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Final weekend of Thingamajig’s summer season

By Laura Moore
Special to The PREVIEW

Photo courtesy Thingamajig Theatre Company Seating is limited for the final performances of the summer repertory season at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts. Sunday’s performance is sold out, leaving only tonight, Friday and Saturday to enjoy either “A Chorus Line” or “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.”

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Seating is limited for the final performances of the summer repertory season at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts. Sunday’s performance is sold out, leaving only tonight, Friday and Saturday to enjoy either “A Chorus Line” or “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.”

“A Chorus Line” on Thursday, Aug. 21, and Friday, Aug. 22, and “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” on Saturday, Aug. 23, are all that is left of the hit summer repertory season at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts (sorry, the Sunday, Aug. 24, performance of “Beauty and the Beast” is sold out).

Five thousand visitors and locals have already enjoyed this summer’s fantastic array of productions. Seating is extremely limited for the final performances. All tickets can be purchased online at www.pagosacenter.org or by calling the box office at 731-SHOW. The Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts is located at 2313 Eagle Drive and the box office hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 1-7 p.m. for the month of August.

Season tickets on sale

Thingamajig Theatre Company is proud to announce our winter season lineup, with five wonderful shows ranging from dramas to comedies to holiday musicals. Season tickets for the winter season are on sale now for a limited time only. Perks for our season ticket holders include champagne openings, reserved seat options and free come-again tickets.

“Misterman” by Edna Walsh featuring Craig MacArthur and Olympia Dukakis opens the season on Oct. 10 and runs through Nov. 2. “A seductive and terrifying portrait of luminous madness that dares you not to look away.”

“Chaps! A Jingle Jangle Christmas” by Jahnna Beecham and Malcolm Hillgartner celebrates the return of Perry Davis Harper (Jean Valjean) to the Thingamajig stage and runs Dec. 12 through 28.  “The audience-favorite BBC musical is a hilarious and heart-warming holiday show!”

“Lend Me a Tenor” by Ken Ludwig is the laugh-out-loud comedy Thingamajig promises every year in the same fashion of “Guys on Ice,” “Office Space the Musical” and “Boeing Boeing.” “Lend Me a Tenor” runs Jan. 9 through 25. “A comic masterpiece of mayhem.”

“Cowboys Are My Weakness” by Pam Houston, a collection of short stories by Creede, Colo., author Pam Houston, is being adapted for the stage. Feb. 12 through 22. “A good man is hard to find, but a good cowboy practically impossible.”

“A Picasso” by Jeffrey Hatcher — the brilliant playwright who wrote “Turn of the Screw” (Thingamajig October 2012) — featuring “Red’s” Dennis Elkins opens on May 15 and runs to May 31.

This story was posted on August 21, 2014.