Ace director Billie McBride helms Cherry Creek Theatre’s production of the rom-com “Same Time Next Year,” playing at the Jewish Community Center, 350 S. Dahlia St., Denver, through Feb. 27, with Lauren Bahlman as Doris and Eric Mather as George. 303-800-6578, cherrycreektheatre.org. Next: “Ann,” by Holland Taylor in a regional premiere about the amazing Texas governor, Ann Richards, April 22-May 15. Then “Peter and the Star Catcher” will play Oct 28 to Nov. 20. (The delightful tale that takes off from “Peter Pan.”)
Thoughts of spring!
“Shakespeare in Love,” adapted from the movie by Lee Hall, will play through March 20 at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora. It’s based on the screenplay by Tom Stoppard and Marc Norman and is directed by Christine Kahane. Those familiar with local theater will welcome Joey Wishnia as Queen Elizabeth! Performances, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. vintagetheatre.org, 303-856-7830.
Student art show
Littleton Public Schools K12 Student Art Show is found online this year Feb. 24 to March 24, as works from most elementary, middle and high schools are exhibited in Arapahoe Community College’s Colorado Gallery of the Arts, which will host only virtual exhibits this year. A touch on each image reveals the student’s name, school and teacher. Fun to look at even if we can’t stand in front of each one. Visit arapahoe.edu/campus-community/art-galleries. Next, beginning Feb. 21 will be Cherry Creek School District High School Arts and Excellence Showcase.
International Guitar Night continues its 21st North American Tour at 8 p.m. on Feb. 19 at Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St. lonetreeartscenter.org, 720-509-1000. Luca Stricagnoli, Thu Le, Jim “Kimo” West, Lulo Reinhardt. (At the request of the artists, masks required.)
Newman Center Presents the Nashville Ballet with a presentation of “Lucy Negro Redux” in the June Swaner Gates Concert Hall at 7:30 p.m. on March 29 and 30, with music composed and performed by Rhiannon Giddens and Francisco Turisi, along with spoken words by Caroline Randall Williams. The ballet is choreographed by Nashville Ballet’s artistic Director Paul Vasterling based on Carline Randall Williams’ book of poetry. The piece alternates in time between Elizabethan and present day. Newman Center box office: 303-871-7720, newmancenterpresents.com.
Englewood’s Spring Recreation Guide is available and registration has started. See englewoodco.gov/our-city/citizen-magazine-recreation-guide.
Parker Artist Guild
“What I Love” is the name of the current exhibit by the Parker Artist Guild at the Schoolhouse Gallery, 19650 Mainstreet, Parker. About 40 artists are represented in the exhibit. There is also an exhibit in the PACE Center Gallery in Parker. parkerarts.org.
Denver Center for Performing Arts
“Rattlesnake Kate,” a new musical, is open at the Denver Center for Performing Arts. It is based on the story of a woman, Kate Slaughterhouse, who faced off an invasion of rattlers. It runs through March 13. Tickets: 303-893-4100, denvercenter.org. This is the first work commissioned by the Denver Center.