“For over 55 seasons, visitors and theatre practitioners alike have made their pilgrimages to Creede for the beauty and the artistry of the Creede Repertory Theatre. CRT presents acclaimed productions each season and is a nationally-recognized theatre. USA TODAY called CRT “one of the 10 best places to see the lights way off Broadway” and THE DENVER POST hailed CRT as “legendary” and “one of the state’s top five theatre companies.”

Creede Repertory Theatre is the oldest repertory theatre in Colorado. This professional theatre company is located in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado. CRT’s award winning company produces the best of contemporary and classic theatre. Their season runs from the end of May through mid-September. CRT produces seven to ten plays a year and hosts numerous musical events and concerts. They also exhibit the best regional artists in its two lobby galleries.”

719.658.2540 : www.creederep.org

719.658.2540 : www.creederep.org

2024 CRT Season Theatre Line-Up

Baskerville Creede Repertory Theater

Ken Ludwig’s
Baskerville – A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

Mystery & Mayhem…
From the award-winning mastermind of mayhem, Ken Ludwig (SherwoodDear Jack, Dear Louise), comes a fast-paced comedy about everyone’s favorite detective solving his most notorious case. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson must crack the mystery of “The Hound of the Baskervilles” before a family curse dooms its newest heir. Watch as five actors deftly portray more than forty characters. Does a wild hellhound prowl the moors of Devonshire? Can our heroes discover the truth in time? Get your deerstalker cap on – the play’s afoot!
Mystery, Farce

Content Advisory:
Recommended for ages 10+
Includes some mild language, and major scientific deduction.
Please see CRT’s complete list of Content Advisories for additional information.

Young Frankenstein at Creede Repertory Theatre

Mel Brook’s
Young Frankenstein


A monsterously hilarious musical…
The grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen”) inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania. With the help of his sidekick, Igor (pronounced “Eye-gore”), and sultry lab assistant, Inga, Frederick finds himself in the mad scientist shoes of his ancestors. Eventually, of course, the monster escapes and hilarity continuously abounds. Young Frankenstein has all of the panache of the classic film from Gene Wilder and Mel Brooks with a dose of theatrical flair, so you’ll be “Puttin’ on the Ritz” and having a monstrously good time!​
Musical Comedy, Farce

Content Advisory:
Recommended for ages 12+
Content Information: Includes some moderate language, sexual innuendo, and monsterous mayhem.
Please see CRT’s complete list of Content Advisories for additional information.

The Importance of Being Earnest Play by Creede Repertory Theatre

Oscar Wilde’s
The Importance of Being Earnest
JUNE 28  – SEPT 8


A classic comedy of manners…
The most renowned of Oscar Wilde’s comedies tells the story of two bachelors, John ‘Jack’ Worthing and Algernon ‘Algy’ Moncrieff, who create alter egos named Ernest to escape their tiresome lives. They attempt to win the hearts of Gwendolyn and Cecily, two women who, conveniently, claim to only love men called Ernest. The pair become tangled in a tale of deception, disguise and misadventure. This classic comedy of manners pokes fun at Victorian sensibilities with some of the best loved characters to be found on the modern stage. Our production features Christy Brandt as Lady Bracknell and Annie Butler as Miss Prism.
Classic, Comedy, Farce, Romance

Content Advisory: 
Recommended for ages 8+
Includes some major Victorian shade.
Please see CRT’s complete list of Content Advisories for additional information.

Prime Guide to Funerals Creede Repertory Theater

Leonard Madrid’s
Prima’s Guide to Funerals

A comedy in one funeral…
Three cousins (primas), an urn, and one really long day. It’s the day of her mother’s funeral and Arcie is losing her grip. But her cousins Nando and Clara are having none of it. A fast-paced and hilarious world premiere set along the waters of the Rio Grande in the San Luis Valley of Southern Colorado, Prima’s Guide to Funerals tells the story of family, laughter, grief, love, and finding yourself alongside the ones who know you the best: your primas.
World Premiere, Dramedy

Content Advisory:
Recommended for ages 10+
Respectfully, there’s some mild language and mature themes. Respectfully.
Please see CRT’s complete list of Content Advisories for additional information.

Maximum Conflict Eternal Strife Creede Repertory Theatre

Steve Moulds’
The Kids Show
Maximum Conflict: Eternal Strife

JULY 26– JULY 28

An adventure for the whole family…
There’s a new role-playing game that’s all the rage – though not everyone’s a fan. Some kids find the game’s wall-to-wall fighting exhausting. And parents are worried that it’s making their kids angrier. But when one family casts a magic spell that sucks them inside the game, they have to navigate the cartoonishly violent world of Maximum Conflict to find their way back home.​​
World Premiere, Family Friendly

The KID Show’s mission is to provoke and empower the creative minds of local youth while placing them in a professional environment and encouraging them to play.

Boomtown Comedy Improv by Creede Repertory Theatre

18 years of funny…
Winter Dates: March 30 – 7pm
Join us for winter Boomtown! performances, featuring Jake Harbour, Jenni Harbour, Adam Lamb, Bethany Talley, & Graham Ward. Tickets go on sale 2wks prior to each performance!
General Admission $15

Summer Dates:
Friday June 21 – Saturday September 21
Boomtown! turns 18 this year! We are now legal adults with all the rights and privileges of…a non-human entity, er…collective… uh…Yay! Whatever the case, come celebrate this monumentally hilarious occasion. There’s no better way to spend your Friday or Saturday nights during the summer!
General Admission $20

Content Advisory:
Boomtown! Improv is rated PG-13. Sets may include some mild language, violence, and bad jokes.

Please see CRT’s complete list of Content Advisories and Trigger Warnings for additional information.

Coyote and the Counting Game Creede Repertory Theater

41st Annual Young Audience Outreach Tour
Coyote & the Counting Game
Book and Lyrics by: Diana Grisanti
Music by: Emiliano Messiez
CREEDE PREMIERE: August 30 – 10 am
REGIONAL TOUR: August 31-November 22

Now in its 41st Season, the Young Audience Outreach Tour’s mission is to provide equitable access to professional theatre and arts education to rural communities across the SouthwestGaby’s having a rough year. She’s failing 3rd grade math, her genius brother is about to go off to college, and her parents won’t buy her the drum set of her dreams. But when a crafty Coyote comes into her life, she discovers that she might be able to trick her way out of her troubles. A modern-day trickster tale, full of fractions, word problems, and good old-fashioned sibling rivalry.

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Summer Concert Series Creede Repertory Theatre

On the Stage of Sondheim:
A Musical Adventure


Sondheim reaches new heights in Creede…
Creede Rep teams up with the spectacular artists at Creede Musical Arts Collective (CMAC) to bring you a one-of-a-kind concert series. Complimenting our season of discovery, each concert will be a fresh experience with a rotating catalog of prolific songs and performers from both organizations who will use the magic of Stephen Sondheim to delight your ears and your heart this summer.​

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