Here is a play for anyone who knows what it’s like to climb the clumsy ladder of success. Charity, a young woman in New York works as a dancer in a Times Square music hall. She remains fearlessly dedicated to her dreams of becoming a star of the stage, despite numerous life's attempts to knock her down.
People in a community are always connected. Follow three days in the lives of several characters in a vibrant New York City Dominican-American neighborhood. Discover how 12 people from the same cross streets can take such different life paths in this 13-time Tony-nominated Pulitzer-Prize winning musical. Thu-Sun 6 p.m.
Getting a little sick of the same right versus left media coverage? This play examines the role of the presidency with a grotesque, cynical attitude. A rocking musical score underlines the play, while sardonic characters ravage the nation’s political history.
It is impossible for even the most learned scholars to say they know Emily Dickenson. Playwright William Luce takes on the task of describing this complicated, literary legend in this one woman play. Using material from her poems, diaries, and letters, he conveys the inner agony caused by Dickenson’s seclusion while also showing her unlikely optimism towards life.
Forget vampires, swashbucklers are still where it's at. Set sail with Long John Silver in an adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s original pirate adventure. Accompanied by a barrage of wild goons on a mission to find the buried treasure the young hero battles with buccaneers and brandishes foes with his swordplay while discovering the man within himself. Thu-Fri 7:30 p.m.
Somebody has swiped Shazam’s magic wand! Help sniff out the culprit in this interactive play set in a historic mansion, where the mansion itself is a stage. The day starts out with a scavenger hunt to get the kids warmed up to look for clues and ends when the thief is apprehended. Hints will be planted all over the building and your little detective is free to roam and inspect.
This play balances funny with serious as the audience follows two couples involved in an adoption. Both are desperate--one to earn money from the adoption and the other to receive a baby--and tensions run high. It's the Denver premiere playwright Jane Anderson’s piece. Thu 7:30 p.m.; Sat-Sun 2 p.m.
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