Comedian Greg Behrendt rose to fame with He’s Just Not That Into You, a self-help dating book-turned-film, but the former Sex and the City script consultant’s stand-up is about more than just the low-hanging fruit of relationship quips. Masculinity, magicians, and music reviews are all fair game. Thu 7:30 p.m.; Fri-Sat 7:15 p.m. and 9:45 p.m.
Josh Blue, Denver’s funniest white African-American with cerebral palsy, has an understandably unique take on life, but his disability isn’t a comedic crutch. His condition-tinged humor is universal, relating subjects that could affect us all—family, relationships, and other everyday concerns. Thu 8 p.m.; Fri 8 p.m., 10 p.m.; Sat 7:30 p.m., 9:45 p.m.
Aseem Ganeshe, a brilliant 15-year-old American, has the same dream as many of his peers: to star on reality TV. But that isn’t exactly a "career" path his family supports. The play won the 2012 On the Edge Festival of New Plays, an annual event highlighting Colorado playwrights. Days, times vary.
A reflection on childhood can bring forth an emotional spring—nostalgia for complete freedom, lamentation for the dog that ran away to the farm, regret for the time you teased the kid with no friends. Childhood, it turns out, isn't such a simple time. Four local actors read works depicting the universal ups and downs of adolescence.
The man obsessed with death is nevermore, and his literary executor works to get his grim tales published posthumously. So goes the plot of this play about Edgar Allan Poe's death. His closest acquaintances attempt to get his work to the world lest the masterpieces be buried while they still have a life to live. Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 6 p.m.
Discover the impediments deaf people around the world regularly encounter in this adaptation of Dale Wasserman’s Broadway production. Centered around the arrival of a rebellious newcomer to a mental institution, patients represent the deaf while staffers symbolize the hearing majority.
How does one judge the criteria of art? In this comedy, a small town arts council must decide which innovative, local artist is most deserving of a $20,000 grant. Through this tale, playwright Catherine Trieschmann comments on the politics and varying opinions of art. Tue-Thu 6:30 p.m.; Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 1:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; Sun 1:30 p.m.
British author C. S. Lewis is well-known for his fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, but not always for his personal life. This play—first a television movie and now an Oscar-winning film and book—shares the notable love story of Lewis and American writer Joy Davidman, his wife. Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m. Sun 2:30 p.m.
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