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Business Hours

611 N. Main  Pueblo, CO  81003
 Box Office
 Wednesday - Thursday: 1:00  - 5:00
 AND: One hour before curtain on performance days

Box office is Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.  Sorry for the inconvenience.
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 pROPsHOP and jAVA
 One hour prior to performances.

 The Theater and the PropShop are available for private parties.
 Hours are subject to change
 Call 719-564-0579 for information
PARKING TO NORTH OF THEATER IN BACK

 

 

Mission

To promote, encourage and educate the community and Southeastern Colorado Region in the performing arts - including drama, dance, music and technical arts: and to provide entertainment, youth programs, conservatory activities, employment, tourist revenue, development of talent and new works and educational activities as they relate to the performing arts.


About The Damon Runyon Theatre

 

 Born in Manhattan, Kansas in 1884, Alfred Damon Runyon moved to Pueblo when he was about seven.  He began his writing career with the newspaper which later became the Pueblo Chieftain and went on to become one of the most famous Broadway writers of all times. 

   Named after Runyon, Damon Runyon Repertory is a 501(C)(3) tax exempt organization incorporated in 1998 with the mission to encourage, promote and provide education in the performing arts in Southeastern Colorado. 

 

 

In July 2003 The Rep leased the former Chief Theatre in downtown Pueblo. 

The old Chief has a long history, having started in the 1918 as the Rialto theater, then becoming the Chief in the 1930s. When suburban movies put the down-town theaters out of business, the Chief became the venue for a variety of things, including rock concerts.

According to local legends, ghosts appear from time to time in the loges, and occasionally show up as wispy unwanted guests in photographs.

The Rep offers quality entertainment including live theatre, children's theatre, adult and children's workshops, dinner theatre, and murder mysteries. 

Check out more about the Runyon's Ghostly Residents at.

http://coloparanormal.org/

 

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Board Of Directors

Beverly Moore    -    President

 

Jack Gornick Jr.    -    Vice President

 

Karen Rice    -    Secretary

 

Jill Dewar & Melisa Ritter    -   Company Representative

 

Rebecca Nickell  -  Member

 

Marty Padilla   -  Member

 

Administrative staff

Sean P. Briggs - CEO

Catherin Spangler - DOO

Bill Setser - Technical Director

Betty and Jim Lunn - Music Direction

Emily Briggs - Marketing/ PR Director

Oren Humble - facilities manager