Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts to open summer theater season May 31


The Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts is thrilled to remind you about its highly anticipated 2024 summer theater season opening May 31, promising an unforgettable lineup of incredible performances set against the backdrop of the San Juan Mountains.

From big, classic showcases to jukebox musicals, this summer’s lineup at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts promises something for everyone. Audiences can expect another season of top-notch productions featuring talented actors from across the globe, dazzling sets in rep and memorable music that will surely leave you humming the songs long after the show is over.

Show lineup

“Jimmy Buffet’s Escape to Margaritaville”: Get ready to escape to paradise with this fun-filled musical featuring the music of Jimmy Buffet. Follow Tully, a laid-back island bartender, and Rachel, a career-driven tourist, as they embark on a journey of self-discovery and romance. Audiences will enjoy the infectious energy of Buffet’s iconic songs and the vibrant atmosphere of a tropical getaway.

“Beautiful: The Carole King Musical”: Take a trip down memory lane with this Tony and Grammy award-winning musical that tells the inspiring true story of King’s rise to stardom. From her humble beginnings as a Brooklyn teenager to her reign as one of the most successful singer-songwriters in music history, “Beautiful” celebrates King’s timeless music and indomitable spirit.

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”: Be our guest and experience the magic of Disney’s beloved tale as old as time. Follow Belle, a smart and adventurous young woman, as she discovers the true meaning of love and inner beauty when she meets the Beast, a cursed prince trapped in the form of a monstrous creature. Audiences of all ages will be enchanted by the enchanting music, dazzling costumes and unforgettable characters of this classic fairy tale.

“Finding Nemo Kids” (children’s theater presentation): Dive into an underwater adventure with this delightful children’s production based on Disney-Pixar’s hit animated film. Join Marlin, a nervous clownfish, and his forgetful friend Dory as they embark on a daring journey across the ocean to find Marlin’s lost son, Nemo. Featuring catchy songs, colorful costumes and lovable characters, “Finding Nemo Kids” is sure to delight young audiences and families alike.

Whether you’re a local, visiting from the region or enjoying a summer getaway in Pagosa Springs, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at the Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts. Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of live, professional theater.

Tickets for the 2024 summer theater season are now on sale and can be purchased online at or by calling (970) 731-SHOW (7469).