Rhonda Brown got the kind of reviews actors dream about for her work in last year's one-woman play Red Hot Patriot: the Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins, and the production won a Best of Denver 2013 award for Best Political Theater. Produced and directed by Brian Freeland, it sold out at the LIDA Project and moved on to sold-out nights at the Aurora Fox. But perhaps the feedback Brown values most came from a woman in a wheelchair after a performance. "I used to party till the wee hours with Molly Ivins," Brown remembers this woman saying, "and tonight I felt like I was partying with Molly again."
Now you can, too. The play based on the life and writings of Molly Ivins has been such a hit, LIDA brought Red Hot Patriot to the Dairy Center for the Arts in Boulder this month, and after two-weeks of sold out shows, three more performances have been added. That's reason to give thanks!
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The shows are at 8 p.m. Friday, November 29, and 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, November 30. Tickets run from $15 to $35 (adults), but we know they'll go fast. Grab yours now by calling 303-444-7328, or go to thedairy.org.
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And those aren't the only hot tickets in town. The Book of Mormon just finished its latest run this past weekend, but today at 10 a.m., you can sign on for seats at the third round of Mormon -- which is coming back to Denver in 2015, this time to the Ellie Caulkins Opera House at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. Read more about it in last week's announcement, and then start limbering your fingers so you can log in this morning and buy tickets here.