"It's the disenfranchised-youth story that we relate to. The fact that adventure comes to the front door of Luke Skywalker or Frodo Baggins is something we can find appealing. Ultimately, the unlikely heroes strike a blow at the oppressive forces in the universe, and, well, who wouldn't want that opportunity? It's awesome!"
You can catch Charlie Ross's One-Man Lord of the Rings show December 27 and 28 at 8 p.m. at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons Street in Lone Tree; tickets are $36. For more information, visit www.lonetreeartscenter.org.
Thu., Dec. 27, 8 p.m.; Fri., Dec. 28, 8 p.m., 2012