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Show Descriptions

A Manny for Us

July 26 to August 11

by James P. Hayes

Directed by Maru Garcia

WORLD PREMIERE. Join Peter and David as they navigate hiring their first live-in help and what it means to interview and consider having a stranger move into their happy home. Share the laughs, heart breaks, and moments of tenderness as these two “Golden Boys” chart a course to maintain independence in their senior years by hiring, not a nanny, but a male housekeeper (a “Manny”) for two very particular, married, gay seniors.

Rated: R for sexual topics and language.



Bad Jews

September 13 to September 29

By Joshua Harmon

Directed by Selena A. Naumoff

Bad Jews is a dark comedy. After a beloved grandfather dies in New York, leaving a treasured piece of religious jewelry that he succeeded in hiding even from the Nazis during the Holocaust, cousins fight over not only the family heirloom, but their "religious faith, cultural assimilation, and even the validity of each other's romances.

Rated: R for strong language & adult themes.


                X Minus One                

Sundays- October 6 to October 27

by Assorted Authors

Directed by Geri Crawley

X Minus One was originally an American science fiction radio drama series that was broadcast from April 24, 1955, to January 9, 1958. Known for high production values in adapting stories from the leading American authors of the era, X Minus One has been described as one of the finest offerings of American radio drama and one of the best science fiction series in any medium. Wheat Ridge Theatre Company is proud to present “radio theatre” presentations of multiple episodes on Sunday afternoons in October. Rated: G.



                                                            October 25 to November 10

by Anthony Horowitz

Directed by Selena A. Naumoff 

Mindgame is a psychological thriller set in a mental hospital. A writer of "true crime" stories arrives at an experimental hospital for the criminally insane, with the hope of interviewing a serial killer for a new book. He meets the hospital director but things don't seem quite right. The longer the writer remains, the stranger things get.

Rated: PG13.


                                                                                  Scrooge in Rouge

December 6 to December 22

Book & Lyrics by Ricky Graham | Original Music Composed by Jefferson Turner

Directed by Mellisa Taylor

This quick-change, cross-dressing version of the Charles Dickens classic is set in a Victorian music hall. The 20-member theatre company beset with food poisoning has only three surviving members to perform A Christmas Carol. The undaunted trio gamely face missed cues, ill-fitting costumes, and solving the problem of having no one to play Tiny Tim. Done in the style of British Music Hall, SCROOGE IN ROUGE abounds in bad puns, bawdy malapropisms, naughty double-entendres, and witty songs. A raucous holiday treat!

Rated: P


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