The Theatre Returns to the Gold Hill Hotel! As part of our Lecture/ Entertainment Series – 2022 “A Woman by Design” – A Play about the Life and Times of Mary Colter!
Sunday, October 16th – Show starts at 3:00 p.m. promptly, doors open at 2:30 p.m.
Dinner starts at about 4:30 p.m., immediately after the show. We are having a beautiful buffet style dinner with our most popular dinner items including Crown Point Chicken and Miner’s Tri-tip Angus Steak. Dinner will also include salad, grilled vegetables, and garlic mashed potatoes.
“A Woman by Design,” a play about the life and times of architect and designer, Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter will debut at the Gold Hill Hotel on Sunday, October 16th, 2022 at 3:00 PM. There will be only one performance and you will not want to miss it! This 90-minute one-woman play is based on the life and times of Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter, chief architect and designer of many landmark buildings and public spaces for the Fred Harvey Company and the Santa Fe Railroad, notably in the Grand Canyon National Park.
Her work had enormous influence as she helped to create a style, working in rugged conditions, blending Spanish and Mission Revival architecture with Native American designs, now viewed as pivotal in the development of Southwestern architecture.
Featured in the title role is Elizabeth Ware, a professional actress well known for her solo performances and her husband, David Edgecombe, who produced the play. They bring a unique perspective to this timeless story of a woman struggling to establish herself in the male-dominated world of early twentieth century architecture. Ware portrays Colter at three life stages: an uncertain young art student, a self-taught architect, and as an 88-year-old woman facing the sale or destruction of some of her major projects. “A Woman by Design” is a fascinating character study of a strong-willed woman who was inspired by an artistic passion that drove her ‘not to overpower nature,’ but to become a kind of interpreter.” Review of Navajo-Hopi Observer, originally published April 5, 2017 at its debut at La Posada Hotel.
Doors open at 2:30 p.m. and costs $55 per person (tax included) for Dinner and the Show, $25 for Show only tickets. Please tip your server as gratuity is not included. Hotel rooms are not included and are limited, call 775-847-0111 to book a room for the evening.
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