"It uses some of the craziest slang words for pot in it, things I'd never heard before: bambalatcha, muggles, giggle stick, bug leaf, mooter...," Flomberg notes with amazement. And, she adds, director/choreographer Colin Roybal has infused the Equinox production with a nonstop blast of hidden tributes to other musicals in every big number: "We slay Cats. We slay Les Miz and A Chorus Line and Little Shop." But Flomberg's biggest revelation about the play has to do with its built-in appeal for the Denver dispensary community. "Some of them," she reveals, "are buying blocks of tickets and hosting special theater nights for their best clients."
Bottom line is, you don't have to be card-carrier to enjoy Reefer Madness. Performances continue every at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday through September 18; tickets are $12 to $15. Go to http://www.equinoxtheatredenver.com.
Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Starts: Aug. 27. Continues through Sept. 18, 2010