THEATRE ASPEN COMPLETES LINE-UP FOR 2019 SEASON WITH TONY AWARD-WINNING PLAY GOD OF CARNAGE

January 24, 2019

Jed Bernstein, Producing Director of Theatre Aspen, announced today that Yasmina Reza’s Tony Award-winning play God of Carnage, directed by Karen Azenberg (Artistic Director of Salt Lake City’s largest non-profit, Pioneer Theatre Company) will round out the 2019 Summer Season. God of Carnage joins the previously announced Tony Award-winning musical...

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Newsies to Feature Largest Cast Ever Alongside Local Professionals

December 11, 2018

Graham Northrup, Theatre Aspen’s Director of Education, announced the cast for the Winter Conservatory production of Disney’s Newsies today. Students aged 12-18 will work with local professionals to produce this much-loved musical. The largest cast of any Theatre Aspen Winter Conservatory production to date, Newsies will feature 35 students who...

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Two Major Musicals Take the Stage in 2019

November 27, 2018

Jed Bernstein, Producing Director of Theatre Aspen, announced today two musicals for the 2019 season. The Tony Award-winning musical Guys and Dolls will kick off the summer production slate, directed by Tony Award nominee Hunter Foster, who returns to Theatre Aspen for his second summer. Additionally, Carbonell Award winner Mark Martino returns for a...

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It’s MADness on the Wheeler stage

September 17, 2017

After singing, dancing and acting in a musical production before an audience for two-plus hours, what better way to unwind than to engage in a little post-show improv action? "Here's what's crazy," actress Nicole Parker revealed. "We think that's super fun." Parker is among the group of actors and comics...

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Broadway World: MADtv to Hit the Stage in The MAD Show in Developmental Run at Theatre Aspen

August 23, 2017

Theatre Aspen has announced a partnership with The Wheeler Opera House for the fourth annual Aspen Theatre Festival. The collaboration will support a developmental production of THE MAD SHOW, created from the twisted minds of "the Usual Gang of Idiots" behind MAD Magazine. Beginning September 12th, the work will culminate in two presentations...

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Growing up on the Theatre Aspen stage

August 10, 2017

Annabel O'Hagan pretty much grew up onstage in the Theatre Aspen tent. Seeing shows there fed her love of theater as a kid. Some of her first onstage performances were in that tent as a teenager and Theatre Aspen School student. And this summer, the 20-year-old Harvard University rising junior and Theatre...

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The World According to Snoopy Features Gianna Yanelli

July 13, 2017

Despite the energetic, eight-plus-hour days spent inside the Hurst Theatre — performing in one musical while rehearsing for another — actress Gianna Yanelli feels like she is on holiday. "It's just so beautiful here, it's like a freaking postcard. It's crazy," Yanelli said of Aspen. "It's like work but...

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Theatre Aspen’s ‘Sex with Strangers’ is a love story for the social media age

July 6, 2017

The first line in the play "Sex with Strangers" is: "Who are you?" This eternal and existential question has gotten yet more complicated in the digital age, when who you are online may not be who you are in the real world. "Sex with Strangers," which begins previews at Theatre Aspen...

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Starring in Theatre Aspen’s ‘Hairspray,’ young actress finds more than a great role

June 28, 2017

The musical "Hairspray" changed Taylor Hartsfield's life, both professionally and personally. As the 23-year-old Los Angeles-based actress prepares to star in Theatre Aspen's summer production of the Broadway smash, she said, her long relationship with the show is coming full circle. A recent graduate of California State University in Fullerton, Hartsfield...

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Aspen Times Weekly: Most Anticipated Summer Arts Events, 2017

June 8, 2017

‘Hairspray’ has been on stages around the world, been adapted into a feature film and last winter became a must-see live TV event. But it’s never been shrink-wrapped into a cozy theater like the Hurst, where the John Waters cult hit-turned Broadway smash will run all summer.” (June 8, 2017) ...

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