David Grapes Appointed Producing Artistic Director of LTR

The University of Northern Colorado is proud to announce that David Grapes has been selected to serve as the new Producing Artistic Director for University of Northern Colorado’s 82 year-old professional summer stock theatre, The Little Theatre of the Rockies. Professor Grapes will replace Tom McNally, who retired as Artistic Director at the end of […]

Guest Artist: Tetrianna Silas Q&A

Tetrianna Silas is a UNC alumni who received a BA in Musical Theatre. She is currently a professional actress in Atlanta, GA where she is a resident company member of the Atlanta Shakespeare Tavern. Past credits include: Romeo and Juliet, Merry Wives of Windsor and the Utah Shakespeare Festivals touring production of Taming Of the […]

Press Release: Dogfight

The Little Theatre of the Rockies continues its summer repertory season with the exciting regional premiere of the new musical, Dogfight, opening Thursday, July 2 in the Norton Theatre. It’s November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in Southeast Asia, three young Marines set out for one […]

Interview with Tom McNally – A Raisin in the Sun

1. Why did you choose to direct A Raisin in the Sun as your last LTR show? “I’ve wanted to direct this play my entire career. It may be my favorite play. Also, I wanted to show off the extraordinarily diverse talent that comes to UNC.” 2. What has been the most challenging part of […]

Press Release: A Raisin in the Sun

The Little Theatre of the Rockies continues its summer repertory season with Lorraine Hansberry’s classic drama, A Raisin in the Sun, opening Thursday, June 25 in the Langworthy Theatre. This groundbreaking tale of a poor family’s struggle for a better life, starred the legendary Sidney Poitier and Ruby Dee in its original 1959 Broadway production. […]

What is Rotating Repertory Theatre?

Repertory theatre is a common practice in American and British professional theatre. Historically, a theatre would have a resident acting company with a diverse group of actors to cover any role in a given production throughout the season. The actors would rehearse a show over the course of a week and immediately put it up. […]

Press Release: Godspell

The Little Theatre of the Rockies continues its summer repertory season with the iconic and inspiring musical, Godspell, opening Thursday, June 18 in the Norton Theatre. Using a variety of games and storytelling techniques Jesus’s life and his eventual persecution is told through parables from the Gospel of Matthew. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper […]

Guest post: Lillian Brown rehearsing as Cassandra

Guest post written by Lillian Brown, who performs as Cassandra in Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike Coming in to LTR I didn’t really know what to expect. On the first day of rehearsal I remember being so intimidated by everyone. I felt like I was in a room with so many incredible people […]

Press Release: Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike Opens LTR Season

UNC’s Little Theatre of the Rockies kicks off its 81st professional summer stock season Thursday, June 11 with Christopher Durang’s outrageous and hilarious Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. Vanya and his adopted sister Sonia are living a quiet life of self-reflection in the Pennsylvania […]