Ballet Nouveau Colorado chose to draw inspiration from the famous bordello for its Valentine's Day production of Moulin Rouge. Created by Garrett Ammon, the troupe's version follows the story of a young woman who's captivated by the dance master at the most infamous nightclub in Paris.
Moulin Rouge opens tonight at 8 p.m. at the D.L. Parsons Theatre, 11801 Community Center Drive in Northglenn (303-450-8800); tickets are $22 to $26. Additional performances are tomorrow night at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m.; on Valentine's Day, catch a special engagement at the Paramount Theatre, 1631 Glenarm Place (303-405-6080), at 8 p.m.; tickets are $38 to $55. Visit www.balletnouveaucolorado.org for information.
Feb. 8-9, 8 p.m.; Sun., Feb. 10, 4 p.m., 2008