Theatre in Albuquerque

Theatre in Albuquerque

Did you know that Albuquerque has one of the highest rates of theatre performances per capita in the United States? Well it's true! The winter months in Albuquerque are prime time for live shows. Here are a few organizations and events to keep your eye on:

16th Annual Revolutions International Theatre Festival

January 12, 2016 - January 31, 2016

Revolutions Theatre Festival by Tricklock Company

Tricklock Company is at it once again this year putting on a whole new line up of theatre perforamces, workshops and collaborations with national an international companies that will inspire and excite in this year's Revolutions Theatre Festival. This years production includes Paper Doll Militia from Scotland, Ndere Troupe from Uganda, and many many more on the mainstage as well as other special events. 


The Producers

January 28, 2016 -  January 31, 2016

The Producers, at Popejoy Albuquerque

This winter Popejoy presents one of the classics in film that is now a big Broadway musical that sure to leave the audience laughing. Not only has it won 12 Tony Awards for winning over crowds night after night, but The Producers has also set a new standard for modern, outrageous, in-your-face humor. Adapted from the Mel Brooks classic film, this perfomance is a must see this winter. 


Seasons of Love Cabaret

February 5, 2016 - February 14, 2016 
Seasons of Love Cabaret by Musical Theatre Southwest
Love is in the air in the romanic prodction by Musical Theatre Southwest. Spoil your sweetheart with a night of laughs, tears, dancing, sing-a-longs that will bring back wonderful memories while creating new ones to cherish in the years to come.  


Julius Caesar

March 3, 2016 - March 20, 2016
Julius Caesar by Duke City Repertory Theatre

Experience a powerful, historical, and political drama at the Duke City Repertory Theatre that will without a doubt inspire your inner historian. With unlikely alliances, conspiracies, and many chains of events that lead to an ugly civil war, Julius Ceasar creates many parallels to today's society. That being said, expect to hear about power, governance, ambition, history, and patriotism in your friend's conversations following the production.  

Diary of Anne Frank

April 15, 2016 - May 1, 2016

Albuquerque Little Theatre presents the diary of Anne Frank

Relive the tragic tale of young Anne Frank in Nazi Germany in this award winning production at Albuquerque Little Theatre. There is not many performances out there that can move an audience like The Diary of Anne Frank and there are even fewer plays around that have as many glowing reviews and alcolades as this classic, historical, tear-jerking drama based on a true story.



May 27, 2016 - June 19, 2016

Albuquerque Little Theatre presents Hairspray

Although this musical is not technically during the winter boom of productions in Albuquerque, it is still a classic that is back by popular demand at the Albuquerque Little Theatre. Follow the lovable, plus-sized teen Tracy as she chases her dream to dance in this witty comedy that will make you want to break out your dancing shoes.


And Many, Many More 

This snapshot of the winter theatre scene in Albuquerque is just a taste of all the productions and perfomances set to dazzle audiences around the city. Find more of what you love and what else is happening by checking out what the Albuquerque Theatre Guild has to say. 

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Julia loves being a part of Albuquerque and exploring her town through all the local happenings. She is a Lobo at heart and enjoys following UNM sports, staying healthy while being outdoors and of course finding the best local food in ABQ.     


Julia was an intern for Visit Albuquerque until December 2015. The opinions shared on this blog are her own.    

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