The actors walk along with the audience from place to place, performing each scene in a different location. The entire thing takes about two hours, with each scene lasting between five and fifteen minutes. We don't want to take over one area of the trail for too long, Downes explains.
The opening is today at 3 p.m. at the park, 900 Baseline Road, and runs every Saturday through September at the same time; tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for kids under twelve and members of hiking and mountain clubs. For more information, go to www.theatre-hikes.org or call 303-989-2385.
Saturdays, 3-5 p.m. Starts: Aug. 1. Continues through Sept. 26, 2009