Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts

The dream of Alto, New Mexico, residents Dr. A. N. and Jackie Spencer, the 514-seat Spencer Theater, on Sierra Blanca Airport Hwy. 220, 4 1/2 miles east of NM 48 (tel. 888/818-7872 or 575/336-4800; www.spencertheater.com), is a model performance space that cost more than $20 million to construct. Opened in 1997, the theater has drawn such talents as Ottmar Liebert and Chuck Mangione. Free tours are offered at 10am Tuesday and Thursday. Performances take place weekends and weekdays. The theater runs two seasons year-round, and tickets cost from $30 to $70.

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