Exit Stage Left: The Demise of A Community Theater

By Elliot Jackson Every community gets the community theater – if it gets one at all – that reflects it in some way. Its beginnings, its tenure, the choices it makes along the way in which plays to produce, which performers to feature, what sort of audience it is trying to attract and, finally, its […]

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Creede Reperatory Theater 2009 – Hitting all the right notes

by Marcia Darnell Creede Repertory Theatre (CRT) is celebrating its 44th season with myriad musicals, including two premiere works. Beginning June 5, theater-goers will be treated to an abundance of music. According to Maurice LaMee, CRT’s creative director, all the actors hired this year had to be able to sing as well as act.

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Love and laughter for Creede theater’s 39th season

Article by Marcia Darnell Theater – June 2004 – Colorado Central Magazine – CREEDE REPERTORY THEATRE opens its 2004 season on June 4 with a blast of laughter, by presenting The Foreigner, by Larry Shue, author of The Nerd, and winner of two Obies and an Outer Critics Circle Award. In The Foreigner, an Englishman […]

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Is there a legal limit to the snow in Gunnalot?

Brief by Central Staff Theater – March 2004 – Colorado Central Magazine One of our favorite local theater productions is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year: the annual Son-of-a-Gunn in Gunnison. Usually it’s a comic parody of some popular Broadway musical — past productions have included “Gunnisoon” (from “Brigadoon”) and “Alice in Gunderland” — and […]

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A new leader for a new season at Creede Repertory Theatre

Article by Marcia Darnell Theater – June 2001 – Colorado Central Magazine “IT REALLY FEELS LIKE coming home,” says Maurice LaMee, surveying his new office. The creative director of Creede Repertory Theatre has only been on the job since October but has already sparked a revolution — CRT’s 2001 season will extend into fall.

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