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Denver’s Children’s Theatre - Rumpelstiltskin

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From: March 23 2014 @ 1:00 pm
To: April 27 2014 @ 2:30 pm

WHERE: Mizel Arts and Culture Center 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver

DENVER CHILDREN’S THEATRE RUMPELSTILTSKIN PRODUCTION MARCH-APRIL AT MACC AT THE JCC   Denver -- Families and school groups will marvel at the magic of the live theatre production of "Rumpelstiltskin". This show takes the stage in the Elaine Wolf Theatre at the Mizel Arts & Culture Center (MACC) at 1 p.m. on Sundays from March 9 through April 27 (no performance April 20). Tickets: $10/general admission; $9/children, students & seniors. For tickets or more information, call 303-316-6360. MACC is located at 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver, CO  80246.   "Rumpelstiltskin" centers around an overprotective Miller who refuses to let his young daughter help with any work. Despite her rare beauty, she is helpless when it comes to the mundane chores of everyday life.  In an attempt to defend his daughter’s uselessness, the Miller makes the mistake of falsely proclaiming that his daughter can spin straw into gold.  Meanwhile, the Kingdom is in a predicament when the King suddenly dies leaving the young prince to inherit the throne. As the years progress, the wealth of the kingdom is squandered on frivolous expenses, and the young prince quickly turned king, finds himself at odds with his subjects. All that remains in the treasure rooms of the palace are piles upon piles of straw. The King, in dire need of wealth, seeks the assistance of the Miller’s daughter. He believes her to be capable of returning him to his affluent state by turning his piles of straw into gold. The story concludes with the characters facing life-altering decisions, broken promises, and an array of mysterious events. Themes include the power of friendship, the destructive nature of vanity and greed, and the value of forgiveness.

“A Song for Coretta” and “Letters”

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From: March 28 2014 @ 7:30 pm
To: May 04 2014 @ 10:00 pm

WHERE: Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010.

Vintage Theatre presents "A Song for Coretta" By Pearl Cleage Directed by Pat Payne and "Letters" Directed by Mark Brenche March 28 - May 4 On February 6, 2006, people began lining up at dawn outside of Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church to pay their respects to the late Mrs. Coretta Scott King, widow of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose body lay in state in the small sanctuary. People of all ages stood patiently for hours, waiting to say goodbye. Sometimes they murmured to each other quietly. Sometimes they shared memories of Mrs. King’s extraordinary life and expressed sorrow at her passing. When a cold rain began to fall at sunset, those who had thought to bring umbrellas shared them with those whose resolve was the only thing not dampened by the drizzle. At close to midnight, the crowd had dwindled to a determined few. The five fictional characters in this play are at the end of that long line of mourners.

The Road to Mecca

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From: March 30 2014 @ 6:00 pm
To: May 04 2014 @ 8:30 pm

WHERE: Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington Avenue, Golden, CO 80401.

Miners Alley presents The Road to Mecca by Athol Fugard Directed by Len Matheo A Story About Art, Independence, and Aging on Your Own Terms March 28 - May 4, 2014 Award-winning South African playwright Athol Fugard tells the true story of Helen Martins, an eccentric elderly woman who is being pressured by her conservative village to abandon her art and enter a retirement home.Miss Helen's young friend Elsa comes to her aid in hopes of resisting the bullying attempts of Reverend Marius to uproot Helen from her home.

Gridlock - Art Opening April 2

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From: April 02 2014 @ 10:00 am
To: April 29 2014 @ 5:00 pm

WHERE: Artists on Santa Fe Gallery 747 Santa Fe Dr Denver, CO 80204 www.artistsonsantafe.com

Art Opening featuring Leigh Cabell and Ken Phillips

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