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    AHEAD OF ASPEN LAUGH FESTIVAL, COMEDIAN HEATHER McDONALD RETURNS TO WHEELER OPERA HOUSE

    Aspen, CO (December 12, 2017): The Wheeler Opera House and the Aspen Laugh Festival will present stand-up comic, actress and author Heather McDonald on Sunday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m. In addition to stand-up, McDonald is perhaps best-known for being a staff writer, story producer and regular on E!’s top-rated show “Chelsea Lately” for its […]
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    TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE BLOWS THROUGH THE WHEELER ON FEBRUARY 2

    Aspen, CO (December 6, 2017): Gena Buhler, Executive Director of the Wheeler Opera House, and Belly Up Aspen have announced that jazz musician extraordinaire Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will perform at the Wheeler on Friday, February 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $55 for general admission, $68 reserved (Wheeler Wins! member pricing available) and […]
  • Wheeler Opera House Restaurant Lease: RFP Available Now

    Proposals are now being accepted for qualified vendors who are interested in leasing 2,618 square feet of net leasable commercial restaurant space located in the Wheeler Opera House building at East Hyman Avenue and Mill Street in Aspen, CO. The City Council of the City of Aspen has directed that the Wheeler maintain a restaurant […]
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    BLUEGRASS LEGEND DEL McCOURY AND HIS BAND BLAZES INTO THE WHEELER OPERA HOUSE

    Aspen, CO (November 30, 2017): The Wheeler Opera House and Wheeler Associates will present a legendary bluegrass mainstay The Del McCoury Band on Wednesday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. For fifty years, Del McCoury’s music has defined authenticity for hardcore bluegrass fans as well as a growing number of fans among those only vaguely familiar with the […]
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    WHEELER OPERA HOUSE ANNOUNCES FULL ROSTER OF EVENTS COMING TO WINTER SEASON IN ASPEN

    Aspen, CO (November 17, 2017) Wheeler Opera House Executive Director Gena Buhler has announced the full roster of its jam-packed winter season, featuring theatrical events, concerts and films for the entire family to enjoy. Tickets go on sale Monday, November 27 at noon at the Wheeler Box Office (970.920.5770/ aspenshowtix.com). These newly announced shows join […]
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    ASPEN-FAVORITE AMERICANA QUARTET SHEL RETURNS TO THE WHEELER

    Aspen, CO (November 13, 2017) The Wheeler Opera House welcomes the return of Fort Collins-based quartet sister act SHEL as part of its On the Rise series on Saturday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. This performance marks the final concert in the Wheeler’s fall On the Rise series, designed with locals in mind to highlight […]
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    VOYAGER DOCUMENTARY “THE FARTHEST” TAKES FILM BUFFS INTO DEEP SPACE

    Aspen, CO (November 1, 2017): The Wheeler Opera House, in association with Mountainfilm in Aspen, will present a screening of the film “The Farthest” on Friday, November 10 at 6:30 p.m. The documentary feature film is about the NASA mission to launch the two Voyager probes into space. Tickets are $15 (Wheeler Wins! pricing available) […]
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    SNL’S COLIN JOST, PAULA POUNDSTONE, JEFF ROSS AND MORE HEADLINE ANNUAL ASPEN LAUGH FESTIVAL AT THE WHEELER

    High-res images can be downloaded here: https://spaces.hightail.com/receive/oOKrL87IOO  Aspen, CO (October 30, 2017): An improv comedy factory, stand-up super stars and a roastmaster general are included in the line-up of performers for the 2018 Aspen Laugh Festival, running February 20-24, 2018. Expect to laugh the week away with Mike Birbiglia, Colin Jost, Paula Poundstone, The Second City […]
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    STARSHIP, DEL McCOURY, ‘A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS’ AND MORE MAKE UP WHEELER OPERA HOUSE’S DECEMBER SCHEDULE

    Aspen, CO (October 16, 2017) Aspen’s Wheeler Opera House announces a new line-up of performances and films for the historic venue’s December programming. The “A Wheeler Wonderland” series will feature performances by iconic rock band Starship featuring Mickey Thomas, the legendary Del McCoury Band, two performances of the family musical “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” and […]
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    “NO MAN’S LAND” FILM EXPLORES THE MOTIVATIONS OF THE OCCUPATION OF MALHEUR WILDLIFE REFUGE

    Aspen, CO (October 13, 2017): The Wheeler Opera House, in association with Mountainfilm in Aspen, will present a screening of the film “No Man’s Land” on Thursday, October 19 at 6:30 p.m. The documentary feature film examines the details and motivations behind the 2016 occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon. Tickets are $15 (Wheeler […]