The One Night Stand Time Machine

Apr 7, 2019


One Night Stand Theater celebrates its 10th anniversary with an evening of science fiction and alternate history with “The One Night Stand Time Machine” on Sunday, April 7, 7:00 p.m. at Vintage Theatre in Aurora.

This one-night-only production features short plays and stories about time travel, the future, and the past:

• See time travel gone wrong on the Boston subway in “will/did/is” by Patrick Gabridge.
• Travel back to the Garden of Eden to meet a “Serpent in Love” by Gina Wencel.
• Witness a mysterious minister baffle the congregation in “Quarky” by Julie Excell.
• Learn about time travel from twin scholars in “Professors Tweedle-Dee and Tweedle-Dum Discuss Time Travel and the Meaning of Time” by Bill Thompson.
• Journey to the past to be insulted by the Bard in “Shakespearean Insults.”
• Watch a crisis in the year 2080 take an unexpected turn in “Cage Free” by Rebecca Ryland.
• Hop on a train to Civil War Gettysburg with a fantastic stowaway in “Lincoln on the Train” by Jeffrey Wolf.

“Our April show marks the 10th anniversary of our theater company,” says James O’Leary, One Night Stand Theater’s artistic director. “To celebrate, we are featuring some of our favorite plays and stories from the past 10 years as well as new pieces that explore the past and future.”

One Night Stand Theater is a Denver-area theater company that has presented one-night-only evenings of theatrical staged readings for the past 10 years, each with its own theme. Performances have featured folk tales, American history, old-time radio, social issues, and plays about war, romance, and world travel.

“The One Night Stand Time Machine” takes place on Sunday, April 7 at 7:00 p.m. at Vintage Theatre, located at 1468 Dayton St., one half-block south of Colfax Avenue in Old Downtown Aurora. The show is recommended for mature audiences. Tickets are $10. To make reservations, e-mail or phone 303-725-4959. More information is available at and at the One Night Stand Theater Facebook page.

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