Godspell, Magic Mountain, and Engineers without Borders

GODSPELL opens tonight at Miners Alley PlayhouseA mega hit On Broadway, Off Broadway and around the world GODSPELL was radiantly revisited and revived by its composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin) With crisp new arrangements and an injection of contemporary references. GODSPELL (2012) is every bit as delightful as the original and its uniqueness is strong enough to allow it to stand alone without eclipsing its predecessor.  There are a few tickets left for tonight’s performance, which includes their free, award-winning Opening Night Party.  Purchase tickets online. or phone the box office at 303-935-3044.

You’ve probably heard that most of Heritage Square will close after this year.  That includes the stores, alpine slide, and Miners Maze Adventureland.  The Heritage Square Amusement Park, which includes the rides, go-karts, miniature golf, arcade, and zipline will remain open.

Did you know that Heritage Square originated as Magic Mountain, which was patterned after Disneyland?  The Magic Mountain park operated for only one summer, during 1960, before closing due to bankruptcy.

Tomorrow afternoon at 4 (Saturday, 3/28), local historian Rick Gardner and long-time resident Bill Robie invite people to meet at the Square to share memories.  They are specifically hoping to meet people who remember the original incarnation–Magic Mountain.  Rick has a wonderful retrospective of the park on his website,  Check it out!

The CSM chapter of Engineers without Borders will hold a dinner and silent auction tomorrow night to benefit their Bridges to Prosperity program in Nicaragua.   Dinner will be provided by Arapahoe Hog Roasters and the silent auction will include authentic Nicaraguan items such as wooden bowls, paintings, pottery, coffee, hammocks, etc.  Click here to learn more.