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Albuquerque Journal Theatre

This 691-seat proscenium theatre is the centerpiece of the REDCPA, integrating the latest in theatre design with unique and stunning aesthetics.

The flowing curves of the interior construction contribute to the state-of-the-art acoustics of this venue. The Journal Theatre also is equipped with an orchestra pit and an orchestra shell, which, like a band shell or small amphitheatre, provides optimal sound quality for symphonic and acoustic music. Artisan features include the unique doors and marquees, executed in burned copper by Federico Armijo of Cubero, New Mexico, and reflected in the copper mesh acoustic panels inside the theatre.

With over 1,700 square feet of performance area, the stage of the Albuquerque Journal Theatre is one of the largest indoor stages in New Mexico. The stage floor, of red oak stained black, has rubber pads between the framing and the concrete beneath, giving it the resiliency needed for dance performances. The fly system, used for raising and lowering sets as well as hanging stage drapery and housing the roof of the orchestra shell, has 46 lines, with 26 available for general use, allowing for rapid changes of elaborate scenery. At 85 feet on the exterior, the fly loft also creates the high point of the pyramid shape that is the central element of the building’s architecture.

Three levels of seating—orchestra, mezzanine, and balcony—accommodate audiences for the wide variety of productions staged in this venue.

Rental: $525 – $5000

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October 2022

Opera Southwest Presents Hector Armienta’s Zorro

October 23October 30
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

October 23, 26, 28 & 30, 2022
2:00 pm Sunday, 7:30 pm Wednesday & Friday

Opera Southwest presents Hector Armienta’s Zorro, a fully staged opera with orchestra, sung in English and Spanish with both English and Spanish translation supertitles.

Diego, a young man of noble blood in Alta California, awakens to the plight of the poor and oppressed through the love of Ana Maria. Donning a black mask, he becomes Zorro and brings the revolution to the pueblo of Los Ángeles.

Opera Southwest, along with Fort Worth Opera, the National Hispanic Cultural Center, and Opera Cultura, is thrilled to have commissioned an opera based on the Zorro universe. Maestro Anthony Barrese conducts this premiere.

$22, $42, $63, $85, $105 with discounts for groups of 8 or more, anyone 30 years old and younger and Opera for All with a WIC or EBT card.

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NHCC Signature Event: Hector Galán Director Talk and Screening

October 27
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

5:30 pm- Pre-film reception in Salón Ortega
7:00 pm- Screening begins in the Albuquerque Journal Theatre

Join us as we celebrate Hector Galán, the first documentary filmmaker to be inducted into the prestigious Texas Film Hall of Fame, to cap off our Hispanic Heritage Month celebration! Galán will be hosting a director’s talk and screening of his documentary Chicano! History of the Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement. 

Free Community Event, sponsored by United Way. Please register here or or call the NHCC Welcome Center at 505-724-4771 for assistance.

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November 2022

Yjastros, featuring invited guests Rafael Estévez and Valeriano Paños

November 11November 12
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

8:00 pm Friday
4:00 pm Saturday

National Institute of Flamenco and the NHCC present Çiertas Danças by Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company, featuring invited guests Rafael Estévez and Valeriano Paños. Çiertas Danças proudly brings the creative visions of world-renowned flamenco artists to the American pubic, while cultivating the living art of Flamenco in the United States. Çiertas Danças features Spanish guest artists, choreographers, and dancers Rafael Estévez and Valeriano Paños, winners of the Spanish National Dance Prize for choreography alongside New Mexico’s beloved Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company.

$40, $50, $60, $70 w/ a $5 discount for students, seniors and NHCC members

Tickets on sale Friday, September 16, 2022 at 10:00 am

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Juan Carmona

November 18
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7:30 pm

AMP Concerts presents French guitar virtuoso Juan Carmona, the perfect symbol of flamenco’s rebirth. While proud of his Andalusian Gypsy roots, Carmona insists on moving beyond the typical ethnic clichés. Respected in all musical fields, including classical music, he has built bridges between flamenco and other musical genres. His performances have a surprising, moving quality. Somewhere between profound awareness of musical genres, mastery of traditional styles, and a devastating modernity, Carmona stands as an innovator.

