Curtain Time

Posted 6/17/09

“Oklahoma,” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s American classic musical, plays through June 28 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., downtown …

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Curtain Time


“Oklahoma,” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s American classic musical, plays through June 28 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., downtown Littleton. Oklahoma territory at the turn of the century. Sharlene Wanger directs. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. 303-794-2787,

“Conviction” by Oren Neeman will play June 27 to July 12 at Curious Theatre, 1080 Acoma St., Denver, presented by Maya Productions. The play was a 2008 Denver Center Theatre Company Commission and an award winner in Israel, adapted by Ami Dayan and Mark Williams from the novel “Confession” by Yonatan Ben-Nachum. The novel is a story of faith and forbidden love during the Spanish Inquisition. Jeremy Cole and Ami Dayan direct. Scheduled for an off - Broadway engagement in early 2010. Tickets: $20 ($15 if bought before June 18. 303-623-0524, Information:

“Information for Foreigners” by Griselda Gambaro plays at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays through Aug. 25 at the 73rd Avenue Playhouse, 7287 Lowell Blvd. in Westminster. This political work, recommended for mature audiences, was written in Argentina in 1971 and was banned. It deals with brutality and torture as a government denies and continues to make citizens disappear. It’s described as an educational and social awareness experience. Admission free. 720-276-6936.

“Home” by British New Wave dramatist David Storey Plays through July 12 at Germinal Stage Denver, 2450 W. 44th Ave., Denver. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 7 p.m. Sundays, with preview matinee June 12 at 2 p.m. Tickets: $17.75, $19.75, $21.75 depending on night chosen. 303-455-7108.

“Over the River and Through the Woods” by Joe DiPietro through July 19 at Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave., Golden. Love in an Italian-American family. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays; 2 p.m. only Sunday, July 19. Tickets: $20, 303-935-3044,

“26 Miles” by Quiara Alegria Hudes through June 20 at Curious Theatre, 1080 Acoma St., Denver. Hudes won the 2008 Tony for Best Musical for “In the Heights.” Pesha Rudnick directs. A Cuban mother reunites with her half-Jewish daughter for a cross-country road trip. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: 303-623-0524,

“The Squabble,” based on a Nikolai Gogol story: “How Ivan Ivanovich Quarreled With Ivan Nikiforovich” through June 20 at Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver. Performances: 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays; 3 p.m. Sundays June 7, 14. Tickets: $16, $13. 720-946-1388,

Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s box office is open, 303-492-0554. The season’s plays are “Hamlet,” “Much Ado About Nothing,” “To Kill a Mockingbird,” “Two Gentlemen of Verona,” “Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged.” A full schedule may be found online at, as is a menu for Falstaff’s Fare Box Suppers.

“Red Herring,“ a comedy murder mystery by local playwright Don Fried, premiers through June 27 at Theater Company of Lafayette, at the Mary Miller Theater, 300 E. Simpson St., Lafayette. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 6 p.m. Sundays June 14 and 21. Tickets: $10, $15, 720-209-2154,

“Don’t Drink the Water” by Woody Allen, presented by Spotlight Theatre through June 20 at the John Hand Theater, 7653 E. First Place, Denver. Luke Terry directs. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 6:30 p.m. Sundays May 24 and June 7. Tickets: $17/$15. 720-880-8727,

“Altar Boyz” is Evolution Theatre Company’s debut production through June 27 at Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret, 16th Street Mall at Arapahoe, Denver. Cast includes Kenneth Moten Jr. (Highlands Ranch HS grad). Directed by Brian Bell. Performances: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Doors open at 7 p.m. Appetizers, desserts and full bar. Tickets: $35. 303-293-0075.

“The Fantasticks” through June 27 at the Denver Victorian Playhouse, 4201 Hooker St., Denver. Sarah Roshan directs this all - time popular musical. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $22. 303-433-4343,

“Quilters,” by Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek, which originated at the Denver Center in 1982, returns to DCTC through July 12. The musical, inspired by lives of pioneer women, has played internationally. Performances: 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 8 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays. Tickets, 303-893-4100,, TicketsWest at King Soopers.

“That Was Loud, This is Now” is the Heritage Square Music Hall’s always-popular take on rock ‘n’ roll — then and now. Through Sept. 6. Performances: Wednesdays and Thursdays: 5:30 p.m. meal; 7:30 p.m. show. Fridays and Saturdays: 6 p.m. meal, 8 p.m. show; Sundays: 12 p.m. meal; 2 p.m. show. Address: 18301 W. Colfax Ave: D-103, Golden. Tickets: 303-279-7800.

“That Woman Show: A Broad Comedy” starring Pamela Clifton and LuAnn Buckstein is extended through August at the Avenue Theater, 417 East 17th Avenue, Denver. Performances: June 18, 20, 25, 28; July 9, 11, 18, 23, 25, 26, 30; August 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 23, 27, 29. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays at 7:30 through July 11, then 6 p.m; Sundays 2 p.m. on June 21, July 26, Aug. 23. Tickets: $15, $11. 303-321-5925,

“$15 Funny Fridays Festival” at the Avenue Theater, 417 E. 17th Ave., Denver, will feature a different comedy performance each Friday June 12 through Aug. 28. Performances: 7:30 p.m. See for schedule and to reserve tickets. 303-321-5925.

“Girls Only — the Secret Comedy of Women” by Barbara Gehring and Linda Klein is playing at the Galleria Theatre, Denver Performing Arts Complex. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. (Intended for female audiences). Tickets start at $29,, 303-893-4100, TicketsWest at King Soopers.

“Greater Tuna” will be presented by The National Park Players June 22 through Aug. 23 at the Park Village Playhouse in Estes Park, on Moraine Avenue (Highway 36). Performances 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays to Sundays; 2 p.m. Wednesdays. Tickets: 9 to $16, 1-970-577-7469,

Children’s Theater

“Pinocchio” plays through July at Heritage Square Childrens Theatre. Performances at 1:30 p.m. Saturdays. Tickets: $6, children and adults; $5, seniors. Heritage Square is at 18301 W. Colfax Ave. D-103, Golden. 303-279-7800,



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