Two young sisters and a group of goblin fruit dealers make an odd coupling in this musical tale of temptation. Drawing on Christina Rossetti's 1862 poem of the same name, Goblin Market is often interpreted as an expression of feminist politics and a criticism of Victorian gender issues. All it's lacking is a magic ring and a hobbit or two. Thu-Sat 7:30 p.m.
A chance encounter at a recording studio became a day for the rock 'n' roll history books. This musical tells the true story of the one-time jam session between rock icons Elvis, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. Tue-Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat-Sun 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
Opera star Tito Morelli is slated for a one-night performance of Otello. When he shows up late, people start to panic. But when he takes a few too many tranquilizers to calm his nerves and is presumed dead, things really start to unravel. Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2:30 p.m.
An SNL alumnus and actor in dozens of movies, Rob Schneider has mastered the role of peripheral character, delivering memorable one liners and earning Emmy nominations for the past 20 years. Recently, he traded in the big screen for the small stage in a return to his stand-up roots. Fri-Sat 7:15 p.m., 9:45 p.m.
This Iranian-American comic uses his ethnicity—and the racist stereotypes it elicits—as a source for his material. Expect jokes about airports, the media, and what it's really like in Iran. Hint: They have plenty of mundane things worth a laugh, too. Thu 8 p.m.; Fri 8 p.m., 10 p.m.; Sat 7:30 p.m., 9:45 p.m.
This beloved ballet proves you don't need fame and fortune to find true love. You only need a pumpkin, some mice, and a little bit of magic. The inspirational story has helped generations maintain optimism in the face of oppression. Thu 6:30 p.m.; Fri 7:30 p.m.; Sat 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.
The legendary improv comedy troupe takes its sketch show on the road. Long a training ground for comic genius, the Second City has produced talent such as Bill Murray, Chris Farley, Tina Fey, and dozens of other stars of SNL and Hollywood fame. Its traveling ensemble offers Colorado a chance to catch the next big thing. Sat 8 p.m.
How do you salvage a movie script with a deadline looming? Barricade the writer and director in a room for five days, of course. This comedy recreates the absurd—and true—story of the extreme measures taken to bring Gone With the Wind to fruition. Thu 7:30 p.m.; Fri-Sat 8 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.
Take a tour through the life of Mexican artist and feminist heroine Frida Kahlo. This biographical play uses Kahlo's self-portraits as a tool for telling her heartbreaking tale, from her tumultuous marriage to famed painter Diego Rivera to her untimely death. Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 2 p.m.
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