‘Hair’ comes to Littleton
“Hair: the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical,” with book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt McDermot, opens May 17 and plays until June 16 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., Littleton. Nick Sugar directs and choreographs this tale of 1960s long-haired, politically active hippies living in New York City. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays and June 1; 6:30 p.m. June 9. Tickets: $20-$40, 303-794-2787 ext. 5, TownHallArtsCenter.com.
One night only …
“3 THINGS” will run at 8 p.m. on May 17 only at Buntport Theater, 717 Lipan St., Denver, created by “five people messing around with theater, music, dance and video, resulting in three short pieces: The Fish that Came Between Us; Songs for Imaginary Landscapes; Il pleut.” Erin Rollman and Brian Colonna are joined by Adam Stone, Laura Samuelson and Nathan Hall. There are no seats — audience members will travel from one thing to another. Tickets: $5, buntport.com/reservations.
‘Fawlty Towers’ revisited
“A Night at Fawlty Towers,” based on the popular British TV farce written by Monty Python’s John Cleese and Shannon Booth, will play May 24 to June 15 at the Bug Theatre, 3654 Navajo St., Denver. Presented by Equinox Theatre Company, the comedy is directed by Shannon McCarthy. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets: $20 in advance, $22 at the door, EquinoxTheatreDenver.com.
“A Little Night Music” by Stephen Sondheim plays May 17 to June 1 at Longmont Theatre Company, 513 Main St., Longmont. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays; and 7:30 p.m. May 30. 303-772-5200.
Tracy Turnblad charms
“Hairspray — the Musical” will be presented by Stapleton MCA and the Aurora Fox at Founder’s Green, just east of 29th and Quebec, at 7 p.m. May 31 and June 1, 7 and 8. Directed and choreographed by Piper Lindsay Arpan. A family show with free admission. Bring a blanket of chairs and a picnic.
“Waiting for Godot” by Samuel Beckett is performed by Café La Papa Experimental Theatre Company, formed by former Parker Mayor David Casiano, with the Parker Arts Council. American classics and theater of the absurd productions with minimal sets and characters will tour libraries. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. Performances: May 18,Lone Tree Public Library; June 1, Parker Library.
“The Mousetrap,” the world’s longest-running play, by Dame Agatha Christie, will be presented by the Player’s Guild at The Festival Playhouse, 5665 Olde Wadsworth, Arvada. Performances: May 31 to June 9, 7:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $16, $14, 303-422-4090, festivalplayhouse.com.