Monday, 7 October 2013

Aspen Nightlife – Theatre in the Park




Founded in 1983 by Kent Reed, Theatre in the Park



has become an Aspen tradition that adds to the



delight of Aspen nightlife. Theatre in the Park once



actually was theatre that was performed in a tent in



the park. Now, however, Theatre in the Park has



changed its name to Theatre Aspen, and a new



permanent structure is in development. This will



allow Theatre in the Park to hold year-round



performances, instead of summer-only performances.





Contemporary and classical plays are all presented



by the theatre. If you are in Aspen around Christmas



time, make sure that you see the theatre’s



presentation of “Its A Wonderful Life.” As a summer-



only venue, sixty shows are performed each year.



Once the company has its permanent structure, we



can expect many more each year.





The Theatre Aspen also has many training programs



for adults and children. Currently, performances are



held between June and August. The Theatre in the



Park is located in the Rio Grande Park. Heat is



provided on chilly nights, and there is an area to enjoy



cocktails during intermissions, as well as before and

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