Opens Today:

Guards at the Taj

By Rajiv Joseph

Directed by Marc Comstock

In 1648 India, two Imperial Guards watch from their post as the sun rises for the first time on the newly-completed Taj Mahal—an event that shakes their respective worlds. When they are ordered to perform an unthinkable task, the aftermath forces them to question the concepts of friendship, beauty, and duty, and changes them forever.
April 26-May 19, 2019. Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm.

Tickets: $24.

PWYW: Apr 28, 2019

Talkback: May 5, 2019

Lobby poster showing drawing of Taj Mahal

Opens Today:

Guards at the Taj

By Rajiv Joseph

Directed by Marc Comstock

In 1648 India, two Imperial Guards watch from their post as the sun rises for the first time on the newly-completed Taj Mahal—an event that shakes their respective worlds. When they are ordered to perform an unthinkable task, the aftermath forces them to question the concepts of friendship, beauty, and duty, and changes them forever.
April 26-May 19, 2019. Fri-Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2pm.

Tickets: $24.

PWYW: Apr 28, 2019

Talkback: May 5, 2019

Now Accepting Directing Proposals for our 44th Season

Posted: April 23, 2019.

The Vortex is Now Accepting Submissions for our 44th Season which begins January 1, 2020

If you would like to propose to direct a specific play, please see our submission information at http://vortexabq.org/proposals.htm

The submissions window will close May 31, 2019. If you have questions, please email info@vortexabq.org.

Submit a proposal...

Two-for-One Tickets This Friday & Saturday

Posted: April 23, 2019.

See Guards at the Taj this Friday and Saturday and bring a friend for free! Tickets are on sale for a special two-for-one price (singles $12).

This amusing and touching play—inspired by myths related to the fate of the building's builders—won the 2016 Obie Awards for Best New American Play and Performance and the 2015 Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award.

Make reservations...

Announcing the New Mexico Shakespeare Festival

Posted: December 13, 2018.

For five years, The Vortex's annual Shakespeare festival has been "Shakespeare on the Plaza" and for four years before that it was "Will Power." Welcome to the next, and best, phase: The New Mexico Shakespeare Festival.

Announcement from Peter Kierst, the Artistic Director of The New Mexico Shakespeare Festival


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