Theatre Aspen Season Passes On Sale Now
Theatre Aspen announced that season passes go on sale today for the upcoming summer season. A variety of passes, with exclusive access to booking seats, no fees and other benefits, are available, including specially priced preview passes and the popular Local's Pass for valley residents, offered through June 5. Season Passes are on sale for as low as $80 for the Preview Pass. Single tickets will be available May 15th. Passes are available at TAtix.co and complete schedules and pricing can be found on the organization's website at theatreaspen.org. The season opens with previews beginning June 24, 2017.
Carbonell Award winner and Theatre Aspen favorite Mark Martino will direct and choreograph Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards®. With a book by Tom Meehan and Mark O'Donnell and music and lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, the musical will run in repertory through August 19th.
The season also features Sex with Strangers, by Laura Eason, directed by Denver-based Christy Montour-Larson. The show runs from July 6th through August 12th.
The Theatre for Young Audience series opens in July with the new musical The World According to Snoopy, based on the comic strip "PEANUTS" by Charles M. Schulz (lyrics by Hal Hackady, music by Larry Grossman). The show is based on a revised book by Kaitlin Hopkins, Adam Cates and Larry Grossman. Hopkins directs, with choreography by Cates. The musical opens July 13th and plays through August 15th.
Theatre Aspen's 3rd annual Aspen Theatre Festival, featuring new plays and musicals being developed for the stage. This year the festival takes place between September 8-16th at various locations, with final presentations at the Wheeler Opera House. The festival lineup and casting will be announced later in the spring.
All productions take place in the Hurst Theatre in Rio Grande Park and will be underwritten by season sponsor ANB Bank, with the generous support of Chuck Wall and Nancy Wall, Soledad and Bob Hurst, Franklin and Barbara Carson, Jessica and John Fullerton, Darlynn and Tom Fellman, Jim and Brenda Grusecki, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, Melanie Sturm and Marc Zachary, Terri and Tony Caine, the City of Aspen, Colorado Creative Industries, Les Dames d'Aspen, The Thrift Shop and The Aspen Club and Spa.