Curtain Time

Column by Sonya Ellingboe
Posted 5/23/17

‘Venus in Fur’

“Venus in Fur” by David Ives will run for four performances at the Namastage Theatre, 1601 S. Pearl St., Denver. Produced by Lea Marlene Actors Studio. Performances: 7:30 p.m. May 26, 27, June 2, 3. Tickets: $25 advance/$30 …

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‘Venus in Fur’

“Venus in Fur” by David Ives will run for four performances at the Namastage Theatre, 1601 S. Pearl St., Denver. Produced by Lea Marlene Actors Studio. Performances: 7:30 p.m. May 26, 27, June 2, 3. Tickets: $25 advance/$30 at the door: namastage.wellattended.com/events/venus-in-fur. (Lea Marlene offers a two-year Meisner Technique program to adult acting students — and children’s summer acting classes. 720-638-2612, actasana.com.)

Baltimore

“Hairspray,” based on the film by John Waters, is a musical by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan and Scott Wittman, playing through June 18 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main Street, Littleton. Directed and choreographed by Nick Sugar. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $20-$42, 303-794-2782, ext. 5, townhallartscenter.org.

Myth and music

“Sisyphus the Musical” is a new work by composer April Alsup, with book by Mary Scott, playing June 9-18, at the Aurora Fox, 9900 E. Colfax Ave., Aurora, with an optional third week. Directed by Brandon Bill, with musical direction by Drew Bradley and choreography by Heather Brinkerhoff-Westenskow. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: aurorafox.org, 303-739-1970.

Turkish tale for tykes

“The Silent Princess: A Turkish Tale,” adapted by Jeri Franco, Samantha McDermott and Patti Murtha, plays through June 11 at the BITSY Stage, 1137 S. Huron St., Denver. Performances: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays; 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 9. The company’s sixth adaptation of an international folk tale. Free, but reservations are required. (Donations accepted.) bitsystage.com, patti@bitsystage.com, 720-328-5294. No late seating.

The Impossible Dream


“Man of La Mancha” by Dale Wasserman, plays through June 18 at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., Colorado Springs. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays and 5 p.m. Saturday, June 3; 6:30 p.m. Sunday, June 11. csfineartscenter.org.

Cult classic

“The Rocky Horror Show” by Richard O’Brien plays through July 1, presented by Equinox Theatre Company at the Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St., Denver Highlands. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays. Tickets: equinoxtheatredenver.com.

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