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Photo by Simon Maage on Unsplash.
Photo by Simon Maage on Unsplash.

If you are looking to experience the arts, check out the Miners Alley Playhouse in Golden. In May 2019, Miners Alley Playhouse proudly announced its status as Colorado’s newest Actors Equity Union Theatre. Their most popular show that is currently running is Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo. This comedy directed by Rory Pierce started back on January 28th and will continue to run until March 20th. In order to get your tickets, go to the Miners Alley Playhouse website. Continue reading for everything you need to know about this wonderful theatre experience.


A Colorado Comedy Theatre Series


The story of Moon Over Buffalo follows Charlotte and George Hay. The Hay's, "an acting couple not exactly the Lunts, are on tour in Buffalo in 1953 with a repertory consisting of Cyrano de Bergerac 'revised, one nostril version' and Noel Coward's Private Lives." Like many great comedies, everything that can go wrong with Charlotte and George does go wrong. The plot thickens when the couple gets a visit from their daughter’s clueless fiancé. They are constantly trying to figure out which play they’re actually performing. Also, there is a ton of tension caused by Charlotte’s deaf, old stage-manager mother who hates every bone in George’s body.


Though it is only two thirds through its scheduled run, Moon Over Buffalo has already garnered a ton of great praise and rave reviews. USA Today commented that "Moon Over Buffalo packs more comic genius onto the stage than anything in recent memory!" Also, The New York Times stated that "Ken Ludwig is one of those rare contemporary playwrights who thinks in terms of old-fashioned knockabout farce, and that’s something to be cherished." This is a show that you will not want to miss!

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