There are more than enough plays, music, and dance events to
keep any one who isn’t already busy with school and the upcoming
holidays well entertained throughout the coming month.
“Lives of the Saints,” a raucous comedy about oddball everyday
occurrences, opens Friday at the Bas Bleu Theater. Under the
surface of belly-splitting laughs lay questions about life, love
and death. This is director John Hill’s sixth production at Bas
Bleu, and just as his previous endeavors brought laughter, “Lives
of the Saints” is sure to tickle your fancy.
CSU will be visited by award-winning composer David Baker on
Monday and Tuesday. Baker, who is director of the Smithsonian Jazz
Masterworks Orchestra, and president of the International
Association of Jazz Education, has written over 2,000 works. Two
performances at CSU will include jazz and classical music from the
internationally- renowned composer. Tickets are $5 for students and
$10 for non-students, at the CSU Music Building Monday, and the
Lory Student Center Theatre Tuesday, both starting at 7:30 p.m.
“The Wizard of Oz” will be opening at the Lincoln Center Nov.
20. A lively cast of 48 brings the original script of “The Wizard
of Oz,” hoping to take audience members over the rainbow with
extensive costumes, a customized stage set and a live orchestra.
The production has a few surprises in store, as director Peter
Muller has included scenes that were deleted from the original
film. Tickets are $8, on sale at the Lincoln Center. “The Wizard of
Oz” has a short running time of Nov. 20 to 23, so don’t miss the
chance to see the flying monkeys.
Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance” is also coming to Colorado
Nov. 19 and 20. The internationally renowned dance routine is
stopping in Greeley for two nights during its North American tour.
“Lord of the Dance,” the mind-boggling foot tapping of dozens of
dancers, led by the 35-taps-per-second world record holder Michael
Flatley, has astounded more than 50 million people worldwide. Now
people in Colorado get the chance to see what the rat-a-tat-tapping
is all about. Tickets are on sale now. Call The Center box office
at (970) 356-5000 for information and tickets.
Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” is running at the Lincoln Center through
Nov. 22. This ancient tale of a man slipping into ruin is produced
by OpenStage Theatre, and directed by Peter Anthony, who has called
together a tight cast of performers for this event. Ticket prices
are $14 for students and seniors and $18 for adults. Call the
Lincoln Center Box Office at 970-221-6730 for tickets and show