Author: Beki Pineda

NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812

NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 – Book, Music, and Lyrics by Dave Malloy; Directed by Lynne Collins; Music Direction by David Nehls; Choreography by Grady Soapes. Produced by the Arvada Center (6901 Wadsworth, Arvada) through March 31. Tickets available at 720-898-7200 or arvadacenter.org.  This is not a play – not simply a […]

A TRIUMPH OF LOVE

THE TRIUMPH OF LOVE – Book by James Magruder; Lyrics by Susan Birkenhead; Music by Jeffrey Stock; Directed by Alex Romberg; Musical Direction by Mireya Rinna; Choreography by Lauren Russell.  Produced by Wheat Ridge Theatre Company (5455 West 38th Street, Wheat Ridge) through February 18.  Tickets available at wheatridgetheatrecompany.ticketspice.com.  This comical farce has had a […]

CEBOLLAS

CEBOLLAS – Written by Leonard Madrid; Directed by Jerry Ruiz.  Produced by the Denver Center Theatre Company (Singleton Theatre, 13th and Champa, Denver) through March 10.  Tickets available at 303-893-4800 or denvercenter.org.  There is always a special bond between sisters.  Even if they haven’t lived close to each geographically for yours.  Even if there are […]

URINETOWN

URINETOWN, The Musical – Music and Lyrics by Mark Hollman; Book and Lyrics by Greg Kotis; Directed by Robert Michael Sanders; Musical Direction by Dan Graeber; Choreographed by Ronni Stark. Produced by the Town Hall Arts Center (2450 Main Street, Littleton) through February 25th. Tickets available at 303-794-2787 x5 or boxoffice@townhallartscenter.org.  Mr. Hollman and Mr. Kotis, […]

THE NACIREMA SOCIETY REQUESTS THE HONOR OF YOUR PRESENCE AT A CELEBRATION OF THEIR FIRST ONE HUNDRED YEARS.

THE NACIREMA SOCIETY REQUESTS THE HONOR OF YOUR PRESENCE AT A CELEBRATION OF THEIR FIRST ONE HUNDRED YEARS – Written by Pearl Cleage; Directed by Kenya Fashaw. Produced by Firehouse Theatre Company (7653 East 1st Place, Denver) through March 2. Tickets available at 303-562-3232 or firehousetheatrecompany.com.  Many organizations celebrate Black History Month with remembrances of […]

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 Savoy Event Center, 2700 Arapahoe, Denver) through February 11 (Diary Arts Center, Boulder, from May 3 to 19). Tickets available at betc.com.  Another good show; bad title (to steal a […]

MISERY

MISERY – Written by William Goldman; Directed by Warren Sherrill.  Produced by Miners Alley Theatre Company (1100 Miners Alley, Golden) through February 11.  Tickets available at 303-935-3044 or minersalley.com.  No one expects the audience to do research on the play they are about to see or have just seen.  But sometimes a little background makes […]

SWEAT

SWEAT – Written by Lynn Nottage; Directed by Kenny Moten.  Produced by Openstage (Presented at the Lincoln Center, 417 West Magnolia, Fort Collins) through February 10.  Tickets available at 970-221-6730 or lctix.com.  I used to have two female friends that I did everything with.  How many times did they bail me out financially, when my […]

TRUTH BE TOLD

TRUTH BE TOLD – Written by William Cameron; Directed by Christy Montour-Larson. produced by Curious Theatre Company (1080 Acoma, Denver) through February 10. Tickets available at 303-623-0524 or boxoffice@curioustheatre.org.  I have occasionally confessed that one of my gauges for how engaged I am in a production is measured by how many notes I take. Quite […]

SCHOOL OF ROCK

SCHOOL OF ROCK – Book by Julian Fellowes; Lyrics by Glenn Slater; new Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Directed by Katie Reid Milazzo; Music Direction by Michael and Amy Pickering; Choreography by Madeline Shaffer. Produced by Parker Arts (Presented by Veritas Productions at the Parker Arts Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Drive, Parker) through February 10. […]