Next up at Thunder River Theatre Company:
You Can’t Take It with You
By Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman
Directed by Missy Moore
At first, the Sycamores seem mad, but it is not long before we realize that if they are mad, the rest of the world is madder. In contrast to these delightful people are the unhappy Kirby’s. The plot shows how Tony, the attractive young son of the Kirby’s, falls in love with Alice Sycamore and brings his parents to dine at the Sycamore home on the wrong evening. The shock sustained by the Kirby’s, who are invited to eat cheap food, shows Alice that marriage with Tony is out of the question. The Sycamores, however, though sympathetic to Alice, find it hard to realize her point of view. Meantime, Tony, who knows the Sycamores are right and his own people wrong, will not give her up, and in the end, Mr. Kirby is converted to the happy madness of the Sycamores, particularly since he happens in during a visit by an ex-Grand Duchess, earning a living as a waitress. No mention has as yet been made of the strange activities of certain members of the household engaged in the manufacture of fireworks; nor of the printing press set up in the parlor; nor of Rheba and her friend Donald; nor of Grandpa’s interview with the tax collector when he tells him he doesn’t believe in income tax.
Performances run from February 17, 2023 – March 5, 2023
Join us for a special talkback following the performance on Sunday, February 26.
FREE Event presented by TACAW at Thunder River Theatre
The Climate Change Challenge: Captain Pow vs. Pollution, is a 45-minute two-person show that uses comedy to bring the importance of climate action to young audiences. Set in a game-show Challenge Captain POW, a champion of environmental stewardship and Pollutron, a gas-guzzling menace to natural habitats everywhere, go toe-to-toe in witty banter and combat about what causes climate change and how we can work together to combat it. Over three rounds of climate questions, the protagonists address challenges facing our generation and generations to come and take on a hopeful note about the power we as humans have to save our planet. The show emphasizes collective action, and corporate responsibility, and through an educational talk-back component Captain POW and Pollutron, begin the conversation of how even young kids can be a part of the solution alongside their families, and communities
Captain POW! is made possible by the generous support of the Aspen Skiing Company’s Environmental Foundation.
Saturday, March 25 at 10:00 am
Free Event! Reserve your tickets now!
The Lifespan of a Fact
By Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell
Based on the book by John D’Agata and Jim Fingal
Directed by Renee Prince
Jim Fingal is a fresh-out-of-Harvard fact checker for a prominent sinking New York Magazine. John D’Agata is a talented writer with a transcendent essay about the suicide of a teenage boy – an essay that could save the magazine from collapse. When Jim is assigned to fact-check D’Agata’s essay, the two come head-to-head in a comedic yet gripping battle over facts versus truth.
Performances run from June 9, 2023 – June 25, 2023
Single Tickets: $35
Advocate Tickets: $25
- Masks are optional
Other safeguards include:
- Fully vaccinated staff
- Daily cleaning of high-touch surfaces
- Sanitizer and wipes in the lobby
Thank you in advance for your consideration and co-operation. We look forward to seeing you!