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Can you imagine a world without art?

Can you imagine a world without art? Without music? Without theater? Without imagination? Without creativity? Without soul?

Can you?

That was Europe during the Hitler occupation. This is the world painters like Picasso found themselves in and the world they tried to survive in and still make art.

They watched as the Nazis made bonfires and watched as beautiful works of art, plays, books, musical scores were thrown into the flames never to be seen or heard or read.  Can you imagine what was lost to us?

What if they had won?

We can never be complacent. Someone will always want to build a bonfire.

Billie McBride
Director, A Picasso
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The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.

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Pablo Picasso
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Billie McBride


Billie is very pleased to be back at Cherry Creek Theatre where she previously directed Vigil and performed in Driving Miss Daisy and 4000 Miles. Billie spent 20 years in…

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