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Beauty and the Beast  
Candlelight Dinner Playhouse Beauty and the Beast
 
Belle, a young woman from a small country town, is forced to stay in the castle of a terrifying Beast to save her father's life. The Beast, in reality an arrogant young prince transformed by the spell of an enchantress, must learn how to love, and be loved. But his time is running out. If he cannot break the curse soon, he and his household will be doomed forever.
   
Christmas in Vegas  
Vintage Theatre Christmas in Vegas
 
Christmas lights and Vegas lights... it's a match made it heaven. Get a joyful dose of holiday cabaret with this star-studded, Sin City-style spin on the most wonderful time of the year at Aurora's Vintage Theatre. All the warmth and music of the holidays melds with the allure of the Strip in the second installment of Christmas in Vegas.
   
Hi-Hat Hattie!  
Aurora Fox Arts Center Hi-Hat Hattie!
 
A one-woman musical tour-de-force about the artist who played Mammy in Gone With The Wind, Hi-Hat Hattie! takes place backstage of an old theater where Ms. Hattie McDaniel recalls the incredible events of her storied show business life. Raised in Denver and a graduate of Denver East High School, the show details her journey from childhood through her pain as a stunned widow to the graceful artist that never buckled under the restraints of appearance, gender or race. Hi-Hat Hattie! is the funny and thought-provoking musical journey of a talented female artist who would become the first African-American to win an Oscar for her iconic role. Featuring jazz and blues classics like "St. Louis Blues," "Danny Boy," "Can't Help Lovin Dat Man," "Amazing Grace" and more, Hi-Hat Hattie! now comes to the Aurora Fox Arts Center - Main Stage.
   
Honeymoon in Vegas  
Vintage Theatre Honeymoon in Vegas
 
The New York Times raves Honeymoon in Vegas is "a real-live, old fashioned, deeply satisfying Broadway musical in a way few new shows are anymore." Based on the 1992 Nicholas Cage comedy hit, this is the hilarious story of commitment-phobe Jack, his not-so-patient girlfriend Betsy and a professional gambler named Tommy. Featuring a book by Andrew Bergman (who wrote and directed the original film) and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, this is a musical comedy in the Golden Age theatrical tradition, with gags, gams and great tunes. The original Broadway team of director Gary Griffin and choreographer Denis Jones brings Honeymoon in Vegas to the Vintage Theatre in Aurora.
   
The Miracle Worker  
John Hand Theater The Miracle Worker
 
Based on the remarkable true story of Helen Keller and her teacher Anne Sullivan, The Miracle Worker draws you into the experience of these two courageous women who overcame their disabilities to live rich lives. Critically acclaimed director Peter J. Hughes returns to the John Hand Theater in Denver to present this inspiring and unforgettable play, sure to be a highlight of your holiday season.
   
The Nutcracker  
The Ellie The Nutcracker
 
For 57 years, Colorado Ballet's Nutcracker has been charming audiences with its magical story, becoming a cherished part of the holiday season. Timeless choreography performed by talented dancers to Tchaikovsky's extraordinary score played live by the Colorado Ballet Orchestra is quintessential holiday fare. Complete with beautiful fairies, handsome princes, dancing snowflakes and a lovely young girl making her way to the Sugar Candy Kingdom, this gorgeous ballet is the perfect way to celebrate the season, and it's coming to the stage of Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver.
   
Red  
Vintage Theatre Red
 
Set in the 1950s, and based on real events, Red takes a compelling look at world-famous abstract artist Mark Rothko at the pinnacle of his creative powers. As he struggles with creating a series of large paintings for a commission, Rothko gets a brand-new assistant and the thin line between teacher and student begins to blur. See this this taut, visceral play by John Logan at Denver's Vintage Theatre.
   
Resolutions  
The Edge Theater Company at The Edge Theater Resolutions
 
For the past eight years, three middle-aged couples have gathered, post-Christmas, at Randall and Dellen's plush, cozy Vail cabin. Each year their social event includes exchanging white elephant gifts, making their resolutions for the upcoming year and, of course, a few cocktails. But this year, something has changed. Relationships have evolved, some more than others, and an unexpected guest is an all too familiar face.
   
Santa's Big Red Sack  
Avenue Theater Santa's Big Red Sack
 
Christmas carols, Santa's reindeer, the Whos in Whoville, gift exchanges and good will -- everything warm and fuzzy about the holidays gets a red-hot skewering in the seasonal sketch show Santa's Big Red Sack. A non-traditional look at Christmas cheer that's ironically become an annual tradition for Denver's Avenue Theater, Santa's Big Red Sack is clever, witty, silly, relentless -- and definitely not for the easily offended. The scenes are as predictably unpredictable as always, and this year the gang mixes new over-the-top material with hit sketches from years past.
   
Scrooge: Bah Humbug!  
Jesters Dinner Theatre Scrooge: Bah Humbug!
 
One of Longmont's most enduring holiday traditions takes Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol and adds a heaping helping of music, dancing and comedy, plus a full meal, while still serving up the heartfelt Yuletide themes of charity and goodwill. Scrooge: Bah Humbug! has been an annual staple of the Jesters Dinner Theatre repertoire since 1987 -- and it even stars the same actor in the title role. A family-friendly event with a bedtime-friendly length, this popular production offers a variety of entrees if your ticket includes a meal, with fresh bread and your choice of salad or soup. A kids' menu is available too, and so is a show-only ticket.