West of Denver in Summit County, Breckenridge CO homes are surrounded by the beauty and splendor of the Colorado Rocky Mountains and forests. Skiing, hiking, mountain biking, golfing, and fishing are some of the reasons buyers choose Summit County real estate. There is also a complementary cultural aspect of Breckenridge that appeals to buyers of Breckenridge homes. Award-winning live theatre is one great example.
The pizzazz of excellent live theatrical performances adds sophistication to the already high quality of life. Backstage Theatre has presented 40 years of beloved seasonal productions and special events at Backstage Theatre have captured the hearts of residents of Breckenridge CO homes as well as international visitors and folks from along the Front Range.
Backstage has received consistent accolades over the years. The Colorado Theatre Guild named Backstage Theatre it’s outstanding Regional Theatre in 2010. Backstage Theatre received four nominations from the 2013 True West Theatre Awards. These included Person of the Year, Best Director of a Musical for Avenue Q, Best Actor in a Musical, and Best Supporting Actor in a Musical. True West Awards are the longest-running, continuously administered awards program in Colorado theatre.
Backstage Theatre uses the facilities at Breckenridge Theatre for its comedies, dramas, musicals, and family-friendly fare. Breckenridge Theatre is an intimate 100-seat performing arts theatre and multi-functional venue. The Town of Breckenridge recently approved a $1.3 million project expansion and renovation. Upcoming productions include:
- The 10th (February 2-March 1, 2014)
- I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change (March 7-March 29, 2014)
- Monty Python’s Spamalot (June 26-August 3, 2014)
- Oz Children’s Theatre (July 11-July 27, 2014)
- Shrek the Musical (August 29-September 1, 2014) at Riverwalk Center
Backstage Theatre is located in Breckenridge Theatre at 121 S. Ridge Street, Breckenridge, CO 80424. Donor Membership Levels are available for those who would like to support Backstage Theatre. Arts Angel, $20,000; Executive Producer, $10,000; Producer, $5000; Director, $2500; Star, $1000; Lead, $500; Supporting, $250; 6 Pack Season Flex Pass, $105; 4 Pack Season Flex Pass, $75; Ski Cycle Play Pass, $100; and $40 for 40 years, $40. All levels include tickets.
In addition, the Town of Breckenridge hosts special cultural events all year round. A wide variety of favorites can be discovered at the Edwin Carter Museum, Breckenridge Music Festival, Genuine Jazz Fest, Riverwalk Center, Breckenridge Film Festival, and the Speakeasy Moviehouse at Colorado Mountain College.
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