2017 Theatre Season

The Durango Arts Center is excited to present its 2017 Theatre Season featuring a variety of genres and stories including a contemporary drama, dynamic rock musical, inspired new works and an all-time beloved family show for all to enjoy.

Join us in 2017 for another exciting season of live theatre!

To learn more about DAC’s theatre season contact:

Theresa A. Carson
Artistic Director & Theater Manager
(970) 259-2606, Ext 17

DAC’s Theatre Season is Presented By

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2017 Shows

By Yasmina Reza
February 17-18 and 23, 24 & 25 at 7:30pm
February 26 at 2pm
$20 DAC Members / $23 General

“Fortunately, there is still such a thing as the art of coexistence. Isn’t there?“

Come along for an intense, emotional thrill ride, as a playground altercation between two boys brings their parents together for a meeting to resolve the matter. As the meeting progresses, tensions emerge, the gloves come off, and diplomatic niceties evolve into unbridled and hilarious savagery. A study in the tension between civilized surface and savage instinct, it’s a comedy of manners without the manners.  For mature audiences.

God of Carnage is produced as a collaboration between DAC and Merely Players.  

By Chris D’Arienzo

Arrangements and Orchestrations by Ethan Popp
August 17-19, 24-26 and September 7-9, 7:30pm
August 20, 27 and September 10, 2pm
$22 DAC Members / $25 General

“Man, back in the day, if you had a dream, a fifth of jack, and a decent amount of hair there was nowhere else to be!”

Set in L.A.’s infamous Sunset Strip in 1987, ROCK OF AGES tells the story of Drew, a boy from South Detroit and Sherrie, a small-town girl, both in L.A. to chase their dreams of making it big and falling in love. ROCK OF AGES takes you back to the times of big bands with big egos playing big guitar solos and sporting even bigger hair!

October 13-14, 7:30pm
October 15, 2pm
$12 General / $10 DAC Members

“Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.”


The culminating event in DAC’s 10-Minute Play Celebration, this festival has become one of Durango’s favorite theatre events. Featuring winners and finalists of the DAC 10-minute Play Contest, come to DAC Theatre to support original works and celebrate new, emerging and professional voices in the American theatre! This fast-paced theatre evening offering a grab-bag of comedy and drama is not to be missed!

Book by Thomas Meehan, Music by Charles Strouse and Lyrics by Martin Charmin

December 8-9, 15-16, 7pm
December 9 & 16, 1pm
$12 General / $10 DAC Members

“A child without courage is like a night without stars!”

Spend your holiday season at the DAC with the timeless musical classic Annie. Re-live the story of everyone’s favorite orphan and the journey that takes her from the New York City slum orphanage, under the foot of Miss Hannigan, to the extravagant penthouse home of billionaire Oliver Warbucks. You won’t have a Hard Knock Life while humming along to the songs you know and love, performed by the members of the DAC Applause! youth theatre program. Get Fully Dressed with that smile, walk down Easy Street and Maybe we’ll see you Tomorrow.

You Benefit as a Season Subscriber!

  • Personalized, advance notice to reserve your show dates
  • Priority seating at all DAC performances
  • A beverage and popcorn punch pass.

3 Ways to Subscribe:

  1. Purchase your season package online
  2. Call the Box Office: (970) 259-2606, Ext 13
  3. Drop in and see us at 802 E 2nd Avenue, downtown Durango