SHOWS AND EVENTS

Cherry Creek Theatre Company presents

A Picasso

April 5 – April 29, 2018

Cherry Creek Theatre Company presents A PICASSO playing now through April 29th at the Mizel Arts and Culture Center. Paris, 1941. Pablo Picasso (Logan Ernstthal) has been summoned from his favorite café by German occupation forces to a storage vault across the city for an interrogation. His questioner is Miss Fischer (Susie Roelofsz), a beautiful “cultural attaché” from Berlin. Her assignment: discover which of the three Picasso paintings recently “confiscated” by the Nazis from their Jewish owners are real. The ministry of propaganda has planned an exhibit, and only the great artist himself can attest to their authenticity. What Miss Fischer finds leads to a cat-and-mouse drama about art and politics; sex and truth; and a twist at its climax.

With over 30 plays to his name Jeffrey Hatcher is best known for the stage adaptation of Tuesdays with Morrie  which he co-wrote with author Mitch Albom, Three Viewings, a comedy consisting of three monologues – each of which takes place in a funeral home and the stage adaptation of The Turn of the Screw, Henry James’s psychological thriller. Hatcher also wrote the book for the Broadway musical Never Gonna Dance and the musical, ELLA. This production is under the direction of Billie McBride.

Cherry Creek Theatre Company is engaging audiences with A PICASSO now through April 29 at the Mizel Arts and Culture Center (MACC), 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver, CO 80246. Performances are Thursdays at 7:00 p.m., Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 22 and 29 at 7 p.m.  Tickets are available by calling 303-800-6578 or online at www.cherrycreektheatre.org.

Cherry Creek Theatre Company is the vision of a group of dedicated Cherry Creek North residents, businesses and local theater leaders, who have made it their mission to enhance and enrich the Cherry Creek community by producing a broad range of high quality productions that will be entertaining, educational, enriching and diverse.

 

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