Women need to protect themselves – and Ruby wants to empower them to do so. With semi-automatic weapons. This explosive black comedy takes aim at the trop “guns don’t kill people, people kill people” with an all-female cast. Ruby’s gun manufacturing business fuels this small town’s economy, so when a local high school secretary takes down a student shooter with six bullets, Ruby honors her by naming her newest firearm ‘The Secretary’ and sales boom, But soon enough, the secretary and her namesake come under scrutiny as bullets and the truth ricochet through the community. Come see this production1/9/20-2/22/20, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00pm.
Fiddler on the Roof
February 27-29 – 7:30pm
March 1 – 2pm
March 5-6 – 7:30pm
March 7 – 2 and 7:30pm
Moss Performing Arts Center Robinson Theatre
$22, $18, $8
Set in the little village of Anatevka, the story centers on Tevye, a poor milkman, and his five daughters. With the help of a colorful and tight-knit Jewish community, Tevye tries to protect his daughters and instill them with traditional values in the face of changing social mores and the growing anti-Semitism of Czarist Russia. Rich in historical and ethnic detail, Fiddler on the Roof’s universal theme of tradition cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness.
The First Friday Art Walks are the signature event of Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe.
The District comes alive as thousands descend upon the Santa Fe Drive, year-round, rain or shine, for the First Friday Art Walks from approximately 5pm-10pm.
Bill and Sherri are the white, progressive-and-proud headmaster and dean of admissions of a New Hampshire boarding school. Over the last fifteen years, they’ve worked to diversify the school’s mostly white population. But when their high-achieving son’s Ivy League dreams are jeopardized, the family’s reaction blasts open a deep rift between their public values and private decisions. A no-holds-barred look at privilege, power, and the perils of whiteness. Come see this production 3/12/20-4/19/20, Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2:00pm.
Ken Willson and Kim McKee have toured for 29 years and won international awards for songwriting and instrumental work. This St. Patrick’s Day weekend, join them for a virtual trip to Ireland and Scotland through folklore – timeless oral traditions, music, stories, history, landscape, and culture will come alive as they weave the ancient and the contemporary into a memorable adventure.
All performances are held in the Arts Center Theater. Tickets are $20 / $16 Members. Call 719-295-7200, or visit www.sdc-arts.org/performances/center-stage.
As our modern world grapples with the threats and benefits of technological integration, Aquila Theatre’s production of 1984 provides a space to appreciate the value of individual thought – an evocative and timely narrative of personal freedom against political repression. Today, Orwell’s prescient story resonates around the globe as individuals, systems, and governments clash. 1984 is a classic by one of literature’s most significant authors and provides the kind of evocative and innovative storytelling that suits Aquila’s bold, ensemble driven, physical style.
All performances are held in the Arts Center Theater. Tickets are $30 / $24 Members. Call 719-295-7200, or visit www.sdc-arts.org/performances/center-stage.
Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me
By Frank McGuinness
Moss Performing Arts Center Mesa Experimental Theatre
$12, $10, $6
An American doctor and an Irish journalist are being held captive by terrorists in Beirut. Joined by an English academic, the three clash over their national biases and prejudices, bond and protect themselves using shared humor and lament what was lost in their lives before captivity. Each comes to know himself through listening to the stories, sorrows and joys of the others as they learn to survive together and alone.
“Apotheosis of the Dance”
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
Jack Frerer: World Premiere Commission
Winner of the T. Gordon Parks Concerto Competition
Pre-concert talk with Conductor Devin Patrick Hughes at 6:45 p.m.
Learn more at https://www.arapahoe-phil.org/event/concert-5-apotheosis-of-the-dance/