Shakespeare’s Season Is Near, “Twilight Zone, A Parody” in Lafayette and More – Boulder Daily Camera


farm animal Stage version of George Orwell’s biting satire, through May 21, Arvada Center for the Arts, 6900 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada; $45; arvadacenter.org.

Anna An Unrestrained Portrait of Texas Governor Ann Richards, through May 5, Cherry Creek Theater Company, Mizel Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver; $26 to $42; cherrycreektheatre.org.

Blueridge A progressive high school teacher is spending six months at a church-sponsored halfway house, through June 5, Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Ave., Golden; $17 to $45; minersalley.com.

choir boy Gospel musical about a conflicted gay student, through May 29, Denver Center Theater Company, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver; $30 to $71; denvercenter.org.

A doll’s house Early 20th-century domestic drama that still resonates, through May 1, Upstart Crow Theater Company, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $21 to $25; thedairy.org.

fly west Drama about black women who forged new lives after the Civil War, through May 7, Firehouse Theater Company, John Hand Theatre, 7653 E. 1st St., Denver; $25; firehousetheatrecompany.com.

Heart Richard World premiere comedy about Shakespeare’s complicated villain Richard III and all his fans, through April 30, Buntport Theatre, 717 Lipan St., Denver; $(name your price); buntport.com.

The liar Adaptation of a French Farce, through May 22, Arvada Center for the Arts, 6900 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada; $45; arvadacenter.org.

Local laboratory Three new plays are receiving concert readings, through April 23, Local Theater, Dairy Arts Center, 2590 Walnut St., Boulder; $30; thedairy.org.

Dream of a summer night Abridged Version of Shakespeare’s Comedy, April 23, DCPA’s Shakespeare in the Park, Flatiron Crossing Mall, 1 West Flatiron Crossing, Superior; free; denvercenter.org.

The Remarkable Life of Howard Barnes An average man wakes up to find his life has become a musical, through April 23, BDT Stage, 5501 Arapahoe Road, Boulder; $65 to $70; bdtstage.org.

The one-act play that goes wrong From missed lines to falling props, it’s all bad, through May 22, Vintage Theater, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora; $20 to $38; vintagetheatre.org.

The other Josh Cohen Romantic Rock ‘n’ Roll Musical, through May 1, DCPA Theater, Garner Galleria Theater, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver; $45; denvercenter.org.

They promised him the moon Story of Jerrie Cobb and a Group of Female Astronauts, through April 24, CU Department of Theater, Loft Theater, University Theater Building; $18; cupresents.org.

Fly Stick Play that explores the interconnectedness of race and class, through May 19, Arvada Center, 6900 Wadsworth Blvd., Arvada; $45; arvadacenter.org.

Twilight Zone, a parody Episodes of the famous 1950s/60s TV show are lovingly recreated, through May 14, Theater Company of Lafayette, Mary Miller Theatre, 300 E. Simpson St., Lafayette; $18 to $23; tclstage.org.

you are going to be sick Play to Learn to Live in Your Own Body, through May 14, Benchmark Theater Company, 1560 Teller St., Lakewood, benchmarktheatre.com.

Coming soon

the alchemist One-night-only performance of Ben Johnson’s contemporary satire of Shakespeare, August 2, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre, CU, Boulder; $25 to $56; cupresents.org.

All’s well That ends well Coming of Age Frolics in 1950s France, June 18-August. 6, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, University Theater, CU, Boulder; $20 to $67; cupresents.org.

The Book of Will Contemporary play honoring the friends who helped publish Shakespeare’s plays after his death, 2 Jul – 2 Aug. 6, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Mary Rippon Outdoor Theater, CU, Boulder; $22 to $81; cupresents.org.

Coriolanus Shakespeare’s political drama about a soldier, ordinary people and polarizing times, July 16-August. 7, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, University Theater, CU, Boulder; $19 to $64; cupresents.org.

Dixie never wears a tube while riding a mechanical bull Dixie Longate shares lessons learned in this one-man comedy, June 22-July 17, DCPA, Garner Galleria Theater, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver; $46 to $80; denvercenter.org.

Epic proportions Comedy on the Set of a Biblical Epic in the 1930s, May 6-21, Coal Creek Theater of Louisville, Louisville Center for the Arts, 801 Grant Ave., Louisville; $23 to $25; cctlouisville.org.

hello sunshine Favorite Beatles stories and songs are performed, May 1, Stories on Stage, Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver; $22; storiesonstage.org.

Don Quixote Nuevo Tejano Musical About Becoming the Hero of Your Own Story, May 13-June 12, Denver Center Theater Company, 14th and Curtis Streets, Denver; $30 to $69; denvercenter.org.

Theater of the mind World premiere of an immersive theater piece created by David Byrne and Mala Gaonkar, August 31-December 31. 18 DCPA, York Street Yards, 3887 Steele St., Denver; theatreoftheminddenver.com.

The two gentlemen of Verona Two friends find themselves in disagreement over the same girl, from June 5 to August. 7, Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Mary Rippon Outdoor Theater, CU, Boulder; $22 to $81; cupresents.org.

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