The award-winning Butterfly Effect Theatre of Colorado (BETC – formerly Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company) is known for its powerful and engaging performances and programs, with meaningful impacts beyond the stage. This summer the company hits the road in the BETC Theatre Truck performing two different plays from June 9 to August 7 at a variety of outdoor venues. All shows are FREE and open to the public.
Dorothy’s Dictionary is by award-winning playwright E.M. Lewis. High school student Zan is putting in his community service hours when he meets Dorothy, a book-lover who’s losing her eyesight. Each of them might just have what the other needs… if they can only find the words. The play is perfect for tweens to adults.
Amelia’s Big Idea is a new musical for younger audiences. Ten-year-old Amelia Smart wants to build a dog park. Her pet Gadget needs a safe place to play, but her big idea to transform Townville will take a lot of work! Along the way, Amelia will need help from the Mayor, the Librarian, Mr. Delivery, and others.
Kids (suggested ages 4 to 12) will learn about teamwork, community, and civic ambition through catchy songs and live acoustic music.
Performances are scheduled in Arvada, Boulder, Erie, Littleton, Northglenn, Lafayette and more. You’ll find the full schedule of performances here.