Movie presentation of Life Itself at the Wright Opera House

Life Itself

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Wednesday, Jul 30

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $7 adults
(96% on the Tomatometer) Acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and executive producers Martin Scorsese (The Departed) and Steven Zaillian (Moneyball) present LIFE ITSELF, a documentary film that recounts the inspiring and entertaining life of world-renowned film critic and social commentator Roger Ebert - a story...

Movie presentation of A Short History of Decay at Wright Opera House

A Short History of Decay

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Wednesday, Aug 6

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $7 adults
When Nathan Fisher, a thirty-something Brooklyn writer with a stalled career, is dumped by his ambitious girlfriend, he doesn't know where to turn. Suddenly, he gets a call telling him his father has been hospitalized and races down to Florida to help. His short visit turns into an extended stay during which he discovers that...

Movie presentation of The Galapagos Affair at Wright Opera House

The Galapagos Affair

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Wednesday, Aug 20

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $7 adults
Darwin meets Hitchcock in this true-crime tale of paradise found and lost. The Galapagos Affair is a fascinating documentary portrait of a 1930s murder mystery as strange and alluring as the famous archipelago itself. Fleeing conventional society, a Berlin doctor and his mistress start a new life on uninhabited Floreana Island...

Music by Peter Bradley Adams Wright Opera House Ouray Colorado

Peter Bradley Adams

Posted in Music at the Wright

Saturday, Aug 30

Show 7:30pm | Tickets: $25
Peter Bradley Adams’ journey to singer/songwriter is a typical one as he combines his ideas with those of his musical influences. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Adams credits his grandfather, a former professional jazz clarinetist and accomplished pianist, as being his earliest musical inspiration. Adams began playing piano...

Classical pianist Kara Huber at Wright Opera House

Kara Huber

Posted in Music at the Wright

Sat, Sept 27

Show 7:30pm | Tickets: $25
American pianist Kara Huber has been acclaimed for her “mature vision” by the Washington Post during a recent performance at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The Classical Voice of North Carolina wrote that she plays “technically difficult solo passages with uncanny accuracy.” Ms. Huber has made numerous solo appearances at the Kennedy Center and in the Eastern Illinois...

Shawn Mullins live in concert at the Wright

Shawn Mullins returns to the Wright

Posted in Music at the Wright

Saturday, Aug 9

Show 7:30pm | Tickets $25
Shawn Mullins returns to the Wright Opera House this August with opener Max Gomez. Last year's sell out concert with Shawn generated a ton of buzz, so we are psyched to have him back at the Wright. Tickets are already moving quickly, so if you want to see the concert, betta hurry and secure some tickets online ($20 in advance, $25 at the door)...

Much Ado About Nothing at the Wright Opera House

Much Ado About Nothing

Posted in Theater at the Wright

Aug 15 & 16

Show 7:00pm | Tickets: $10
The course of true love sure does not run smoothly in this romantic comedy. Beatrice and Benedicke, who hate each other, are tricked into love, while Hero and Claudio, who adore each other, are tricked out of love. Will Benedicke kill his best friend Claudio for the sake of his new love? Only the most...

Central City Opera comes to the Wright Opera House

Saints & Sinners

Posted in Other Events

Saturday, Sep 13

Show 7:30pm | Tickets: $30
Truly a Rocky Mountain treasure, Central City Opera celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2012 as one of the nation’s most vibrant performing arts and historic preservation organizations. The company’s “theater of dreams” is a Victorian gem built by the miners of Central City in 1878, surrounded by 30 additional properties owned and...

Pianist George Winston at Wright Opera House

George Winston

Posted in Music at the Wright

Sat, Dec 27

Show 7:30pm | Tickets: $30
George Winston grew up mainly in Montana, and also spent his later formative years in Mississippi and Florida. During this time, his favorite music was instrumental rock and instrumental R&B, including Floyd Cramer, the Ventures, Booker T & The MG’s, Jimmy Smith, and many more. Inspired by R&B, jazz, Blues and rock (especially the Doors), George began playing organ in 1967. In 1971...

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