‘Little Shop of Horrors’ coming to stage


Well-known area director Robert Wells brings skill and a sense of humor to “Little Shop of Horrors,” starting Jan. 28 and running through March 6 at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., Littleton. A foul-mouthed pot of foliage causes multiple problems for poor Seymour as he hopes to win the heart of his sweetheart. Tickets: $37-$52. townhallartscenter.org, 303-794-2787.

Vintage Theatre

“Fireflies” by Matthew Barber, adapted from the novel “Eleanor and Abel” by Annette Sanford, plays through Feb. 13 at Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora. It stars Deborah Persoff as Texas spinster Eleanor Bannister, whose roof problem draws smooth-talking drifter Abel Brown to the scene. Tickets: $20-$34. 303-856-7830, vintagetheatre.org.

Baroque Chamber Orchestra

The Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado will perform two winter concerts: The first will be the “Heartstrings — Live Concerts” performance at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 12 at Wellshire Presbyterian Church, 2999 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver and at 3 p.m. Feb. 13 at Broomfield Civic Auditorium, 3 Community Park Rd., Broomfield. The second will be “Coffee Cantata — Bach’s Comic Mini-Opera” at 7 p.m. on March 20 at a new venue — Southridge Recreation Center’s Wildcat Mountain Auditorium, 4800 McArthur Ranch Road, Highlands Ranch. bcocolorado.org.

Miners Alley

“Moon Over Buffalo” by Ken Ludwig plays at Miners Alley Playhouse, 1224 Washington St. in Golden, Jan. 28 to March 20, with in-person and on demand options after the first night, when it will be filmed. Tickets: $35-$45 for opening night and $17-$45 afterwards. Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights at 7:30; 2 p.m. on Sundays. Rory Pierce directs. minersalley.com, 303-935-3044.

Saving Places

Colorado Preservation Inc. will offer “Perspectives in Preservation,” Feb. 7-8 at the Sheraton Hotel Denver, plus a session online only on Feb. 9 with “Preservation Law and Climate Change” by Sara Bronin of Cornell University. Visit coloradopreservation.org, 303-893-4260.

Inside the Orchestra

A new virtual music program for schools will be released in late February by Inside the Orchestra, which was especially beloved for its Tiny Tots Program. The new program will be virtual only and at low cost or free.

Close n’Counter

The eclectic guitar trio Close n’Counter will return to Littleton United Methodist Church, 5894 S Datura St., Littleton at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 30 to perform with a special blend of steel and gut strings. Free. Also at LUMC on Feb. 7: Voices West annual benefit for Littleton Elementary Schools Music Programs at 7 p.m. Donations will be in order here, although admission is free.

Watercolor workshop

Artist Janet Nunn will conduct a watercolor workshop via Zoom from 9 a.m. to noon on Feb. 5. Limited to 25 students. See heritage-guild.com/workshops. Memberships also available here for Heritage Fine Arts Guild, which offers many programs through the year.

While the COVID-19 pandemic continues, public events frequently are canceled or rescheduled. Check with organizers before you go. Masks and proof of vaccination are standard at all venues listed.

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