Christmas Cheer

For tonight’s opening of An Office Christmas Party With LadyFace, the sketch-comedy troupe — known for bringing a diverse series of comical skits about life and love to the stage — gets deep into the holiday-tale canon.

“We tried to put in all of the Christmas things that we could possibly think of — we’ve got fat Santa, a mysterious ghost-like figure, an orphan child — and mash it together in an office party,” says LadyFace member Timmi Lasley.

When Spark Theater approached the group about writing and producing a holiday play, the only stipulation was the setting: It had to take place in an office. The rest was up to the five funny ladies. The resulting adult-themed story follows temp and “office skank” Beth Bickey (played by Kristin Rand) through inappropriate cubicle conversations and copy-room liaisons.

An Office Christmas Party plays tonight at 8 p.m. and continues on select dates through December 15 at Spark Theater, 985 Santa Fe Drive. Tickets, $12, are available at www.sparktheater.com. (Advance online purchase is recommended; sales at the door will be limited and cash-only.) Visit the website at sparktheater.org or call 720-346-7396 for more information.
Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. Starts: Dec. 6. Continues through Dec. 15, 2012

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
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