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EMMA

EMMA – Written by Kate Hamill (Based on the novel by Jane Austen); Directed by Meredith McDonough. Produced by the Denver Center Theatre Company (14th and Champa, Denver) through May 5. Tickets available at 303-894-4100 or DenverCenter.org.  When I think of this delightful production, the words “spritely” and “whimsical” come to mind. There is such […]

The Mousetrap

E MOUSETRAP – Written by Agatha Christie; Directed by Sam Gregory. Produced by Lone Tree Arts Center (10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree) through April 21. Tickets available at 720-509-1000 or LoneTreeArtsCenter.org.  “Written by Agatha Christie.”  Quite often, that’s all it takes to get someone to walk through the door of a theatre.  The devious twists and […]

THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED)

THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED) – Written by Adam Long, Austin Tichenor, and Reed Martin; Directed by Mellisa Taylor.  Produced by the Wheat Ridge Theatre Company (5455 West 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge) through April 21st.  Tickets available at 720/244-5204 or WheatRidgeTheatre.com.  Three insanely talented and quick-witted guys got together in college and decided to […]

BIG FISH

BIG FISH – Book by John August; Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa: Directed and Choreographed by Noah Racey; Music Direction by Victor Walters. Produced by OpenStage Theatre and Company (presented at the Lincoln Center, 417 West Magnolia Street, Fort Collins) through April 20. Tickets available at 970-221-6733 or lctix.com.  It’s a bit of a […]

NOISES OFF

NOISES OFF – Written by Michael Frayn; Directed by Geoffrey Kent.  Produced by the Arvada Center (6901 Wadsworth, Arvada) through May 5.  Tickets available at 720-898-7200 or arvadacenter.org.  NOISES OFF was the first show I remember literally falling out of my chair laughing.  It was a touring production and I think I was sitting in […]

WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME

WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME – Written by Heidi Schreck; Directed by Allison Watrous. Produced by Butterfly Effect Theatre Company (BETC) (Presented at the Dairy Center, 2590 Walnut, Boulder) through May 3 to 19). Tickets available at betc.com.  Another good show; bad title (to steal a line from URINETOWN marketing). The title makes you […]