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History of Snowmass: the stage is set with satire, dance and music

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Performance at the Opticon of “The Decline and Fall of Absolutely Everything” which played August 9 and 10, 1968. “The show was conceived and created by Joseph Brockett and Robert Walter and uses many artistic mediums: slides, films, lights, pure sound, music, dance, recorded voice, live voice and live actors. It involves multiple screens for projections.” according to page 3 of the Snowmass Villager of August 8, 1968.
Aspen Historical Society|Hiser Collection

“Orig. production on the Opticon stage, headlined The Snowmass Villager on August 8, 1968.

“It’s all happening at once, and still happening, during the presentation of ‘The Decline and Fall of Absolutely Everything’ at the Opticon Theater on Friday and Saturday, August 9 and 10. The multimedia adult entertainment has been described as a fast-paced, contemporary, relevant, satirical and exultant show that combines the elements of light show, film, mime and musical revue.… The show was conceived and created by Joseph Brockett and Robert Walter and uses many mediums artistic: slide, film, lights, pure sound, music, dance, recorded voice, live voice and live actors.This involves multiple screens for projections.

1968 production image by David Hiser