Buntport Theater will put a live theater twist on the drive-in movie schtick.
In the popular Denver company’s new show, “The Grasshoppers,” attendees will sit in their cars at Legacy Loop, 1800 Recreation Way, and watch four human-sized green grasshoppers interact in a nature documentary spoof.
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As with all theater companies, the pandemic shut Buntport’s doors and forced them to get creative about continuing to make art. Company member Erin Rollman hit on the idea of grasshoppers when she knew they’d have to do something outside. And the little green bugs have six feet, which fell right in line with 6 feet of distancing.
“Grasshoppers are considered solitary insects,” says Rollman, who went on to create the 36-minute