The Zoo Story at Wright Opera House

The Zoo Story

Posted in Theater at the Wright

March 6 & 7

Show 7:30pm | Tickets: $10
One sunny Sunday in Central Park, NYC, 1959, Peter (Michael Hockersmith) enjoys an afternoon away from job and family on a bench, reading a book. A stranger, Jerry (John Kissingford), approaches him and strikes up a conversation, sparking an alternately hilarious and disconcerting encounter that will finally change Peter's life forever. The play is as startling...

Movie presentation of Oscar Shorts at the Wright Opera House

2015 Oscar Shorts Live Action

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Wednesday, Mar 11

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $7 adults
We're following February 18th's reception of the 2015 Oscar Nominated Animated short films with the second in a series of 3 categories, Live Action shorts. Enjoy a little post oscar rehash of the best short films that you've probably not seen. Who knows, you might just catch a story in its infancy and on it's way to the big screen...

Movie presentation of Ballet 422 at the Wright Opera House

Ballet 422

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Wednesday, Mar 18

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $7 adults
Cinematographer and documentarian Jody Lee Lipes crafts an intimate, fly-on-the-wall documentary offering a rare peek into the highly-guarded world of professional ballet. The film shadows Justin Peck, the 25-year old choreographer of the New York City Ballet, as he undertakes the Herculean task of...

Movie presentation of Homesman at the Wright Opera House


Posted in Movies at the Wright

Wednesday, Mar 25

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $7 adults
When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank). Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey...

Wilson and Mckee at Wright Opera House

Willson & McKee

Posted in Music at the Wright

Friday, Mar 13

Show 7:00pm | Purchase tickets online!
Rocky Mountain Celtic… what Celtic becomes when it settles comfortably, three generations in the west! Americans doing what they do best – interpreting their roots music in fresh and original ways!! The combination of their Celtic heritage plus their Montana and Colorado roots gives audiences a distinctive musical experience. Original...

Mockingjay at the Wright Opera House

Mockingjay - Part 1

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Friday, Mar 20

Show 7:00pm, doors 6:30pm
The Library at the Wright is kicking off its movies this year on March 20th with a feature presentation of Mockingjay, Part 1, the first of two films based on the final book in the Hunger Games trilogy, written by Suzanne Collins. Donations for the Ouray Library gratefully accepted at the door...

Movie presentation of Like Sunday, Like Rain at the Wright Opera House

Like Sunday, Like Rain

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Wednesday, Apr 1

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $7 adults
Surrounded by wealth and living with abundant resources in Manhattan, 12-year-old cello prodigy and all around genius Reggie, lives a solitary, bookish life lacking only frequently absent parents and friends. Estranged from family, having slacker boyfriend troubles, and fired from her waitressing...

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Event-related income is income generated outside of the Wright as a result of events, i.e. lodging, meals, childcare, travel, etc. It is derived from a national average of (based on data from Americans for the Arts) $17.42 and $39.96 in event-related income generated per ticket for local and non-local audiences, respectively.

Home of the Ouray County Players

Ouray County Players originated in 1991, under the name of Ouray County Summer Theater, with a production of the musical, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”. Following on the success of this production, came the popular musical, “Annie.” Thereafter, since its inception, OCP has presented both popular works and cutting edge experimental theater to the residents of and visitors to Ouray County. Our past productions include, “Oliver!”, “The Sound of Music”, “All in the Timing”, “The Enchanted”, “Abducting Diana”, and “Sylvia”. In addition, OCP has presented staged readings of “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead” and T.S. Eliot’s “Murder in the Cathedral.” Also included in our diverse repertoire are live “radio” productions of “A Christmas Carol”, “It’s a Wonderful Life”, “Miracle on 34th Street”... continue reading...

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