Stage and Comedy

One night in Miami

Regardless of the degree of controversy, over the course of one, 90-minute act, “Miami” fearlessly wrestles with what was discussed in that south Florida hotel room, leaving no punch pulled, feather unrustled or topic untouched.

FILE - This file image released by DDPR Public Relations shows Dan Sharkey as Hucklebee, left, and Kevin R. Free as Bellomy in "The Fantasticks." The off-Broadway phenomenon “The Fantasticks” will end its fantastic run this summer. Producers of the stalwart, low-tech show said Wednesday, March 25, 2015, the musical will close May 3, the 55th anniversary of the show’s opening in 1960. It will have run 20,672 performances in two city venues. (AP Photo/DDPR Public Relations, Graham Dougherty, File)

Producers of the stalwart, low-tech show said Wednesday that the musical will close on May 3, the 55th anniversary of the show’s opening in 1960. It will have run 20,672 performances in two city venues, with a gap of four years when it went silent.

Actors go through their final dress rehearsal of "Moking Burd" a play centered on a protagonist who falls on the autistic spectrum and is forced to deal with mental health, disability, social norms and youth violence, March 9 at the Community College of Aurora. The show opens at the Larry D. Carter Theater on the CCA campus March 12 at 7:30 p.m. and is part of the 13 CCA productions Theatre Director Stacey D’Angelo has commanded since she started at the school in 2008. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

“I saw a fair amount growing up of what it’s like to not be accepted and for quick judgments to be made,” she said. “So I find a connection in making sure we tell stories of people who’s behavior sometimes isn’t what it seems — there’s a reason for it.”


It’s a dream show this weekend for Aurora Singers fans. The Aurora Singers polled audiences last year for what their favorite musical numbers are. After extensive study, a gala show boasting a red carpet, gowns and a little papparazzi reveals the songs of songs for two nights. Show tunes from just about every generation made the […]

‘Big Fish’

Curtains at 7:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Runs through March 22 at The Aurora Fox Arts Center, 9900 E. Colfax Ave.

For ticket information, call the box office at 303-739-1970 or go to

With the help of some brilliant off-number music at the hands of The Fox band, “Big Fish” is an appropriately-inflated wonder that entertains and even inspires from the first cast of the line to the protagonist’s final nautical departure