Poudre High School Theatre presents The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 at their high school auditorium, 7 p.m. April 28,29,30 and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday May 1.
“Good People”, directed by Cheryl King, opens at Bas Bleu Theatre, 401 Pine St. in Fort Collins, on May 28 and runs through June 26. An insightful comedy of class and culture, “Good People” tells the story of Maggie, a girl from the wrong side of Boston who has lost her job and is one bingo game away from homelessness. She risks reaching out to an old flame, now a doctor, as she tries to find a new start. Visit basbleu.org or call 970-498-8949 for tickets.
Fort Collins Symphony’s second spring concert, “Dazzling,” will be held May 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Center, 417 W. Magnolia St. in Fort Collins. The concert features Rachmaninoff, Bruch and Britten, with guest violinist Do Phoung Nhi. Visit fcsymphony.org or call 970-221-6730 for tickets.
Debut Theatre in Fort Collins is celebrating 50 shows and 25 years in the community with E.B. White’s classic “Charlotte’s Web,” playing May 6 through 14. This timeless tale is appropriate for all ages, and tickets are only $8. You can buy them at the Lincoln Center Box Office, 417 Magnolia St., at lctix.com, or call 970-221-6730.
Through May 22, Midtown Arts Center, 3750 S. Mason St. in Fort Collins, is showing “Lost in Yonkers.” Described as Neil Simon’s best play, it tells the story of two teenage boys sent to stay with a childlike aunt and mobster uncle. The boys find life bewildering among these eccentric relatives, and learn about pain, humor and love. Rated PG. Tickets are available at midtownartscenter.com or by calling 970-225-2555. In Studio Two at Midtown “The Fantasticks” shows through May 29. “Mary Poppins” opens at Midtown June 3 and runs through Aug. 27.
The summer schedule has been announced for a series of concerts near the lagoon on the west side lawn of the CSU Lory Student Center, 1101 Center Avenue Mall in Fort Collins. The outdoor concerts begin at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays, and people are encouraged to bring picnics and their own seating. The concert schedule includes: June 15: Wendy Woo Band, June 22: Bonnie and the Clydes, June 29: Maxwell Mud, July 6: Euforquestra, July 13: The Burroughs, July 20: Winchester Holiday, July 27: Union Gray, August 3: Danielle Ate the Sandwich. On Aug. 10, an ice social will be held. For more information, contact Lauren@mantoothcompany.com or 970-988-6549.
Poudre RiverFest will be held June 4 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Legacy Park, 300 Woodlawn Drive in Fort Collins. This free event is organized by seven nonprofit organizations, and is made possible by in-kind donations and sponsorships. The music lineup includes Justin Roth, Grant Farm, and Mama Lenny and the Remedy. For more details, see poudreriverfest.org.