Author: Beki Pineda


CABARET – Music by John Kander; Lyrics by Fred Ebb; Book by Joe Masteroff; Directed by Bernie Cardell; Musical Direction by Tanner Kelly; Choreography by Adrianne Hampton.  Produced by Vintage Theatre Productions (1468 Dayton, Aurora) through October 22.  Tickets available at 303/856-7830 or  “What would you do?” asks Frau Schneider as she faces the […]


FIDDLER ON THE ROOF– Music by Jerry Bock; Lyrics by Sheldon Hernick; Book by Joseph Stein; Directed by Kenny Moten; Music Direction by Neal Dunfee; Choreographed by Danielle Scheib and Jessica Hindsley.  Produced by BDT Stage (5501 Arapahoe, Boulder) through January 13.  Tickets available at 303-449-6000 or   Before you glance to the bottom […]


SEUSSICAL – Music by Stephen Flaherty; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens; Book by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Eric Idle; Co-directed by Kelly Van Oosbree and Victoria Holloway; Music Direction by Heather Iris Holt; Choreographed by Kelly Van Oosbree. Produced by Performance Now Theatre Company (presented at the Lakewood Cultural Center, 470 South Allison Parkway, Lakewood) through […]


JEREMIAH – Written by Tami Canaday; Directed by Kate Poling.  Produced by Benchmark Theatre Company (1560 Teller, Lakewood) through September 2.  Tickets available at 303-519-9059 or  It starts very small.  You see money drop out of someone’s pocket, you pick it up and don’t return it to the person.  You tell your buddy a […]


AVENUE Q – Music and Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx; Book by Jeff Whitty; Directed by Warren Sherrill; Musical Direction by Susan Draus.  Produced by Miners Alley Performing Arts Center (1224 Washington, Golden) through September 17. Tickets available at 303-935-3044 or  Having first opened on Broadway in 2003 and running for six […]


A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM – Written by William Shakespeare; Directed by Shelly Gaza. Produced by Phamaly Theatre Company (Presented at the Kilstrom Theatre at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, 14th and Curtis, Denver) through September 2. Tickets available at 303-893-4100 or   Shelly Gaza makes her debut as Director with Phamaly in a […]


JERSEY BOYS – Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice; Music by Bob Guadio; Lyrics by Bob Crewe. Produced by Thingamajig Theatre Company (2313 Eagle Drive, Pagosa Springs) through August 27. Tickets available at 970-731-7469 or  You don’t drive all the way down to Pagosa Springs to see just one show. The second evening […]


THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL – Book by Betsy Kelso; Music and Lyrics by David Nehls; Directed by Ann Evans Watson. Produced by Thingamajig Theatre Company (2313 Eagle Drive, Pagosa Springs) through August 25. Tickets available at 970-731-7469 or   In the interest of transparency, I need to say that this little theatre holds […]


MOUNTAIN OCTOPUS – Written by Beth Kander; Directed by Betty Hart.  Produced by Creede Repertory Theatre (Ruth Brown Theatre, 120 South Main, Creede) through August 26.  Tickets available at 719-658-2540 or  Beth Kander seems to have channeled Thornton Wilder in her new play currently being performed at Creede.  MOUNTAIN OCTOPUS chronicles a few days […]