Its an experience thats memorable for few, yet one that few will ever forget: the first time. Initially a website (www.myfirsttime.com) and then an off-Broadway production based on stories culled from the website, My First Time traffics in tales of virginity lost and now, for the first time (sorry), it comes to Colorado, to the Nonesuch Theater in Fort Collins.
Featuring a minimalist set design of four bar stools and a slide show (and, no, the slides are not pornographic), the basic performance has actors using a script as a guideline that weaves in their own personal first-time stories and a few from the audience along the way. Its a little offbeat, says producer and Nonesuch part owner Nick Turner, but its nothing too avant-garde. Turner emphasizes that the theater takes pains to create a safe environment: It really fits what were trying to do with Nonesuch, which is kind of provocative, but also interesting. And it is. Its sexy and funny and heartwarming and real.
Performance are at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Nonesuch, 216 Pine Street in Old Town Fort Collins, through October 30; admission runs from $15 to $20. For information, go to www.nonesuchtheater.com or call 970-224-0444.
Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. Starts: Oct. 15. Continues through Nov. 20, 2010