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Colorado Theatre Guild Presents THEATRE NIGHT OUT


SEE FIVE TERRIFIC SHOWS FOR ONE LOW PRICE!

Started in January of 2005, the Colorado Theatre Guild (CTG) begins their sixth year celebrating world premieres and regional premieres, one revival and Stories on Stage. Theatre Night Out celebrates the diversity of programming made available to the public by the Guild’s members.

Reasons to Join in on THEATRE NIGHT OUT!

  • Theatre Night Out is an exceptional value for the price.
  • Convenience. Subscribers’ ticket purchases and reservations happen in one easy step, and there is no more wondering what shows are running where or how to choose.
  • Diversity. Subscribers have a chance to experience a wide variety of theatre companies and productions and discover “gems” they might otherwise not have known about.
  • Encouragement to get out do fun things and meet new people. It’s on the schedule and paid for already. All subscribers have to do on Friday night is come out and play!


For only $96.00, you get to see these five shows (Click the show to read a synopsis):

  1. Showtune: Celebrating the Words & Music of Jerry Herman
    Sunday, September 19            Spotlight Theatre
  2. Woman and Scarecrow
    Friday, October 15                   Denver Victorian
  3. (W)hole
    Friday, November 12               Paragon Theatre
  4. Making Merry @ 1:30 p.m
    Sunday, December 12             Stories on Stage
  5. The Diviners
    Friday, January 21                   PHAMALy

***This series is limited to 50 seats per show.

Send check or money order to: Colorado Theatre Guild, 36 Logan St. Denver, CO 80203
Visa and MasterCard accepted  – call Gloria Shanstrom at 303-931-7241
P.O. Box 8625   Denver, CO 80201-8625
www.coloradotheatreguild.org
Serving our community since 1976

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Summaries for Plays in  THEATRE NIGHT OUT!

Spotlight Theatre presents Showtune: Celebrating the Words & Music of Jerry Herman
We are welcomed to the world of Jerry Herman, one of the Golden Age of Broadway’s pre-eminent tunesmiths.  Composer and lyricist for some of Broadway’s greatest shows, Showtune is sure to please audiences young and old alike with witty lyrics set to iconic tunes from shows that include Hello, Dolly!, Mame, and La Cage aux Folles .

Show time – Sunday, September 19, 6:30 p.m. John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place in Denver. www.thisisspotlight.org
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Denver Victorian Playhouse presents the regional premiere of Woman and Scarecrow
Woman, mother of eight and wife to a faithless husband, lies in pain on snowy pillows. Around her stalks Scarecrow, a sharp-tongued female.  Ominous sounds emanate from the wardrobe. There’s something nameless and nasty in there, and soon Woman must surrender to it. Marina Carr’s play is partly a black comedy charting a passionate life stifled in a provincial Ireland.

Show Time – Friday, October 15, 7:30 p.m. at Denver Victorian Playhouse, 4201 Hooker St, Denver www.denvervic.com
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Paragon Theatre presents the World Premier of (W)hole by Denver playwright Tracy Shaffer
In (W)hole, Ames is an artist whose life is shattered by the self-destructive model she hires. Yet amid the rubble of her relationships, Ames discovers what it means to become truly whole.

Show Time – Friday, November 12, 7:30 pm at Paragon Theatre, 1387 S. Santa Fe Drive, Denver  www.paragontheatre.org
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Stories on Stage presents Making Merry
Our annual holiday show will be filled with all the requisite frivolity and fun one expects of the season, but also with stories of heart, humanity, and Peace on Earth, Good Will To All…

Holly or Challah? by Paul Rudnick, read by Maggie Roswell; Christmas Shopping: A Survivor’s Guide by Dave Barry, read by Nick Sugar; The Return of the Smiling Wimpy Doll by Jean Shepherd, read by Sam Gregory; A Hanukkah Eve in Warsaw by Isaac Bashevis Singer, read by Ben Hammer and Captain Eli’s Best Ear by Frank R Stockton, read by Randy Moore.

Show Time – Sunday, December 12 at 1:30 p.m. in the Sewall Ballroom in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, Speer and Arapahoe www.storiesonstage.org
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PHAMALY presents The Diviners at the Aurora Fox Theatre
In a small farm community during the depression, water and faith are in short supply. A charismatic but back-sliding preacher drifts into town and meets a gentle but misunderstood boy with the gift of divining or water-witching.  The  two outcasts find a common bond to help each other divine for truth, faith and hope.

Show Time – Friday, January 21, 7:30 p.m. Aurora Fox Theatre, 9900 E. Colfax Ave, Aurora.  www.phamaly.org
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