Of the shows opening this weekend, these are the ones we want to see. These could be the best shows of the year or these shows could end up being terrible. As always we encourage you to chime in with your thoughts on our list and what shows you are seeing this weekend.
His Choice: Jersey Boys at DCA
From the Denver Center website: Jersey Boys is the Tony®, Grammy® and Olivier Award-winning Best Musical about Rock and Roll Hall of Famers The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the story of how four blue-collar kids became one of the greatest successes in pop music history. They wrote their own songs, invented their own sounds and sold 175 million records worldwide – all before they were 30! Jersey Boys features their hit songs “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Rag Doll,” “Oh What a Night” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” “It will run for centuries!” proclaims Time.
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HER CHOICE: The Belle of Amherst at Miners Alley Playhouse
From the Miners Alley website: The Belle of Amherst is a One-Woman Tour d’ Force starring Miners Alley Playhouse Artistic Director, Paige L. Larson. The play features Emily Dickinson telling the audience the story of her remarkable life, her triumphs and her heartbreaks, all told with the style and flair that only a New England spinster could muster up. Don’t miss this remarkable performance about a remarkable woman’s life. And immediately following the performance on opening night we invite you to join us for our world famous hors d’ oeuvres reception and enjoy meeting Paige Larson and director Rick Bernstein.
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Don’t Forget All of the Other Great Theatre Opening This Weekend
July 17 – Women of Will, Part 3: Living Underground, or Dying to Tell the Truth at CSF
July 19 – The Revenger’s Tragedy at Obscene/Courageous Theatre
July 20 – The Play About the Baby at Germinal Stage
July 20 – My Fair Lady at Jester’s Dinner Theatre
July 20 – Captain Swift and the Invasion From Dimension X at Bug Theatre (Planet X Players)