Want to dabble in some theater? Try your acting chops in this December's radio show of It's a Wonderful Life. Join the cast of the Ouray County Players as they host auditions for the radio show on November 17th at 6:30pm at the Wright Opera House.

Movie presentation of Under the Skin at the Wright Opera House

Under the Skin

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Wednesday, Oct 29

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $7 adults
A voluptuous woman of unknown origin combs the highway in search of isolated or forsaken men, luring a succession of lost souls into an otherworldly lair. They are seduced, stripped of their humanity, and never heard from again. Based on the novel by Michael Faber, this film examines human experience from the perspective of...

Movie presentation of Fed Up at Wright Opera House

Fed Up

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Tuesday, Nov 4

Show 7:00pm | Free Admission
For the past 30 years, everything we thought we knew about food and exercise is dead wrong. FED UP is the film the food industry doesn't want you to see. From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH) and director Stephanie Soechtig, FED UP will change the way you eat forever...

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Posted in Other Events

Sunday, Nov 9

Show 4:00pm | $12 adults, $8 kids
Weehawken Creative Arts will be presenting a public dance performance based on Tim Burton's "Nightmare Before Christmas” in both Silverton and Ouray in the coming weekends on November 2nd and 9th. The Silverton performance will take place on Sunday, November 2nd at the Silverton School and the Ouray...

Movie presentation of Hunger Games & Catching Fire at the Wright Opera House

Hunger Games & Catching Fire

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Friday, Nov 14

Show 6:00pm | by donation
Library at the Wright is back on November 14 with a double feature presentation of 'Hunger Games' and 'Catching Fire', based on the best selling books of the same title. Read the books and come see the movies! Library at the Wright offers free movies presentations throughout the year. Entrance is free of charge, but donations to benefit...

Movie presentation of The Blue Room at the Wright Opera House

The Blue Room

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Wednesday, Nov 19

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $7 adults
Two adulterous lovers go from pillow talk to possible murder in this sexy, brain-teasing thriller. Mathieu Amalric (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Grand Budapest Hotel) directs and stars as Julien, a middle-aged salesman embroiled in a steamy love affair with a married woman who, after a round of kinky sex, makes a startling...

It's a Wonderful Life at the Wright Opera House

It's a Wonderful Life

Posted in Theater at the Wright

December 12 & 14

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $10, $5 for kids
It's a Wonderful Life tells the story of George Bailey's struggle with the weight of responsibility to his community in this heartwarming holiday tale. Complete with a guardian angel, an evil banker, and a town full of well-meaning citizens who ultimately rescue George from his predicament, this story illuminates the profound impact one...

Movie presentation of Love is Strange at the Wright Opera House

Love is Strange

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Wednesday, Nov 5

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $7 adults
(97% on the Tomatometer) After 39 years together, Ben and George finally tie the knot in an idyllic wedding ceremony in lower Manhattan. But when news of their marriage reaches the Catholic school where George works, he is fired from his longtime job and the couple can no longer afford their New York City apartment...

Movie presentation of Last Days in Vietnam at the Wright Opera House

Last Days in Vietnam

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Wednesday, Nov 12

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $7 adults
(96% on the Tomatometer) During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape. On the ground, American soldiers and diplomats confront a moral quandary: whether to obey White House orders to evacuate only U.S...

Music by Amanda Shires Wright Opera House Ouray Colorado

Amanda Shires

Posted in Music at the Wright

Saturday, Nov 15

Show 7:30pm | Tickets: $20
Just in case the title alone wasn’t a dead give away, Amanda Shires’ Down Fell the Doves is not a record for the faint of heart, faith or spirit. Not that anyone who heard her last album would have expected such. Carrying Lighting, the critically acclaimed 2011 breakthrough that put Shires on the map as one of Americana music’s most arresting new voices...

Movie presentation of Advanced Style at the Wright Opera House

Advanced Style

Posted in Movies at the Wright

Wednesday, Nov 26

Show 7:00pm | Tickets $7 adults
Street style photographer Ari Seth Cohen and director Lina Plioplyte dive into the personal lives of New York City's most fashionable women over 60. In an industry obsessed with youth, these older women dispel conventional ideas about beauty and aging and prove that with age comes grace, confidence, boldness, flair and...

Pianist George Winston at Wright Opera House

George Winston

Posted in Music at the Wright

Saturday, 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...

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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.

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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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