$22, $27, $32

Approximate time of event: 2 hours including intermission.

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New Mexico Young Actors: The Jungle Book

November 19November 20
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

2:00 pm

New Mexico Young Actors presents The Jungle Book, based on The Mowgli Stories by Rudyard Kipling. We follow the adventures of the “man-cub” Mowgli, a boy who was raised by wolves in a jungle in India. The Jungle Book features a cast of more that two dozen youth, and a small orchestra which includes a sitar.

$14

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December 2022

Opera Southwest Presents New Year’s with the Opera!

December 31
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

2:30 pm

New Year’s with the Opera! is a fun variety show featuring Opera Southwest’s most beloved recent performers, the Albuquerque Youth Symphony, and the Opera Southwest Chamber Orchestra.  With a variety of opera favorites and light classics, there is something for everyone to ring in the New Year.

$53, $63, $73 with an additional $95 for the Opera Southwest After-Party

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January 2023

AMP Concerts: Pink Martini

January 18, 2023
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7:30 pm

AMP Concerts: Pink Martini. “Pink Martini is a rollicking around-the-world musical adventure . . . If the United Nations had a house band in 1962, hopefully we’d be that band” – Thomas Lauderdale, Bandleader/Pianist. Featuring a dozen musicians, Pink Martini performs its multilingual repertoire on concert stages and with symphony orchestras throughout the world.

$61, $71 & $81

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February 2023

Opera Southwest Presents Gioachino Rossini’s Le Comte Ory

February 5, 2023February 12, 2023
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

February 5, 10 & 12, 2023
2:00 pm Sunday, 7:30 pm Friday

Opera Southwest presents Gioachino Rossini’s Le Comte Ory, a fully staged opera with orchestra, sung in French with English translation supertitles.

Opera Southwest continues its commitment to the works of Rossini with one of his Parisian comedies. The rakish Count Ory is determined to seduce the Countess Adele while others are off fighting in the Crusades. Disguises, mistaken identities, drink, and even a thunderstorm combine to make this hilarious romp through medieval France an energetic bel canto whirlwind. Noted Rossini specialist Maestro Anthony Barrese conducts.

$22, $42, $63, $85, $105 with discounts for groups of 8 or more, anyone 30 years old and younger and Opera for All with a WIC or EBT card.

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March 2023

Eric Johnson

March 4, 2023
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7:30 pm

AMP Concerts presents Eric Johnson. Eric has been traveling on a prolific odyssey over the course of more than four decades. Along the way, his creations have encompassed repertoire that cross-pollinates genres including rock, blues, jazz, fusion, soul, folk, new age, classical, and even country. Inevitably, E.J. says it best himself: “It really boils down to the music and the song at the end of the day…. If it doesn’t have that, it gets boring for me. The most important thing for me is to grow musically and make a more expansive and meaningful artistic statement with every new project.”

$24, $31, $40

Approximate time of event: 2 hours including intermission.

Tickets go on sale to AMP members, Tuesday, March 9, 2022 at 10 am with member promo code. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 11, 2022 at 10 am to the general public.

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Opera Southwest: Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot

March 12, 2023March 19, 2023
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

March 12, 15, 17 & 19, 2023
2:00 pm Sunday, 7:30 pm Wednesday & Friday

Opera Southwest presents Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot, a fully staged opera with orchestra, sung in Italian with English translation supertitles.

Nessun dorma… No one sleeps in this beautiful new production of one of Puccini’s most famous operas by director Mo Zhou. A fairytale set in ancient China, Turandot brims with masterful music from start to finish. Maestro Anthony Barrese conducts.

$22, $42, $63, $85, $105 with discounts for groups of 8 or more, anyone 30 years old and younger and Opera for All with a WIC or EBT card.

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PAPA’s Senior Showcase 2023

March 28, 2023
Albuquerque Journal Theatre 1701 4th St SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102 United States

7:00 pm

The Senior Class of 2023 at Public Academy for Performing Arts showcases what they do best in music, dance, theatre, film, and visual art. Don’t miss your opportunity to see these rising stars, as this event is one night only!

Approximate length of event: 2.5 hours

$10, $20, $30

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