performance, “Circle Mirror Transformation,” opens on Thursday,… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt - 9 de diciembre

    Electric road show

    On Dec. 11, CLEER, Garfield Clean Energy, Xcel Energy and Grid Alternatives are putting on an eclectic vehicle road show at the Garfield County Fairgrounds in Rifle. Attendees can test drive a variety of electric vehicles. Under a Xcel Energy rebate, income eligible people can qualify for… read more →

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    Consensual Improv!

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    Consensual Improv!
    Friday, December 3, 2021
    Doors & Bar 7:30PM / Showtime 8:00PM

    In the style of “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and Chicago’s Second City, the theatre’s resourceful improv troupe takes comedy to new levels. Enjoy improv games featuring spontaneous hilarity, audience interaction and lightning-fast wit.…

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    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 →

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    Men on Boats

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    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,…